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817th Bomb Squadron

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  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

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    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

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  • Joseph Bogan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Aerial Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    On 18 June 1942, Joseph Bogan was one of the Enlisted Men assigned to the 1141st Quartermaster Company at Mac Dill Field, Tampa, Florida from the 171st Quartermaster Platoon Service Center (Aviation), the 784th Quartermaster Company (Truck) and the...

  • Austin Casebier

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7105. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Clarence Doan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Prisoner of War(POW) MACR 7105. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Flanagan

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-pilot | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Prisoner of War(POW) MACR 7105. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Kryloff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Asst Engineer | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7105. Awards: PH.

  • John Larkin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7105. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Stanley Lipschitz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Asst Armourer | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7105. Awards: PH.

  • John Maher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Asst Armourer | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7105. Awards: PH.

  • William Nivens

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7105. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), PH.

  • Jack Reed

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 817BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Budapest 30-Jul-44; flak, crashed Sziget Szent; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7105. Awards: PH.

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Aircraft

  • 42-102382

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/2/44; Lincoln 25/3/44; Morrison 4/4/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 21/4/44; Missing in Action Memmingen 18/7/44 with Matt Smith, Myers, Stein, LaHurd, Venables, Pampamanoli, Doverspike, May, Marlin (9 Prisoner of War);...

  • 42-102406

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    483rdBG/817thBS/15th AF - Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 22/3/44; Morrison 8/4/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 15/4/44; Missing in Action Belgrade 7/5/44 with Bill Lanford, McCabe, Varischetti, Macy (4 Prisoner of War); Dinovo, Sharp, Duquette, Beach,...

  • 42-102491

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/3/44; Hunter 21/3/44; Homestead 15/4/44; Assigned 817BS/4783BG Sterparone 19/4/44; {92m} Returned to the USA Bradley 12/7/44; 4185 BU Independence 15/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 21...

  • 42-102706

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Hunter 19/4/44; Morrison 3/5/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 5/5/44; Missing in Action Hall, Aus 16/2/45 with Max Solowitz, Lillish, Dye, Short, O’Dwyer, Pedersen, Heckler, Cox, Chenowith, (9 Killed in Action); hit by...

  • 42-102852

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/4/44; Hunter 24/4/44; Grenier 11/5/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 15/5/44; {97m - no aborts} Returned to the USA Morrison 26/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 14/12/45. MARY...

  • 42-102862

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/4/44; Hunter 27/4/44; Morrison 5/5/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 10/5/44; Missing in Action Memmingen 18/7/44 with Don Maclin, Monson, Ricciardo, Barney, Pate (5 Killed in Action); Fulton, Moye, Keeling, Kettler, Bill Smith ...

  • 42-102922

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/4/44; Hunter 1/5/44; Dow Fd 11/5/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 27/5/44; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 19/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 18/12/45.

  • 42-102923

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/4/44; Hunter 28/4/44; Dow Fd 17/5/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 28/5/44; Missing in Action Memmingen, Ger 18/7/44 with Stanton Rickey, Hoss, Hicks, Galt, Green (5 Prisoner of War); Mazzacone, Short, Ramsdell, Wertenberger,...

  • 42-106991

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 19/1/44; MacDill 29/1/44; Morrison 1/3/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 12/3/44; transferred 347BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; Missing in Action 22m Ploesti 18/5/44 with Herschel McClain, Gilroy, Lindquist, Corcoran, Miaskiewicz,...

  • 42-107000

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/1/44; Gr Island 10/2/44; Morrison 6/3/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 9/3/44; transferred 347BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; Missing in Action {7m} Ploesti 3/12/44 with Walt Petrokovich, Eley, Stewart, Tennant, Borland, Messina,...

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Date Contributor Update
12 June 2015 12:01:26 Lucy May Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations and aircraft associations
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Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB, GA: https://www.museumofaviation.org/483rd.php

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