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384th Bomb Group White Triangle, Black P, Late 1943 to Early 1944 *

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  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner

  • Murray Altman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    On a mission to Berlin on 4 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-39991 was crippled by ME109s and after the rest of the crew baled out, the 2 pilots and the radio operator made an emergency landing SW of St Pol, France. Killed in Action (KIA). Missing Air Crew Report ...

  • George Blackwell

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 14 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3330. No Missing Air Crew Report has been located for this loss. Evaded. E&E Report #97

  • Clyde Carlson

    Military | Major | Pilot; Bombardier
    Bombardier class 43-1, Pilot class 45-C. Missions (25) ETO May 43 to April 1944. Tour of duty -- 4/42 to 12/45 AM with 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Anthony Cucinotta

    Military | Technical Sergeant | MOS 757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
    Shot down 26 June 1943 in B-17 #42-30058. Evaded.

  • Thomas Cuddeback

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down in B-17 42-3188, 'MISS CARRIAGE' on a mission to Villacoublay Airfield, 26 June 1943. Initially attacked east of Caen, France by enemy aircraft; the ship lost altitude rapidly and crashed in La Chapelle-Hareng, France. Missing Air Crew Report...

  • David Danneman

    Military | Sergeant | Togglier, Enlisted Nose Gunner
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-29870 'Big Moose.' Prisoner of War (POW), Missing Air Crew Report #1038. POW

  • Clyde Davis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Leewarden in B-17 Sky Queen #42-30032. Missing Air Crew Report #15165.

  • James Dillon

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 1035 - Bombardier
    Shot down in B-17 42-3188, 'MISS CARRIAGE' on a mission to Villacoublay Airfield, 26 June 1943. Initially attacked east of Caen, France by enemy aircraft; the ship lost altitude rapidly and crashed in La Chapelle-Hareng, France. Missing Air Crew...

  • Edward Gac

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down by flak and fighters on a mission to Brunswick on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-5404 'Geezil. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2264

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Aircraft

  • 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.

  • 42-29700 JIMMIE BOY

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-O] Bassingbourn 17/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; transferred 545th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [JD-E] Station 106, Grafton...

  • 42-29728 EL RAUNCHO

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Casper 1/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-H] Bassingbourn 20/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; transferred 544BS/384BG [SU-J] Grafton Underwood 12/7/43; On return from...

  • 42-29733 Louisiana Purchase

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 11/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Gulfport 18/3/43; Brookley 28/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-P] Bassingbourn 17/4/43 HEAVY DATE; Earls Colne 12/5/43; involved in slight mid-air collision with 42-29711 and...

  • 42-29768 'Winsome Winn II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salina 5/3/43; Gulfport 31/3/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-G] Alconbury 9/4/43 WINSOME WINN; Framlingham 12/5/43; 4m, battle damaged Lorient 17/5/43 with W. Thomas; crash landed Southern UK, (10 Returned to...

  • 42-29784 Smilin' Thru

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    42-29784 Delivered to the Cheyenne, Wyoming Modification center on 18 February 1943. Moved to Salina, Kansas on 2 March 1943. Ferried overseas and assigned to the 366th Bombardment Squadron, squadron code KY-K, 305th Bombardment Group, station 105,...

  • 42-29935 THE CAT'S SASS, PULMADIQUE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne, Wyoming on 15 March 1943; Smoky Hill 26 March 1943; Dow Field, Maine on 10 April 1943; Andrews Field on 13 April 1943; Assigned to the 413th BS, 96th BG Grafton Underwood, Station 106 on 13 May 1943; Snetterton Heath, Station...

  • 42-29987

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 22/3/43; Cheyenne 31/3/43; Romulus 10/4/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-F] Chelveston 18/5/43; Transferred to the 547th Bombardment squadron, squadron code SO-Q, 384th Bombardment Group, station 106, Grafton Underwood on 19 September 1943...

  • 42-30058

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/4/43; New castle 29/4/43; Presque Is 6/5/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-M] Grafton Underwood 17/6/43; Missing in Action Villacoublay 26/6/43 with Joseph Rosio, Co-pilot: George W. Evans, Bombardier: Sidney Casden, Radio Operator:...

  • 42-3024 ROYAL FLUSH

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron, squadron code SU-K, 384th Bombardment Group, Morrison Army Air Field, Florida on 13 March 1943, Moved to Grafton Underwood, Station 106, UK on 25 May 1943 and subsequently transferred to the 546th Bombardment...

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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
12 March 2015 04:54:01 bombercommand Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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