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20th Bomb Squadron



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  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

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  • Harold Tomlinson

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 2nd Bomb Group

  • John Yokie

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 2nd Bomb Group
    Transferred from the 15th Air Force 2nd BG 20th BS and assigned to the 384th BG 544th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #38 dated 26 February 1944, as crew pilot. He flew 30 combat missions with the 15th Air Force in Italy prior to being assigned...


  • 36-152

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered 20BS/2BG Langley 27-Mar-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; Hendricks Fd, Sebring 6-Feb-42; force landed base with W.R. George; 65 flts; Written off 13-Apr-42. [aircraft No. 50] Aircraft never served in combat. ...

  • 36-156

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered 20BS/2BG Langley 17-Jun-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; public relations trip to Grand Union High School, McClelland Fd 4-Jul-41; 66 flts; Written off 2-Apr-42. [aircraft No. 51] This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted...

  • 36-159

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered 20BS/2BG Langley 14-Sep-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; Amarillo 19-Nov-42; 65 flts; Written off 15-Jan-43. [aircraft No. 52]. This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted to the UK.

  • 42-31473 My Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/11/43; Gt Falls 10/11/43; Gr Island 26/11/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Tortorella 31/12/43 (first G in sqd); 29m transferred 20BS/2BG Amendola 28/3/44; Missing in Action (95m) Moravska Ostrova, Czech. 29/8/44 with Bob McCloskey,...

  • 42-97152

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/2/44; Hunter 22/2/44; Morrison 4/3/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 6/3/44; Missing in Action Turin 29/3/44 with Ed Wronkoski, Co-pilot: Francis Sanvito, Navigator: Rich Zeguin, Bombardier: Norman Stockstill, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-97346

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/2/44; Hunter 10/3/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 3/4/44; Missing in Action Gyor 13/4/44 with Earl Martin, Waist gunner: Russ Durfee[wia],Tail gunner: Frank Pyzanowski (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: George Jost, Navigator: Bob...

  • 42-97989

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 25/4/44; Langley 17/6/44; Dow Fd 7/7/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 8/7/44; transferred 335BS/95BG [OE-Y] Horham 9/7/44; Missing in Action Warsaw (Operation Frantic VII) 18/9/44 with Jack W Streeton; force landed Russia; Salvaged 24/11...

  • 44-6200

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 29/5/44; Hunter 23/6/44; Dow Fd 3/7/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 12/7/44; 56m then Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45; Sth Plains 27/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 27/11/45.

  • 44-6452

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Kearney 8/8/44; Grenier 15/8/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 22/8/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 23/3/45 with Arthur Ferkin, Co-pilot: Andy Girolamo, Navigator: Paul Kisak, Bombardier: Bob Phillippe, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Carleton...

  • 44-6606

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 21/9/44; Grenier 12/10/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 19/10/44; detailed bombing Schwechat Oil Refinery in Vienna 21/1/45 with the following crew: ...




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14 December 2015 11:02:02 Lucy May Created entry with type, category, name, air forces and unit encompassing associations