Sub-sub-fonds - Badgett, Homer H.

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Badgett, Homer H.

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  • 11 Jul 1944-26 Jan 1987 (Creation)

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2 files containing 11 papers; 1 photograph; 1 banner

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(1921-2002)

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Born in Mount Vernon, Illinois, USA. 2nd Lt Homer H. Badgett served as a co-pilot. He flew 14 missions with the 453rd Bomb Group and three 'Mickey' missions (as a radar navigator) with the 389th Bomb Group. Returning from a mission to Munich, Germany, on 11 July 1944, his aeroplane was hit by flak and he bailed out over France. He was assisted by the French Resistance and eventually left France with a column of British supply line trucks, 11 September 1944. Died in San Diego, California, United States.

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Records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by Homer H. Badgett.

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This section contains papers relating to Homer Badgett's military service and evasion of capture in France.

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In the previous version of the catalogue there was also a duplicate of this entry ,under the 453rd Bomb Group, which was removed during recataloguing 2010.

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ec5d4d34-ea3a-43dd-ae3d-46f940d5d2c7

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Created 21/07/2010 by Drohj. Modified 07/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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