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510th Bomb Squadron

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  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Polebrook

Connections

People

  • Edward Abromeit

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 351st Bomb Group

  • Van Adam

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 351st Bomb Group

  • Frank Adamczyk

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 351st Bomb Group

  • Joseph Adamiak

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 351st Bomb Group
    30 December 1943 on mission to IGF factory at Ludwigshaven. In B17#42-39780 'Little Twink' ...

  • George Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot, Fighter Pilot | 351st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 510BS, 351BG, 8AF USAAF. Detached service (DS) with 1st Scouting Force. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

  • Joseph Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | 351st Bomb Group

  • Victor Adams

    Military | Corporal | 351st Bomb Group

  • Duane Albro

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 351st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Leg was injured in B17. Bailed out near Zuidlaarder Meer in Holland and was captured.

  • Edward Alcorn

    Military | Corporal | 351st Bomb Group

  • Charles Alexander

    Military | Private First Class | 351st Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 42-102478

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 2/5/44; Grenier 14/5/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-O] Polebrook 16/5/44; Missing in Action {3m} French A/fds 14/6/44 with Gus Cesarini, Navigator: George Reineke (2KIA*); Co-pilot: Frank Ludwig, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-102949

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/4/44; Kearney 2/5/44; Grenier 15/5/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 30/6/44; transferred 508BS/351BG [YB-G] Polebrook 1/7/44; Missing in Action 22m Augsburg 19/7/44 with Herb Konecheck, Co-pilot: Barrett Levinsky, Navigator: Joe...

  • 42-107077 Shoo Shoo Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 14/2/44; Gr Island 3/3/44; Grenier 23/3/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-D] Polebrook 7/4/44; Missing in Action 32m Augsburg 19/7/44 with Richard Chapman, Navigator: Lewis Page, tog-Ken Graham, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Earl...

  • 42-29701

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 3/1/43; Pueblo 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-B] Polebrook 17/4/43; Missing in Action {1m} Kiel 19/5/43 with Bob Mansfield, Navigator: Dave Nash, Bombardier: Sid White (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Don Jasinek,...

  • 42-29839

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/2/43; Pueblo 16/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-C] Polebrook, Missing in Action {13m} Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Helmuth Hansen, Co-pilot: J. Z. Comfort, Navigator: John Dytman, Bombardier: Dale Van Brunt, Radio...

  • 42-29843

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 24/2/43; with Tom Jenkins force landed Gowen, Id 25/2/43; Pueblo 13/3/43; Kearney 2/4/43; Patterson 13/4/43; Presque Is 17/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-D] Polebrook 24/4/43; Missing in Action {8m} St Nazaire 28/6/43 with John Moss,...

  • 42-29848 Amatol

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/2/43; Pueblo 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-F] Polebrook 26/4/43; 29m 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 19/3/44; Returned to the USA Tinker 28/5/44; Amarillo 7/7/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for...

  • 42-29859

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/2/43; Gore 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-H] Polebrook 16/4/43; Missing in Action 1m Courtrai 14/5/43 with Capt Bill Forsythe, Co-pilot: R. C. Stewart, Navigator: Jim McDonald, Bombardier: Bob Ostheimer,...

  • 42-29874 El Conquistador

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/43; Pueblo 14/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-J] Polebrook 16/4/43; battle damaged Bochum 8m 12/8/43 with Jose Garcia, Co-pilot: Groth, Navigator: B. Scholan, Bombardier: Sheets; Flight engineer/top turret...

  • 42-29948 Jennie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/43; Walla Walla 28/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-B] Polebrook 28/5/43; 30m Missing in Action Cognac 31/12/43 with Homer Wells, Co-pilot: Fred Pugsley, Navigator: Arnold Kline, Bombardier:...

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Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 15:06:05 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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