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42-30033, 546th Bombardment Squadron, 384th Bombardment 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...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Maurice Dillingham

    Military | Major | Pilot, 547th Squadron Commander
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW Camp: Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12 POW

  • Edmund Goulder

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1335 POW

  • Arthur Harris

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to the 384th BG on Gowen Field (Boise, Idaho) Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, Francis J. Witt Crew. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-30033 "Little America"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/5/43; Assigned to the 547BS/384BG [S0-G] Grafton Underwood 24/5/43, then the 546BS [BK-G]; Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Maj Maurice Stanley Dillingham, Co-pilot:...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 145

    1 December 1943
    This mission was directed at the industrial areas of Leverkusen and Solingen, Germany. The mission is composed of two elements. The first element is a combined force of 221 B-17s from 1st Bomb Division that included: 91BG (27); 92BG (18); 303BG (17);...

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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2015 22:05:23 bombercommand Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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384thbombgroup.com

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