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Chester Carr

Military

RTD Had mechanical failure and ditched in channel on 7/21/44 in B-24 42-51218

Service

People

  • Chester Carr

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Engineer B-24 | 491st Bomb Group
    Chester Carr served in the US Army Air Corp during WWII. He was part of the original group and the Engineer aboard the B-24 Lambsey Divey 491st Bomb Group flying many bombing missions over France and Germany. He and his crew stood down when the Lambsey...

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51218

    B-24 Liberator

  • 44-40170 Lambsy Divey

    B-24 Liberator
    The original crew of LAMBSY DIVEY are listed below. They did their final training in this plane and flew it to England in 1944. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Returned (RTD) North Sea 21 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7257 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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