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The insignia of the 546th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

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  • 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

  • William Abrahams

    Military | Private | Military Occupation Specialty 835-Supply Clerk
    Transferred from the 33rd Station Complement Squadron to Headquarters Detachment, 384th Bombardment Group on AAF Station 106 Special Order #36 dated 23 February 1944.

  • Philip Algar

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Flew 25 combat missions with the 384th bombardment Group from 22-Jun-43 to 4-Mar-44. Detached service (DS) with 1st Scouting Force. Transferred to 857BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF flying Elint Droopsnoot P-38 lightning [gathering Electronic Intelligence].

  • John Apostolik

    Military | Corporal | Military Occupation Specialty 678 Power Turret and Gunsight Mechanic
    Military Occupation Specialty changed from 911 to 678 on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #9, dated 14 January 1944.

  • Irving Appelson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 405 Clerk-Typist
    Promoted to Staff Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #11 dated 13 January 1945.

  • James Armstrong

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #4124507 'Yankee Raider'. Evaded. MACR 772 James E. Armstrong wrote a book, titled "Escape!", describing his wartime service, and his escape and evasion after being shot down.

  • Frederic Arnold

    Military | Corporal | Military Occupation Specialty 835-Supply Clerk
    Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #44 dated 23 February 1945.

  • Joseph Bagatti

    Military | Staff Sergeant | MOS 632, Parachute Rigger and Repairman
    Assigned to the 384th BG, 546th BS on Gowen Field, Idaho, Special Orders #362 dated 28 December 1942, as a member of the original squadron cadre.

  • Francis Bamrick

    Military | Master Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Crew Chief for B-17 43-38548

  • August Bangs

    Military | Sergeant
    Promoted to Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #40 dated 1 July 1943.

  • Raymond Bansak

    Military | Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 405-Clerk Typist
    •Promoted to Corporal on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #49 dated 15 July 1943. •Good Conduct Medal awarded on 15 January 1944. •Promoted to sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #103 dated 3 June 1944.

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Aircraft

  • 42-102601 Bolo Babe

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 18/4/44; Grenier 5/5/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-K] Grafton Underwood 24/5/44; sustained battle damaged Mannheim 9/9/44 with Joseph G. Hartness, Co-pilot: Herbert H. Schaaf, Navigator: Clarence C. Hightshoe,...

  • 42-102933 QUEENIE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/4/44; Kearney 22/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-Q] Grafton Underwood 8/6/44; battle damaged Merseburg 12/12/44 with ?; crash landed continent; Sal; Missing Air Crew Report 11340. GREMLINS HOTEL aka QUEENIE.

  • 42-107057 SPIRIT OF 96

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 8/2/44; Gr Island 19/2/44; Presque Is 5/3/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-T] Grafton Underwood 11/4/44; Missing in Action Frankfurt 25/9/44 with Noel Plowman, Co-pilot: Larry Ferguson, Navigator: Ed Cheresnik, Bombardier: Carl Hart, Radio...

  • 42-107058 White Angel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 8/2/44; Gr Island 19/2/44; Grenier 29/2/44; force landed Gr Island with Rich Buttorff 8/3/44; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD- ] Grafton Underwood 24/4/44; 546BS [BK-C]; detailed Hannover 5/8/44 with Frank Mead, Co-pilot: Tom Daniel, Navigator...

  • 42-29784 Smilin' Thru

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    42-29784 Delivered to the Cheyenne, Wyoming Modification center on 18 February 1943. Moved to Salina, Kansas on 2 March 1943. Ferried overseas and assigned to the 366th Bombardment Squadron, squadron code KY-K, 305th Bombardment Group, station 105,...

  • 42-29935 THE CAT'S SASS, PULMADIQUE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne, Wyoming on 15 March 1943; Smoky Hill 26 March 1943; Dow Field, Maine on 10 April 1943; Andrews Field on 13 April 1943; Assigned to the 413th BS, 96th BG Grafton Underwood, Station 106 on 13 May 1943; Snetterton Heath, Station...

  • 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...

  • 42-37776 LADY DREW

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 25/8/43; Gr Island 19/9/43; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 18/10/43; 1 BAD 23/10/43; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-R] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; then 486BG Sudbury 16/7/44; retUS 21/3/45; 1103 BU Morrison 16/4/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 42-97450

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Denver, Colorado for modification on 19 November 1943; Wendover 11 December 1943; Presque Isle, Maine on 28 January 1944. Ferried overseas and assigned to the 457th Bomb Group at Glatton on 11 February 1944; transferred to the 546th...

  • 43-38501 SWEET CHARIOT

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/8/44; Kearney 21/8/44; Grenier 7/9/44; Assigned 546th Bomb ...

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Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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