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William E Craig

Military

26 missions with B-17. Pictures p. 34 in Silent Heroes.

AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DUC/ ETO/ EAME w/ 4 battle stars

Service

Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 863rd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 13 July 1920

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2018 11:53:23 helen@faxbase.co.uk Changes to media associations
Sources

493rd BG Archives Debach

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2018 08:54:26 helen@faxbase.co.uk Changes to media associations
Sources

493rd BG Archives Debach www.493bgdebach.co.uk

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2018 07:54:01 helen@faxbase.co.uk Changes to nickname
Sources

493rd BG Archives Debach

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self, Interviewed in Silent Heroes Among Us ISBN 1-884687-07-5. , http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php

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