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707th Bomb Squadron

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  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Bungay

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People

  • Abner Adams

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Adams

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on the return from a mission to the Marshalling Yards at Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7542 'Black Widow'. Plane crashed SE of Albert, FR. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Seymour Alexander

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • Hugh Arnold

    Military | Captain | Squadron Commander | 446th Bomb Group

  • Robert Arrowood

    Military | Sergeant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Wittefeld on 8/5/44 in B-24 Carolyn Sue #4295190 POW

  • Edward Avena

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    17 missions May 1944 through September 1944; he was most proud of being part of lead group flying mission over Normandy beachhead on D-Day. ...

  • Charles Baker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • Frank Baker

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Flew in the Hamm raid on 4/22/44. German fighters followed the bombers back to base and attacked. Capt. Baker's B-24 received heavy damage in thesubsequent battle. After two unsuccessful attempts to land, he brought the crippled plane in with no loss...

  • John Barksdale

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Schirmeck in B-24 Rough Buddy #4295390

  • Roger Barrett

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Flew a mission on D-Day Air Medal w/Oak Leaf Clusters/2 DFCs

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Aircraft

  • 41-29124 Connie

    B-24 Liberator
    Damaged by AAA on mission to Genshagen/Marienfelde, Germany 21 June 1944 and crashed at Hoofddorp. MACR 6159.

  • 42-100231

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-100288

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-100347 Lil' Max

    B-24 Liberator
    On September 26th, 1944 a B-24 Liberator bomber returning from a mission attacking the rail road marshalling yards in Hamm, Germany; crashed near Rijswijk in the Netherlands. One of the witnesses to the crash was a 15 year old boy. When this boy grew...

  • 42-51356

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-7542 Black Widow

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-7583

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-7640

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-94936 Lil' Snooks

    B-24 Liberator
    On February 3rd, 1945, on their 111th mission targeting Magdeburg, the crew of "Lil' Snooks" baled out over Strasbourg, Eastern France, after a flak hit. The pilot, 2/Lt Richard Wann, landed across the Rhine river, behind enemy lines and was taken...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:45:49 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
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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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