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394th Bomb Group

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Boreham 11 March 1944 – 24 July 1944
Based Holmsley South 24 July 1944 – 25 August 1944
Based Tour-en-Bessin 25 August 1944 – 18 September 1944
Based Orleans / Bricy 18 September 1944 – 8 October 1944
Based Cambrai/Niergnies 8 October 1944 – 21 May 1945
Based Venlo Airfield 21 May 1945

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People

  • Thomas Abshier

    Military | Sergeant | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Lt Myron E Brown Crew [#5].

  • Enrico J Acampora

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 394th Bomb Group

  • Donald Adler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #1.

  • Donald Aggers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Toggelier | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals.

  • James Allen

    Military | Corporal | Engineer | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #1.

  • Joseph Amato

    Military | Sergeant | 394th Bomb Group
    Joseph has a brother Carmela Amato, they were likely orphans as they are found on the 1930 New York Census as living in the St. Josephs Peeksville Children's Home there. This home was meant to house children that were either orphans or children whose...

  • Hazen Annis

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #3.

  • William Ardiff

    Military | Sergeant | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #4.

  • Eber Arnold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040 Awards: PH.

  • Jacob Arzouian

    Military | Corporal | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed in 42-96207 No MACR as accident Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. Awards: PH.

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Aircraft

  • 41-2632

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lowry 5/3/42; Boise 7/4/42; Assigned 93BS/19BG, transferred 394BS/5BG Hawaii 28/5/42; Returned to the USA Hendricks 21/12/43; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 9/8/45. CROCK-O-CRAP. (Shown in Midway,...

  • 42-107667

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-107682

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96029

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96032

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96040

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96049

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96058

    B-26 Marauder

  • 42-96061 'Heavens Above'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 584BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bombing mission to marshalling yards Prum, Germany. Hit in the port engine, failed to feather and windmilled till it came away from the nacelle, causing the A/C to go into an uncontrollable...

  • 42-96079

    B-26 Marauder

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Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2017 14:30:29 millebr Changes to motto
Sources

Bomb Group 394 - War Buddies (website)

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2017 11:22:37 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
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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