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Richard A Bates

Military

EAME Medal w/ 3 Battle Stars/ American Defense Medal/ WW II Victory Medal

Service

Units served with

  • Headquarters (8th Air Force)

    Headquarters (8th Air Force)


    8th Air Force Headquarters opened in London under the command of General Carl A Spaatz on 19 June 1942. It oversaw all Commands, Wings and Groups engaged in the Strategic Bombing Campaign until February 1944, when it became US Strategic Air Forces in...

  • Headquarters Squadron (8th Air Force)

Events

Event Location Date
Born Camp Point, Illinois 14 May 1911

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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