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Insignia associated with the 427th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron


  • Benjamin Barlow

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer

  • Vernon Stone

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 546th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #146 dated 17 November 1943, Francis X. Sullivan Crew. He did not fly any combat missions with the 384th Bomb Group. ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:33:38 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection