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388th Bomb Group, USAAF

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Those known to have served with  388th Bomb Group, USAAF during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Diederich Ralph J. Second Lieutenant (d.8th March 1944)
  • Morse Joseph Oramel.
  • Watson Jesse Otis. S/Sgt.

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Second Lieutenant Ralph J Diederich Purple Heart 388 Bomber Group, Heavy 563 Bomber Squadron (d.8th March 1944)

My grandfather's brother, Second Lieutenant Ralph J. Diederich O-755052 enlisted in Illinois in the U.S. Army Air Force and flew with the 563rd Bomber Squadron, 388th Bomber Group, Heavy. He lost his life on Wednesday, March 08, 1944 and was buried at Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold (Moselle), in France. He was awarded a Purple Heart. I would love to learn more about him.

Brian Diederich

S/Sgt. Jesse Otis Watson 563rd Bomb Sqdn. 388th Bomb Group H

Jesse with his crew 563rd Bomb Squadron

S Sgt Jesse O Watson Jr flight jacket, Madiam Marie

Lucky Bastards Club Award

S/Sgt. Jesse Otis Watson flew with 563rd Bomb Sqdn. 388th Bomb Group H

David F Watson

Joseph Oramel Morse 388th Bomb Group

Joseph Morse served with the Army Air Corp, as a ball turret gunner in 388th Bomb Group in WW2. He was shot down over France. Looking for information.

Kathy Savage

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