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Richard A Bates


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


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)


Event Location Date
Born Camp Point, Illinois 14 May 1911


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

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