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344th Bomb Group

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Stansted Mountfitchet 19 February 1944 – 30 September 1944
Based Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France 30 September 1944 – 5 April 1945
Based Florennes / Juzaine 5 April 1945

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People

  • Robert Ahern

    Military | bomber (flight engineer and top turret gunner) | 344th Bomb Group

  • William Andrews

    Military | Captain | bomber pilot | 344th Bomb Group

  • Angelo Aquaro

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 323rd Bomb Group
    Flew combat missions in the B-26 Marauder with the 455th BS, 323rd BG, then 344th BG, Ninth Air Force. ...

  • George Bair

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 344th Bomb Group
    Killed in mid-air collision

  • Alvin Beeker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 344th Bomb Group

  • Ballard Bentley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer, Top Turret Gunner | 344th Bomb Group
    Shot down 23 February 1945 in B-26 #43-34565. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Delwin Bentley

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander | 322nd Bomb Group

  • Bernard Blonder

    Military | 344th Bomb Group

  • George Blower

    Military | 344th Bomb Group

  • Edward Borresen

    Military | Colonel | 344th Bomb Group
    344th BG, 497th BS. POW Stalag Luft III.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2017 10:50:44 general ira snapsorter Changes to stations
Sources

Stations added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2015 13:10:49 ED-BB Changes to aircraft associations
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Connection to aircraft serial

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2015 12:29:56 ED-BB Changes to nicknames and aircraft types
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Added Group nickname and aircraft type

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:32:59 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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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