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Varsall Clair Cowley

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  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

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    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

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  • Lavenham

    Military site : airfield
    Lavenham was built as a standard USAAF bomber airfield, with fifty hardstandings, T2 hangars and 2,000 and 1,400 feet runways. John Laing and Son Ltd. carried out the work in 1943, and the airfield opened in April 1944. The 487th Bomb Group occupied...

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Date Contributor Update
18 March 2017 22:48:17 ceubanks Changes to person associations and place associations
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added crew member

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2017 21:02:46 ceubanks Changes to middlename, person associations and mission associations
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Added crew and missions. 3/18/2017 Cari Eubanks, daughter

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:21 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / WWW.487thBG.org roster

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