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Major Byron Trent of the 94th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8569). Image via Byron Trent. Written on slide casing: 'Major Trent.'



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942; Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • Byron Trent

    Military | Major | Commanding Officer of 333rd Bomb Squadron
    Byron Trent was the Commanding Officer of the 333rd Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group, which was based at Bury St Edmunds (Rougham), UK. ...


  • 44-8569

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/10/44; Hunter 29/11/44; Dow Fd 14/2/45; Assigned 839BS/487BG [R5-P] Lavenham 8/2/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29/12/45.


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:55 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection