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416th Bomb Squadron

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  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

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People

  • Richard Drain

    Military | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 69

Aircraft

  • 42-30459 'Little Chum'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/6/43; Rapid City 15/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Gr Isle 28/6/43; Dow 20/7/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG Oudna 7/8/43; transferred 341BS/97BG Depienne 14/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Regensburg 22/2/44 with 2Lt...

  • 42-3174

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG Navarin 20/5/43; Missing in Action Messina 25/5/43 with Bob Goad, DeBow, Dingo, McGrath, Rhodes, King, Sproul, Kennedy, Barkas, Lawrence (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed in sea and...

  • 42-32040 Turnip Termite

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/1/44; MacDill 2/2/44; Morrison 7/3/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Tortorella 14/3/44; transferred 416BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; 66m to depot 26/11/44; Salvaged 12/3/46. TURNIP TERMITE.

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Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 19:45:10 fdrain Changes to media associations
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Frank Drain

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2016 13:10:43 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types and unit encompassing associations
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http://www.armyaircorpsmuseum.org/99th_Bombardment_Group.cfm

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