487th Bomb Group (H)
Station 137 - Lavenham, Suffolk, UK
22-Sep-43 to 7-Nov-45

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City of Savannah (Added 9-Feb-2017) A story of the "City of Savannah", the B-17 at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. This tells of the service this aircraft saw with the 48th Bomb Group. Written by Ivo de Jong.
William Henry Hughey (Added 22-Dec-2016) This is a video with comments by Henry Hughey about his missions and thoughts on service with the 487th Bomb Group, and more.
2017 Reunion information This link will provide you with information about the upcoming 486th/487th reunion in the Denver, CO area from August 9 to 13.
8th Anti submarine personnel Personnel of the 8th Anti submarine Squadron. This group became the 839th Squadron of the 487th Bomb Group (H)
New in the Roster In the roster you can now look at lists of personnel by squadron, unit, etc and name. This includes not just the air squadrons, but any unit where we have information about personnel assignments.
487th Bomb Group Aircraft markings Ivo de Jong wrote this comprehensive summary of the various aircraft markings used by the 487th Bomb Group
487th Bomb Group Insignia Ivo de Jong and Paul Webber wrote this summary of information about the 487th Bomb Group insignia. Several logos were used during the war, but none was official. This is worth reading to understand the story.
Lt General William K. Martin interview Very interesting interview with General Martin who, as Colonel Martin, commanded the 487th during the war.
The General discusses his time with the 487th, and many other details of his career and life.
487th Historic Markers National Museum of the 8th Air Force. These markers are found at the National Museum of the Mighty 8th in Pooler, Georgia
Photo History of the 487th Bomb Group (H) The book is still available! You can find out how to order a copy by clicking here.


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