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George H Decker

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 509th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 36-149

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    The initial flight of the aircraft took place on 2-Dec-36, but with Stan Umstead, five days later nosed over during landed but was not too badly damaged. Delivered 49BS/2BG Langley 1-Mar-37; 4000 Base Unit Wright Fd 1938; transferred 19BG March Fd, Oct...

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09 December 2020 09:50:15 Emily Changes to surname and firstname
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Date Contributor Update
27 June 2020 15:37:45 Hotelie1970 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, unit associations and aircraft associations
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General Order 320 from Headquarters 1st Bombardment Division, Office of the Commanding General, by Command of Major General Williams, dated 11 September 1944.

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