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752nd Bomb Squadron

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  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Horsham St Faith

Connections

People

  • Leonard Abranowitz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Lechfeld on 9 Apr 45 in B-24 'Final Approach' #4252457

  • Felix Acencio

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group

  • Dewey Adams

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Hellesdon, Norwich after takeoff for 1st operational mission on 2-Mar-44 in B-24H 41-28669. Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: PH.

  • David Adkins

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Jimmie Adkins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    B-24H #41-29329 'Fritzi' broke up in mid-air after being hit by flak and crashed SW of Warendorf/Westfallen, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Clifford Allen

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Donald Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    "DC", as he was called, attended the following service schools: ...

  • Richard Allen

    Military | 458th Bomb Group

  • Robert Amlung

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24 A/C# 42-100425 'The Bird'. Crashed after takeoff on mission to bomb German fortress at Point De Grave, France.

  • Roy Anderson

    Military | 458th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 41-28667 'Jayhawker'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 752BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Tutow, Germany. E/A seen to hit #3 engine which was successfully feathered. Failed to keep up with formation despite jettisoning bombs and headed for neutral territory. Landed at...

  • 41-28669 'Ginny'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 752BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Crashed on 1st combat mission, shortly after take off, stalled possibly due to icing of wings. 2-Mar-44. 3 x RTD, 7 x KIA. Cat 5 damage, written off.

  • 41-28718 'Bo'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 752BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 27 missions. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Berlin. Attacked by Fw190's and dropped out of formation in spin with one engine knocked out. Landed in Rinkaby, Sweden. 11 x Interned (INT). 29-Apr-44. MACR 4451.

  • 41-28942

    B-24 Liberator

  • 41-29329 Fritzi

    B-24 Liberator

  • 41-29963

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-100365 Wolfgang

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-109812

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 752BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Schonecken in B-24 42-109812, hit by flak, tail section departed A/C, A/C went into spin and crashed St Vith. 3 x POW, 6 x KIA 24-Dec-44 MACR 11121.

  • 42-50314

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-51110 Top O' The Mark

    B-24 Liberator

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:50:37 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:51 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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