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645th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Gosfield
Based Birch

Connections

People

  • James Lindamood

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 410th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653 ...

  • John Metz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 410th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 #43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Bailed out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653 Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

Aircraft

  • 43-10205

    A-20 Havoc
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. On 7 June 1944 aircraft A-20 Havoc 43-10205 was assigned a target at LaHaye, France. On return the pilot John Metz called that the aircraft was on one engine and he was leaving the formation over the English channel...

  • 43-9489 Angel II

    A-20 Havoc
    Crashed at Brest, France on 6 September 1944, possibly as result of bomb exploding in bomb bay. Pilot 1Lt Earl Ray Bever, Jr., Armorer/Gunner SSgt Chester Walter Dunaj and Mechanic/Gunner SSgt Fred Lowell Yoos were killed. MACR 9102 & 16128

  • 44-613 Helen

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-10131 'Source of Annoyance'

    A-20 Havoc
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 January 2015 14:48:09 rossingtonj Changes to stations
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
13 January 2015 14:45:02 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

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

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

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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