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7th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

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  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Mendlesham

Connections

People

  • Bluford Adams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach #4129557 POW

  • Leean Adkins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew chief | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 18BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Kenas Akers

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • James Alexander

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Shelby Alexander

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • James Alleman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 November 1944 in AC #4338363. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Alston

    Military | Captain | Flight Surgeon | 34th Bomb Group
    Returned to US on 7 June 1945 on 'Ol' Buddy' #44-8309

  • Vernon Ames

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    10 missions on B-24 from July 12, 1944 to August 24, 1944. 25 missions n B-17 from September 25, 1944 to January 7, 1945. Also appears on 487th Bomb Group Roster. AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Billy Anderson

    Military | Corporal | Photographic Laboratory Technician | 34th Bomb Group

  • Cecil Anderson

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 41-29557 Shadrach

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24H 41-29557 E/L "Shadrach". Missing in Action Flak believed near Vagdeburg. Crashed at Wesermunde with 7BS. Pilot: Terry. Missing Air Crew Report #7697. 1 Killed in Action, 8 or 9 Prisoner of War.

  • 42-94818

    B-24 Liberator
    34th BG overseas movement, Project No. 92537.

  • 42-94849

    B-24 Liberator

  • 43-38188

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/7/44; Kearney 23/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG Mendlesham 4/8/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 7/10/44 with Jim Heiby, Waist gunner: Hubert Betterton (2 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bill Krobaum, Navigator: Meyer Geist,...

  • 43-38263

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/7/44; Hunter 22/7/44; Presque Is 31/7/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG Mendlesham 2/8/44; crashed on take off for mission 20/1/45 with Ray Austin, Co-pilot: Ray Sorrell, Radio Operator: Ken Davis, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Felix...

  • 43-38265

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/7/44; Kearney 24/7/44; Grenier 7/8/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG Mendlesham 13/8/44; Missing in Action Kassel 2/10/44 with Bill McCage, Co-pilot: Lou Smith, Navigator: Gene Killoren, Bombardier: Bill Boatwright, Flight engineer/top turret...

  • 43-38294

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/7/44; Kearney 26/7/44; Grenier 7/8/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG [R2-O] Mendlesham 9/8/44; Missing in Action Kassel 22/9/44 with Dick Whited, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Edwin Moyer, Radio Operator: Marcel Washco,Tail gunner:...

  • 43-38353

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Grenier 14/8/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG Mendlesham 19/8/44; Missing in Action Cologne 17/10/44 with Capt Walt McAllister, Co-pilot: Andy Champion, Navigator: Eli Baldea, Bombardier: George Ritchie, tog-Joe Domino,...

  • 43-38363

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/7/44; Kearney 5/8/44; Grenier 15/8/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG Mendlesham 16/8/44; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 5/11/44 with Jim Alleman, Co-pilot: John Story, Navigator: Cliff Rowe, Bombardier: Jerome Rottman, photo-Shepherd Litsey,...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:54:51 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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