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James P Angeloff

Military

Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x missions. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Richard Cole

    Military | Colonel | Squadron Commander | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 44 x missions. ...

  • William Eisenhart

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    42 missions from Dec 1943 to April 1945. A full biography is available on the 303rd Bomb Group website: http://www.303rdbg.com/pres-eisenhart.html

  • Charles Mainwaring

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bomber pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x missions. End Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 359th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37537 Queen of Hearts

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/4/44; Kearney 22/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; PFF aircraft transferred to 350BS/100BG [LN-T/Y] Thorpe Abbotts 30/5/44; transferred 359BS/303BG [BN-Q] Molesworth 7/6/44; Returned to the USA Walnut Ridge 10/1/46. QUEEN OF HEARTS.

  • 44-8137

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 18/6/44; Langley 23/7/44; Grenier 11/8/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-Z] Molesworth 26/8/44; Missing in Action Aschaffenburg 21/1/45 with Dick Duffield, Dick Cambron, Gene Shipp, Tom Wilson, Ray Levine, Don Christ, Phil Hensel, John...

  • 44-8256 Yankee Girl

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 24/7/44; Hunter 22/8/44; Grenier 7/9/44; Slated 418BS/100BG [LD-R] as PFF a/c, switched 457BG Glatton 12/9/44; transferred 359BS/303BG [BN-Y] Molesworth 2/10/44; 306BG Thurleigh 9/12/44; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold...

Missions

  • 623

    11 September 1944
    Major Harmon flew Command Pilot. Did not hit the target because Mickey wasn't working. Brought our bombs back. Got to shoot at some fighters.

  • 644

    21 September 1944

  • 676

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Michigan, USA 4 January 1920
Based Molesworth July 1944 – 27 November 1944

Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

End Tour Duty (ETD) England, UK 27 November 1944

Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Died Pontiac, MI, USA 4 May 1998

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2017 18:29:54 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/46391259_james_p%20angeloff/details/
http://www.303rdbg.com/lc256.html
http://www.303rdbg.com/359mainwaring.html
http://www.303rdbg.com/lc240.html
http://www.303rdbg.com/missionreports/245.pdf

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster

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