Military | Brigadier General | Chief of Staff
LOM/ BS/ DUC
This was the first of two 92nd Combat Bomb Wings in the 8AF. ...
In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...
The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...
The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...
7 January 1945
17 January 1945
21 January 1945
28 January 1945
3 February 1945
10 February 1945
'Disney' bombs are dropped on E-boat pens in Ijmuiden, Holland. The 4,500 lb rocket propelled bombs were designed to penetrated up to 20ft of concrete before exploding.
16 February 1945
27 February 1945
1,107 bombers and 745 fighters are dispatched to hit road and rail communications at Halle and Leipzig using H2X radar
28 February 1945
9 March 1945
Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description ...
|Based||Brampton Grange||1 January 1945 – 20 September 1945|
|Based||Alconbury||20 September 1945 – 31 October 1945|
Military | Captain | Photographer/Assigned Intel photo Operations Echelon 1st Air DivisionHeadquarters | 351st Bomb Group
Loaded cameras on bombers for bombing analysis . Put cameras on the planes for the 351st BG.
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
Bombs from the 'High Group' knocked the tail section off B-17G #42-37781 'Silver Dollar' and crashed near Osdorf on a mission to Berlin on 9 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3005, 19 combat missions.
Military | Private First Class (6th Grade) | 1st Bomb Division Headquarters Reconnaissance Analyst (Photo Section)
"John Henry Roth, Sr., a 67 year resident of Langhorne, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2015 at his home. He was 94 years young. ...
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner, Ball Turret | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
Military | Air Vice-Marshal | Air Liaison Officer
RAF: - Plt Off (Probation): 16 Jul 1924, Plt Off: 16 Jan 1924, Fg Off: 18 Jan 1926, Flt Lt: 8 Oct 1930, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1937, (Temp) Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1940, (Temp) Gp Capt: 1 Mar 1942, Wg Cdr: 20 Nov 1942 [1 Oct 1941], Acting A/Cdre: 1 Feb 1943. ...
B-17 Flying Fortress
1st B-17G-40-BO ...
|06 February 2018 10:49:31||PEP.1956||Changes to type|
|06 February 2018 10:48:30||PEP.1956||Changes to unit part of associations|
|03 October 2014 19:42:56||Paul Bellamy||Changes to type, commanding officers associations and stations|
1st Air Division records (1AD HQ Historical Society)
|27 September 2014 18:42:44||AAM||AAM ingest|
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database