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644th Bomb Squadron



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Based Gosfield
Based Birch



  • Jimmie Dirago

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Mechanic / Gunner | 410th Bomb Group

  • Max Gunsolley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 410th Bomb Group
    "In preparation for the Allies invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944, Max and his fellow crew members (1LT Robert C. Bruce and SSgt Irving P. Hanflig) participated in round the clock bombing missions over heavily defended German positions in...

  • Donald Holmquist

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Armorer / Gunner | 410th Bomb Group

  • Charles Renfrow

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 410th Bomb Group


  • 43-9502

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire E of Grand-Couronne on a mission to Rouen, France on 4 August 1944. Pilot 1Lt Thomas Gerald Walsh KIA, gunner Sgt Karl Waldemar Haeuser POW and gunner SSgt Fred Herman POW. MACR 7932

  • 43-9375 Pauhuska Princess

    A-20 Havoc
    Damaged during mission to Ahrweiler, Germany on 28 October 1944. Landed with damage and later returned to base. See MACR 13037

  • 43-9452

    A-20 Havoc
    Crash landed after engine failure 5 miles S of Arlon, Belgium on 21 January 1945. Pilot Edwin L. Osborne.




Date Contributor Update
13 January 2015 14:47:38 rossingtonj Changes to stations

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985)

Date Contributor Update
13 January 2015 14:44:18 rossingtonj Changes to type

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985)

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

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)