Marden Munn

Colonel Marden M Munn was assigned to the 459th BG 459th HQ.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Group Commander.

Commanding Officer 459th Bomb Group from July 2 1943 to August 13 1944 - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Commanding Officer 459th Bomb Group from July 2 1943 to August 13 1944

Col. Munn, a snior pilot at the controls of a 757 Bomb Squadron B-24, preparing to take off on a combat mission from Giulia Field, the 459th Bomb Groups Home Base near Cerignola, Foggia Plains, Southern Italy in April 1944. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Col. Munn, a snior pilot at the controls of a 757 Bomb Squadron B-24, preparing to take off on a combat mission from Giulia Field, the 459th Bomb Groups Home Base near Cerignola, Foggia Plains, Southern Italy in April 1944.

Col Marden Munn was assigned or attached to the 459th Bombardment Group on 16 June 1944 according to a 27 October 1944 dated document subject roster of personnel sent to the commanding general NATOUSA
Photos of Col.Munn, the First Commander of the 459th Bomb Group through Training and the First 6 months of Aerial Combat from Giulia Field, near Cerignola, Southern Italy who flew 21 of 90 combat mission(23%): and Col Mooney, Second Commander of the 459th who flew 11 of 172 combat missions until the end of combat hostilities(6%). - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Photos of Col.Munn, the First Commander of the 459th Bomb Group through Training and the First 6 months of Aerial Combat from Giulia Field, near Cerignola, Southern Italy who flew 21 of 90 combat mission(23%): and Col Mooney, Second Commander of the 459th who flew 11 of 172 combat missions until the end of combat hostilities(6%).

The following information on Marden Munn is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on Colonel Munn. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Marden Munn's military record please contact us.

Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

COL

 

ROS

Col.

457

03/01/1944

DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Lt Col

161

04/04/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

12/01/1943 December Roster
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/31/1943 Special Order 212 - AAFSAT Academic Tng Gp CO
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/31/1943 Special Order 212 - AAFSAT Academic Tng Gp CO


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