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587th Bomb Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Boreham

Connections

People

  • Joseph Amato

    Military | Sergeant | 394th Bomb Group
    Joseph has a brother Carmela Amato, they were likely orphans as they are found on the 1930 New York Census as living in the St. Josephs Peeksville Children's Home there. This home was meant to house children that were either orphans or children whose...

  • Edward Bailey

    Military | Sergeant | 394th Bomb Group

  • James Bechtler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 394th Bomb Group

  • Witcher Berger

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    His plane was lost in a mid-air collision over Gillingham, Kent, England in the early morning hours of June 6, 1944. ...

  • Warren Buhler

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group

  • Lynn Cameron

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • James Cox

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer/ Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak on a mission to Ahaus on 23 March 1945 and taken Prisoner of War.

  • Donald Damer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Donald Damer served as a co-pilot with the 394th Bomb Group. On 13 June 1944, his aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire near Caen, France upon return from a bombing raid on an ammunition dump.

  • John De Bell

    Military | Flight Officer | 394th Bomb Group

  • Elmer Fellhauer

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 394th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 42-107682

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96049

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96079

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96210

    B-26 Marauder

  • 44-67903 Black Jack III

    B-26 Marauder
    On 23 March 1945, the aircraft was flying as lead ship. It was hit by flak and the left engine caught fire, eyewitnesses reported that the blaze grew to engulf the left wing, but the aircraft was held steady to allow members of the crew to escape. The...

  • 42-96281 Redlight Rosie

    B-26 Marauder

  • 43-34373

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96044

    B-26 Marauder
    The aircraft was destroyed following a mid-air collision and crash while proceeding on a combat operational mission against enemy installations at Colbe, Germany on 25 Feb 1945. After take off, the planes began to assume their respective positions in...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:03:28 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

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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