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586th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Boreham

Connections

People

  • Thomas Abshier

    Military | Sergeant | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Lt Myron E Brown Crew [#5].

  • Donald Adler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #1.

  • Donald Aggers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Toggelier | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals.

  • James Allen

    Military | Corporal | Engineer | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #1.

  • Hazen Annis

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #3.

  • William Ardiff

    Military | Sergeant | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #4.

  • Eber Arnold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040 Awards: PH.

  • Jacob Arzouian

    Military | Corporal | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed in 42-96207 No MACR as accident Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. Awards: PH.

  • Charles Atkinson

    Military | Private | Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Shot down by Anti Aircraft fire on April 20, 1944 on Mission No. 13, a 36 plane mission to destroy construction works at Bois de Esquerdes, France. B-26 42-96042 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 4218 Awards: PH.

  • Weldon Babin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge in B-26 43-34300 left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11924 Awards: PH.

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Aircraft

  • 42-96213 'Sheboygan Redskin'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak in wing and in cockpit crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 3 x POW, 3 x KIA MACR 13040

  • 43-34300

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. 6 x KIA MACR 11924

  • 43-34456 Mil Bi Fe

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Goy hit by flak in starboard wing crashed Gey, Germany 18-Nov-44 8 x (KIA) MACR 10465 ...

  • 42-96206 Thumper

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96252

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 585BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF [4 x combat missions]. Transferred to 586BS [66 x combat missions]. Slated for Ahrweiler raid. Engine failure caused single engine down wind landing, ran off runway, nosewheel collapsed, 23-Dec-44. Pilot Lt Harold S...

  • 44-68161 'Slow Starter'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 42-96042

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 386BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Shot down by Anti Aircraft fire 20-Apr-44 on Mission No. 13, a 36 plane mission to destroy construction works at Bois de Esquerdes, France. 1 x POW, 6 x KIA MACR 4218

  • 43-34212

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot 1st Lt William E Cook.

  • 42-96207

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot 2Lt George W Clearwater Jr KIA 18-Dec-44.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:03:33 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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