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570th Bomb Squadron

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  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Framlingham

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People

  • Charles Abbott

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 28 May 1944 in B-17 #4232089. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • George Abbott

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 64

  • Leroy Abernathy

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 61

  • William Abraham

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 71

  • Aster Adams

    Military | Ground Echelon | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 95

  • George Adams

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 55

  • Melvin Adams

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 54

  • Thomas Adams

    Military | Ground Echelon | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 46

  • William Adamson

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 28

  • Harvey Ainsworth

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Celle on 7 Apr 45 in B-17 'Hard To Get' #448225

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Aircraft

  • 42-102532

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 8/4/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-O] Framlingham 11/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 19/5/44 with Dick Tannehill, Navigator: Bob Horst, Bombardier: Elmer Leggett, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Larry...

  • 42-102594

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-F] Framlingham 20/4/44; Missing in Action Dusseldorf 9/9/44 with Bob Gallagher, Co-pilot: Merrill Redda, Ball turret gunner: Joe Costa,Tail gunner: Len Gilkey (4...

  • 42-102634

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/3/44; Gr Island 12/4/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-B] Framlingham 3/5/44 MARY JANE; mechanical problems and battle damaged, plus # 3 & 4 smoking Saarbrucken 9/11/44 with ?; crash landed continent; crew bailed NE St...

  • 42-107041 Miss behavin', Ain't Misbehavin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 3/2/44; Presque Is 3/3/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-M] Framlingham 6/3/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 30/11/44 with Doug Meigide, Pat Condon, John Kaufmann, Forrest Peterson, DuLanne Gunn (5 Killed in Action); Joe Standard, Frank...

  • 42-107199 Powerful Katrinka

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-J] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action French A/fds (Dinar-Pleurtvit) (19m) 11/6/44 with Bill Gavin, Co-pilot: John Dallenbach, Navigator: Norm Bernstein, Bombardier:...

  • 42-30246 Spot Remover

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/5/43; Gore 22/5/43; Spokane 24/5/43; Geiger 26/5/43; Smoky Hill 2/7/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-H] Framlingham 14/7/43; crash landed 21/9/43 with Keith E. Harris, repaired and back on duty; Missing in Action...

  • 42-30308

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-A] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Evreux 24/8/43 with Ken Dougherty, Co-pilot: Harvey Paul, Bombardier: John Keema, Flight...

  • 42-30318 Devil's Daughter

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/43; Gore 17/5/43; Cheyenne 18/5/43; Spokane 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/7/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BG/390BG [DI-G] Framlingham 15/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with Arlin Rennels, Navigator: Bob...

  • 42-30323

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 15/5/43; Gore 20/5/43; Love 16/6/43; Roswell 2/6/43; Dallas 17/7/43; Love 28/7/43; Roswell 29/7/43; 3030 BU Roswell 2/6/44; 3010 BU Williams 9/12/44; 3020 BU La Junta 20/4/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in...

  • 42-30334 Virgin Sturgeon

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Chanute 22/6/43; Lewiston 23/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/7/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-E] Framlingham 15/7/43 EIGHT BALL; Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Bill Harding, Co...

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Date Contributor Update
10 April 2015 02:41:43 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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13 March 2015 16:31:35 rossingtonj Changes to type
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27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
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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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