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"Engineer officers, line chiefs and flight chiefs of the 534th Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group at 8th Air Force Base 167, England. 16 July 1943."

Standing L-R: Unkn, T/Sgt Percy Casey, Unkn, Unkn, Unkn, Unkn.
Kneeling L-R: Unkn, Capt Paul H Stull.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 534th Bomb Squadron


  • Percy Casey

    Military | Master Sergeant | Line chief
    Aircraft maintenance

  • Paul Stull

    Military | Captain | Ground Officer
    Crashed on landing after a local test flight on 31-Mar-44 in B-17F 42-29751 'Stuff'. Killed in Service (KIS). Awards: BS, PH.


  • Ridgewell, England

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1941-42 as an RAF bomber station, Ridgewell operated as a satellite to RAF Stradishall until May 1943. It had three concrete runways, initially 36 pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Taken over by the Eighth Air Force in June...


Date Contributor Update
17 April 2018 05:34:30 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations