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The insignia of the 545th 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

  • Benjamin Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 545th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #148 dated 26 July 1944, William R. Kinnaird Crew. 9 combat missions. ...

  • John Allen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #42-97233. Prisoner of War (POW). Missing Air crew Report #3874. POW

  • Ralph Anderson

    Military | Corporal | Military Occupation Specialty 901-Munitions Worker
    Promoted to Corporal on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #144 dated 15 November 1943.

  • Robert Anderson

    Military | Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 852-Radar Mechanic, RCM
    ETO/ ATO/ WW II VM/ GC

  • Michael Andrade

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer

  • James Anthos

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Military Occupation Specialty 060-Cook
    Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 545th Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #154 dated 26 November 1943.

  • William Applegate

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flexible Gunner
    Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 545th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #190 dated 26 September 1944, George W. Holmes Crew. 35 combat missions.

  • Napoleon Armeni

    Military | Private First Class | Military Occupation Specialty 014 - Automotive Mechanic (Second Echelon)
    Transferred from the 545th BS to the 546th BS on Station 195 Special Order #68 dated 16 October 1945 with an effective date of 17 October 1945.

  • Rufas Austin

    Military | Private First Class | Military Occupation Specialty 060-Cook
    Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #176 dated 28 December 1943.

  • Howard Avery

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 29 July 1943 in B-17 #42-29700 which crashed near Schleswig. Prisoner of War (POW). Original crew #8 No MACR found.

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Aircraft

  • 42-29700 JIMMIE BOY

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-O] Bassingbourn 17/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; transferred 545th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [JD-E] Station 106, Grafton...

  • 42-29733 Louisiana Purchase

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 11/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Gulfport 18/3/43; Brookley 28/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-P] Bassingbourn 17/4/43 HEAVY DATE; Earls Colne 12/5/43; involved in slight mid-air collision with 42-29711 and...

  • 42-30139 SNUFFY

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 15/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Sioux City 30/4/43; Kearney 6/5/43; Tinker 22/5/43; Kearney 26/5/43; Dow Fd 29/5/43; Assigned 545Bomb Squadron/384Bomb Group [JD-O] Station 106, Grafton Underwood on 14 June 1943; Missing in Action on...

  • 42-31048

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/9/43; North Platte 19/9/43; Assigned 545th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group [JD-L] Grafton Underwood 1/3/44; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 12 April 1944 with Max Jean Miller, Co-pilot: James E. Dent Jr., Navigator: Theophilius...

  • 42-97521 THE SAINT

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 9 December 1943; Kearney, Nebraska 31 December 1943; Presque Isle 27 January 1944; Assigned to the 545th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [JD-H] as a PFF aircraft, station 106, Grafton Underwood on 10 February 1944; 1m with ? ,...

  • 43-37717 THE PRO-KID

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/44; Kearney 25/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 545th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [JD-S] Station 106, Grafton Underwood 3/6/44; detailed Merseburg 20/7/44 with Jack L. Liebert , Navigator: Warren F. May Jr. (Killed in Action);...

  • 43-38823

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 26/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 545th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [JD-H] Station 106, Grafton Underwood on 23 October 1944; Missing in Action on a mission to Berlin, 26 February 1945 with Jack Barnett, Robert McCord Jones, John...

  • 44-8409

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Patterson 5/9/44; Hunter 20/9/44; Grenier 2/10/44; Assigned 545th Bomb SQuadron, 384th Bomb Group [JD-N] Grafton Underwood on 7 October 1944; Missing in Action Zeitz 30/11/44 with Arthur Dexter Champ, Menceslaus Anthony Gerlach, Rodney...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:34:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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