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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The insignia of the 547th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 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...

People

  • Donald Ackerson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #42-31433 'Rum Pot II' Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 3867 POW Camp: Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12 POW

  • 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.

  • Stanley Andrews

    Military | Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 747 - Airplane and Engine Mechanic

  • Aristide Angers

    Military | Sergeant | MOS 060 Cook

  • Anthony Annotti

    Military | Private | Military Occupation Specialty 590-Duty Soldier

  • Lionel Appelby

    Military | Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 687 - Airplane Propeller Mechanic
    Promoted to Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #30 dated 15 June 1943.

  • David Arnett

    Military | Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 931 - Truck Driver, Heavy
    Per Squadron History on Microfilm A0641-00214, transferred out of the squadron on 19 March 1944.

  • Robert Atkinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 24 April 1944 in B-17 #42-97372. Prisoner of War (POW). Missing Air Crew report #4349. POW

  • Leon Babler

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    •Transferred from the 547th BS to the 546th BS on Station 106 SO #175 dated 1 September 1944, and confirmed in 546th squadron history (microfilm A0641-00109). ...

  • Sol Bailer

    Military | Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 852- Radar Repairman (RCM)

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Aircraft

  • 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...

  • 42-29987

    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...

  • 42-3441 PATCHES II aka THE SPOTTED COW

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Denver 14/6/43; Kearney 19/7/43; Assigned to the 547th BS, squadron code SO-E, 384th BG, Station 106, Grafton Underwood, UK on 9/8/43; when war weary the ship was used as an assembly ship, painted white with sky blue polka dots; Returned...

  • 42-5843 BLACK GHOST

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 17/3/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Dow Fd 20/5/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-S] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Ralph R. Pulcipher, Co-pilot: Merle Johnson, Flight engineer/top turret...

  • 42-5850

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 20/3/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 20/3/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-M] Grafton Underwood 24/5/43. ...

  • 43-39236 BLINKIN' BETSY

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Hunter 13/1/45; Dow Fd 1/2/45; Assigned to the 547th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group [SO-A], Station 106, Grafton Underwood, UK on 20 February 1945; transferred with group to Istres on passenger transport duties; crash landed at St Andre...

  • 44-6592 STARDUST

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 2/10/44; Assigned to the 547th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group [SO-S] Grafton Underwood 28 October 1944; Missing in Action on a mission to Berlin, 3 February 1945 with George F. Ruckman, Fiorino A. Cinquanta, John O....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:34:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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