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The insignia of the 544th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

People

  • James Andrews

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 544th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #85 dated 6 May 1944, William A. Fairfield Crew, 31 combat missions.

  • Richard Anglin

    Military | Corporal | Military Occupation Specialty 835-Supply Clerk
    •Promoted from PFC to Corporal on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #144 dated 15 November 1943. •Reclassified from Military Occupation Specialty 911 to 835 0n AAF Station 106 Special Orders #176 dated 28 December 1943.

  • Lawrence Angthius

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Flying Accident (KIFA). Upon takeoff from base on mission to Bremen 13-Nov-1943, 384th was recalled. B-17 #42-24575 'Sunrise Serenader' vibrated before going into a spin and broke in two near Wargrave, Berkshire. 9 KOM 1RTD.

  • Chester Anisowicz

    Military | Sergeant | Bombsight and Turret Maintenance
    Promoted from PFC to Corporal on AAF station 106 Special Orders #93 dated 11 September 1943.

  • William Anstead

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner, Ball Turret Gunner
    Wounded on B-17 42-31495, 24 April 1944, 8th Air Force mission #315. 29 combat missions.

  • Ralph Antonelli

    Military | Corporal | Military Occupation Specialty 835-Radar Mechanic
    Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 544th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #94 dated 30 April 1945. Radar Mechanic

  • Jess Arenas

    Military | Staff Sergeant | MOS 612-Gunner

  • Robert Arnold

    Military | Staff Sergeant | MOS 612-Gunner/Togglier
    member of Wright's crew completed 22 missions

  • James Atkins

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 24 April 1944 in B-17 #42-31346 'Shack Rabbit.' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Ayers

    Military | Captain

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Aircraft

  • 42-102548

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 544th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [SU-M] Grafton Underwood 20/4/44; 547BS [SO-M]; Missing in Action Stettin 13/5/44 with Charles Washington Baker Jr., Co-pilot: Leonard Koos,...

  • 42-102617 DEVIL'S BRAT

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fieldd 14/4/44; Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron, 384th Bombardment Group, squadron code [SU-T] Grafton Underwood, Station 1056, UK on 7 May 1944; battle damaged Merkwiller, France on 3 August...

  • 42-107224

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 28/3/44; Kearney 4/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned 544th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group [SU-Q] Grafton Underwood on 6 June 1944; on a training flight, 3 August 1944 with Howard A. Jung, Navigator: Thomas C. Bates, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-29728 EL RAUNCHO

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Casper 1/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-H] Bassingbourn 20/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; transferred 544BS/384BG [SU-J] Grafton Underwood 12/7/43; On return from...

  • 42-3024 ROYAL FLUSH

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron, squadron code SU-K, 384th Bombardment Group, Morrison Army Air Field, Florida on 13 March 1943, Moved to Grafton Underwood, Station 106, UK on 25 May 1943 and subsequently transferred to the 546th Bombardment...

  • 42-3041

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Denver 23/1/43; Homestead 25/2/43; Assigned to the 303rd Bomb Group Molesworth, 9 April 1943; 369th Bomb Squadron/306th Bomb Group [WW-U] Thurleigh; 544th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [SU-H] Station 106, Grafton Underwood; Missing in...

  • 42-5883 Weary Willie, No Name Jive

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 20/4/43; New Castle 30/4/43; Presque Is 5/5/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG Andrews Fd 8/5/43 OLD PUSS II; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 544BS/384BG [SU-D] Grafton Underwood 6/7/43; Missing in Action 25/7/43 with Thomas J. Estes, Co...

  • 42-97404

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 26 February 1944; Kearney 16 March 1944; Grenier 26 March 1944; Assigned to the 544th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group [SU-L] Grafton Underwood on 27 March 1944; Missing in Action on a mission to Stettin, 13 May 1944 with Tom Rex...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:33:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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