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384th BG Triangle P, Late 1944

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  • Benjamin Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 545th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #148 dated 26 July 1944, William R. Kinnaird Crew. 9 combat missions. ...

  • Frank Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    5 April 1945, Ball Turret Gunner on 44-8430, RECALL when the ship collided with 43‑37843 in bad weather on return. Landed at Airfield A-87 (Charleroi, Belgium) after 3 crewmembers, the Navigator, Togglier and Engineer/TT Gunner, bailed out.

  • Frederick Adams

    Military | Sergeant | 748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
    Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 547th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #174 dated 31 August 1944, Marion W. Keller Crew. 34 combat missions.

  • Harold Adams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | MOS 757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF

  • Charles Baker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down in B-17G 42-102548 on 13 May 1944. While formation was under attack from enemy aircraft, the plane left formation, dove directly down and disappeared through undercast; crashed near Zarnekla (7.5 miles S of Grimmen) Germany. MACR 4814

  • Howard Baker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group on Gowen Field (Boise, Idaho) Special Orders #32 dated 1 February 1943, Lykes Henderson Crew, 2 combat missions. ...

  • Claudius Belk

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group on Gowen Field (Boise, Idaho) Special Orders #32 dated 1 February 1943, Lykes Henderson Crew, 2 combat missions. ...

  • James Calisto

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #85 dated 6 May 1944, Edward Lynch Crew, 31 combat missions.

  • Phillip Carlin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17G #42-102548. While formation was under attack from enemy aircraft, the plane left formation, dove directly down and disappeared through the undercast; crashed near Zarnekla (7.5 miles South of Grimmen) Germany. MACR 4814. ...

  • Marcus Carr

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 544th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #68 dated 11 August 1943, James McMahon Crew, 2 combat missions. Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 42-3041. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 773 POW

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Aircraft

  • 42-102448 MEXICAN HAY RIDE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 545Bomb Squadron/384Bomb Group, Squadron Code [JD-P] Grafton Underwood on 15/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with Pilot James Andrew "Jim" Bouvier, Co-pilot: Robert Green,...

  • 42-102548

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 544th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [SU-M] Grafton Underwood 20/4/44; 547BS [SO-M]; Missing in Action Stettin 13/5/44 with Charles Washington Baker Jr., Co-pilot: Leonard Koos,...

  • 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,...

  • 42-102617 DEVIL'S BRAT

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fieldd 14/4/44; Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron, 384th Bombardment Group, squadron code [SU-T] Grafton Underwood, Station 1056, UK on 7 May 1944; battle damaged Merkwiller, France on 3 August...

  • 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...

  • 42-30139 SNUFFY

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 15/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Sioux City 30/4/43; Kearney 6/5/43; Tinker 22/5/43; Kearney 26/5/43; Dow Fd 29/5/43; Assigned 545Bomb Squadron/384Bomb Group [JD-O] Station 106, Grafton Underwood on 14 June 1943; Missing in Action on...

  • 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...

  • 43-37713

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-S] Grafton Underwood 3/6/44; Missing in Action Zeitz 30/11/44 with Hugh Evans, Tom Kohlhass, Milton Erich, John Bellovary (4 Killed in Action); Chas Rinkovsky, John...

  • 43-37717 THE PRO-KID

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/44; Kearney 25/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 545th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [JD-S] Station 106, Grafton Underwood 3/6/44; detailed Merseburg 20/7/44 with Jack L. Liebert , Navigator: Warren F. May Jr. (Killed in Action);...

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Locations

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

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Date Contributor Update
20 February 2015 15:30:35 bombercommand Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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