CAN DO NOTES - "Jay Donelan introduces the 305th and "ole Miss" Destry to Kansas weather" Vol '03 No. 1 July, 2003 ( 305th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial Association Newsletter )

305th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial Association, Chelveston, England WWII

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Wraps - AS NEW Condition, no marks, very clean inside, very clean cover - Newsletter of the 305th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial Association - Issues contain numerous personal stories and rare, otherwise unpublished photos of aircraft, crew and camps from the 305th BG in WWII - During World War II, the 305th Bombardment Group was one of the first VIII Bomber Command B-17 Flying Fortress units in England and was one of the most decorated USAAF heavy bombardment groups in the European Theater. 1st Lt William R. Lawley, Jr. and 1st Lt Edward S. Michael, pilots in the 364th Bomb Squadron, each received the Medal of Honor. While commanded by Colonel Curtis LeMay the Group pioneered many bomber flying formations and bombing procedures that became the standard operating procedures in the Eighth Air Force. It suffered the heaviest loss of 14 October 1943 Schweinfurt-Regensburg mission, and for this reason was given the Nazi flag found flying in the city when it was captured by the US troops in April, 1945. - Lineage - Established as 305 Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 January 1942 - Activated on 1 March 1942 - Redesignated 305 Bombardment Group, Heavy, on 20 August 1943 - Inactivated on 25 December 1946 - United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Bombardment Group, 305th -- History.,World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Bomb Group, 305th -- History.,305th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial Association., Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: CAN DO NOTES - "Jay Donelan introduces the ...
Publisher: 305th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial Association, Chelveston, England WWII
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Wraps
Book Condition: As New

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