HOWARD HOVLAND
B-24 BOMBER PILOT
IN THE 5TH AIR FORCE
IN SWPA DURING WW2

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Judy Bousquet is trying to find out information on her father Howard Hovland who was a B-24 bomber pilot in the 5th Air Force from 1944 to 1946. Judy has a 5th Air Force colour patch that belonged to her father.

Judy would like to know what Bomb Group and Squadron he belonged to. Judy thinks he was at a place called Ieshienk(sp) in the Philippines, Tatchitiewa(sp) in Japan and Seoul, Korea.

 

Can anyone help me identify which Bomb Squadron
and Bomb Group that Howard Hovland was in?

 

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422pl, 1850b, crew #182. 

Back row:-  Bill Heedman - co pilot, Howard Hovland - pilot, Ernie Schneldenback - Navigator, Bruce Edgington - Bombadier.

Front row:- John Sadler - Nose turret, William Warren - Engineer, David Burnett - Martin turret, Wilham Badton Argiorer - sperry ball, Charley Masick - radio, Hensel Geck - Tail turret.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Judy Bousquet for her assistance with this home page.

 

Can anyone help me with more information?

 

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