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Donald S Graham

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 548th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Associated Place

  • Great Ashfield

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was built in 1942 by John Laing & Son Ltd. 108,000 tons of concrete was used in its construction, creating a Class 'A' airfield suitable for heavy bombers. The 385th Bomb Group took up residence in the summer of 1943, and remained at the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Worcester, Massachusetts 25 May 1925
Died 7 May 2008
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2021 19:10:02 Dricharlo Changes to media associations
Sources

Submitted by Rick Graham, son of Donald S Graham.

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2021 18:53:23 Dricharlo Changes to mission associations
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Submitted by Rick Graham, son of Donald S Graham.

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2021 18:48:54 Dricharlo Changes to mission associations
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Submitted by Rick Graham, son of Donald R Graham.

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2020 19:19:52 Dricharlo Changes to media associations
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Rick Graham provided the photo and is the son of Sgt. Donald S Graham.

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2020 21:37:29 Dricharlo Changes to events
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Rick Graham - Donald S Graham's son.

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2020 18:54:41 Dricharlo Changes to media associations
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Rick Graham - Donald S Graham’s son

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2020 18:12:45 Dricharlo Changes to nickname and place associations
Sources

Rick Graham - Son of Donald S Graham

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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