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18th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Mendlesham

Connections

People

  • Morton Abrams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    35 combat missions over Europe as Pilot of B-17 'Lucky 13. ' Required to make forced landing at an advanced fighter base near Antwerp, Belgium with 2 engines out on January 18, 1945. Three missions to Berlin. DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Robert Aldrich

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Charles Allen

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Donald Allen

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Don Alling

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Fayne Alvord

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Anderson

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Maurice Anderson

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Umberto Anglisano

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Alex Antanovich

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 May 1944 in B-24 #4128840. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

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Aircraft

  • 41-28840

    B-24 Liberator

  • 41-29542 Rough House Kate

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24H-15-CF Original overseas complement of 34th BG, Project Number 92537.

  • 41-29572 'Scotty'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 18BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. 5 x combat missions. Returning from Tourres, A/C shot down by intruder, Ju88 7-Jun-44. 7 x RTD, 3 x KIA. MACR 6725

  • 42-51190 Ann

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-94757

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-94893 Hells Belle

    B-24 Liberator

  • 43-37637 Daniels

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; Grenier 6/6/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-U] Rougham (Azon controlling mothership) 7/6/44; battle damaged Nurnberg 21/2/45 with ?; force landed continent, Sal; transferred 34BG Mendlesham 9/6/45; Returned to the...

  • 43-38216 Tempest Turner

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8 July 1944; Kearney 18 July 1944; Dow Field 3 August 1944. Assigned 862BS/493BG Debach 4 August 1944. Named by the John I Lewis crew. Transferred 18BS/34BG Mendlesham 1945. Returned to the USA Bradley 26 June 1945. 4168 Base Unit,...

  • 43-38338

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/7/44; Hunter 1/8/44; Grenier 13/8/44; Assigned 92BG Podington 15/8/44; transferred 18BS/34BG Mendlesham 16/8/44; Missing in Action Ingolstadt 4/3/45 with Jim Mueller, Co-pilot: Art Atruc, Navigator: John Ciagne, tog-Phil Harvey,...

  • 43-38971

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 24/10/44; Dow Fd 9/11/44; ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2015 22:16:43 JasonR Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

http://valortovictory.tripod.com/b24s/42-51190.htm , other internet research and military service records of 2nd Lt. Nathaniel O. Zemelman.

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:10:16 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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