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577th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

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  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group to be given B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 model that was fitted with a nose turret on the production line, an adaptation...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Wendling

Connections

People

  • Louis Abraham

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 392nd Bomb Group
    Brandt Crew. Abraham wrote in his journal, 'All the way to the target we had heavy flak and damn accurate too. Our squadron got lost and it took us 1 hr 25 minutes to find the target. After bombs away we headed for home. By this time my ship was very...

  • James Ackerman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flack and crashed near Michaelbach on 6/23/44 in B-24 #4295027 POW

  • Buford Acton

    Military | 392nd Bomb Group
    MOS =911, Aircraft Armorer. Per 392nd orders 24Mar44, was a Sgt and transferred to Det of Pts, 231st Sta Hosp.

  • Carlos Acuna

    Military | 392nd Bomb Group
    Cook for Thanksgiving Dinner 1943 at Enlisted Mess No. 2

  • Seymour Adelman

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Wounded on attack on a/c on 31 Dec 1944. Plane crash landed near Brussels. DFC

  • Wallace Albert

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Richeson crew

  • Edgar Albright

    Military | 392nd Bomb Group

  • Alexander Allen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 392nd Bomb Group

  • Arnold Allnut

    Military | 392nd Bomb Group
    579th Chemical Section. Per 392nd orders 3Mar44, was 577th Decontaminating Equipment Operator.

  • Charles Altemus

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Michaelbach on 6/23/44 in B-24 #4295027 POW

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Aircraft

  • 41-28759

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 577BS, 392BG, 8AF USAAF. 4 x missions. Failed to Return (FTR) on mission to Berlin. 3 x Fw190's attacked and damaged 2 engines, one Fw190 was shot down, forcing a 2nd to break off, whilst the third struck from below inflicting severe damage...

  • 41-28841

    B-24 Liberator

  • 41-29174 Amblin' Okie

    B-24 Liberator
    Originally assigned to 44th Bomb Group, 67th Bomb Squadron; transferred to 392nd Bomb Group 17 November 1943. Crashed following midair collision over St Just-en-Chausses, France 18 March 1944. MACR 3320

  • 41-29192 Skylark, The Sky Shark

    B-24 Liberator
    Originally assigned to 448th Bomb Group, arrived Seething, England 20 December 1943; to 389th Bomb Group, 566th Bomb Squadron by 31 December 1943, subsequently renamed The Sky Shark. Transferred to 392nd Bomb Group, 577th Bomb Squadron 12 February 1944...

  • 42-100344

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-109824

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-109826

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-110027

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-110061

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-50287

    B-24 Liberator

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:31:17 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 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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