44th Bomb Group (Heavy)
44th Bomb Group (Heavy) 8th Air Force – U.S. Army Air Corps Station 115, Shipdham, England Sept. 1942 – May 1945 66th, 67th, 68th, 506th Squadrons 8000 personnel/344 combat missions 153 B-24s lost/330 Axis aircraft AC shot down 859 aircrew KIA/232 WIA/544 POW
The Flying Eight Balls 44th Bomb Group awards Medal of Honor Col. Leon W. Johnson Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance Presidential Unit Citation Kiel, Germany Ploesti, Romania (low level)
Location. 40° 12.117′ N, 77° 9.51′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Army Heritage Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 88th Infantry (here, next to this marker); 80th Infantry (here, next to this marker); Team Spirit (within shouting distance of this marker); Reforger (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Warrant Officer 4 William F. Hale (Retired) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Army’s New 50-Ton Killer (within
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