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565th Bomb Squadron

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  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

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    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

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Based Hethel

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  • Tzolag Aaronian

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Krefeld in B-24 "Wynn" Our Little Lady #42-95088. The 9 man crew bailed at around 2200 feet altitude over Sevelen, Germany while trying to reach allied lines around 15 miles NW of Krefeld. 8 of the crew were captured. Tzolag...

  • Joseph Ackerson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Teltow on 6/21/44 in B-24 'Nuff Sed' # 42109794 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • John Adee

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    'Little Gramper' B-24J/44-40085/EE:Z involved in accident at Hethel airfield described in Sky Scorpions p. 110-113

  • George Agee

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • George Aguayo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 1 December 1943 on mission to Solingen, B24#42-40793 'Blonds Away' was damaged by fighters and exploded while trying to land.

  • Lloyd Allen

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group

  • Stanley Allen

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Flew16 missions in 2 mos doiing WWII. Recalled in 1950 and flew 30 missions in Korea. Was a squadron navigator during that time. Got my commission as 2nd Lt while in AFReserves and promoted to 1st Lt. Air Medal w/3Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Anders Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Equipment Officer | 389th Bomb Group
    KNO on maintenace flight of B24#42-40716. Flight was to slow-time an engine. Shortly after takeoff CPT. Rodenberg called for an emergency landing with problems with engine #1. Plane crashed. 6KNO, 1RTD

  • William Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters after bombs away and exploded and crashed SW of thetarget of Brunsick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100352. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Joseph Andruskiewicz

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:29:52 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
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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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