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Following are Hyper-Links to some sites of further interest:

Military Hall of Honor    Military Hall of Honor

Honor Flight Network    Honor Flight Network

Veterans History Project    Veterans History Project

ABMC    American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC)

   Foundation United Adopters American War Graves, Netherlands

Fields of Honor    Fields of Honor - Database

Witness to War    Witness to War

Antoine d Saint Exupery    Antoine d Saint Exupery

World War II History    World War II History

NEAM    New England Air Museum A-26 Restoration Project

Aviation Cadet Museum    Aviation Cadet Museum

DFC Society    The Distinguished Flying Cross Society

A-20s for Russia    A-20s for Russia

Americans At War    Americans At War (PBS Series)

Before You Go    Before You Go

HAG Museum    1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum

B26.com    B26.com

WWII AAF Collection    WWII Army Air Forces Collection
(Historical Documents)


Graves Registration    US Army Quartermaster Foundation "Graves Registration"

American Air Museum    American Air Museum

AFHRA    Air Force Historical Research Agency

Air Force History Index.    Air Force History Index

Army Air Forces.com Forum    Army Air Forces.com Forum

Ancestry.com    Ancestry.com World War II Records

Fold3    Fold3

AAIR    AAIR - Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research

Lt. Blair H. Bradford    Ryan Conroy's "Lt. Blair H. Bradford - Mission 50" memorial blog

Hiram Conant    Lieutenant Colonel Hiram Francis Conant

Lou Prucha    Lou Prucha Memorial Site

Sugar Baby    A-26 Invader "Sugar Baby" History

Attack Bombers We Need You    Attack Bombers We Need You! A History of the 416th Bomb Group
by Ralph Conte


A-26 Invader Units of World War 2    A-26 Invader Units of World War 2
by Jim Roeder


First to Fall    First to Fall
by Wayne G. Sayles


Darwin's War    Darwin's War
by Dr. Larry N. Smith


Air Raids on Lage in the Spring of 1945    Luftangriffe auf Lage im Fruhjahr 1945 (Air Raids on Lage in the Spring of 1945)
by Konrad Soppa


A Brief History of RAF Wethersfield    A Brief History of RAF Wethersfield
by Ross Stewart


USAAF WWII Chronology    The USAAF in WWII. Chronology of WWII, month by month




Many photographs posted on this site are from the public domain
or were donated to the 416th Bomb Group Archive by the 416th Veterans, their families and friends.
We are thankful to those who preserved these visual memories both then and in the intervening years.
Our thanks also to the following for their contributions:

* Francis J. Cachat: 416th Bomb Group Photo Collection and personal records.

* Ralph Conte: "Attack Bombers, We Need You! A History of the 416th Bomb Group", ISBN: 0-9712387-0-7

* Wayne Downing: personnel photos and details, operational records.

* Bob Kehres: personal photos and details.

* Dave Andrews: personal photos and details.

* Jane and Doug Enman: Unit histories from official archives, personnel photos and veteran contact information.

* Ed Klacik: Air Heritage Inc. Beaver Falls, PA.

* Jim Kerns: 671st BS history.

* Steve Burris: personnel databases, photos and unit transfer orders.

* Air Force Historical Research Agency: operational reports, mission photos and archived material.

* Bart Singletary, Phil Stanley, Jim Church, Greg Hiatt, Ryan Conroy, Rick Prucha: Photos and documents from family archives.

* Bob Basnett; Dick Wheeler; Scotty Street; Ray Jones, Eldon Kreh, Jack Sittarich, Peter Royalty, Bob Kehres, Don Sorrels, Carl Weinert, Al Damico, Billy Brewer, Robert E. Lee, Dan Eastman, Roy Burns, John Freese, Roland Dullnig and other 416th veterans: personal memories.

* Northwestern University WWII Poster Collection

* Donna Cox Hill and WW2 Buddies for information about the 1781st Ordnance Group.

* USMA West Point: Class of June 1943 photos and personnel data.

* "TAPS" courtesy of the U.S. Army Field Band.

* "Goin' Home" and "To The Colors" courtesy of the U.S. Air Force Band.

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