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18th Weather Squadron

Squadron

Structure

Part of
  • VIII Air Force Composite Command
  • 65th Fighter Wing
  • 66th Fighter Wing
  • 97th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Alconbury
Based Atcham
Based Attlebridge
Based Bassingbourn
Based Bodney
Based Bottisham
Based Bovingdon
Based Brampton Grange
Based Bungay
Based Burtonwood
Based Bury St Edmunds
Based Bushey Hall
Based Cheddington
Based Chelveston
Based Cluntoe
Based Cranford
Based Debach
Based Debden
Based Deenethorpe
Based Deopham Green
Based Duxford
Based East Wretham
Based Elveden Hall
Based Eye
Based Fowlmere
Based Framlingham
Based Glatton
Based
Based Gosfield
Based Goxhill
Based Grafton Underwood
Based Great Ashfield
Based Greencastle
Based Halesworth
Based Hardwick
Based Harrington
Based Hendon
Based Heston
Based Hethel
Based High Wycombe
Based Hitcham
Based Honington
Based Horham
Based Horsham St Faith
Based Ketteringham Hall
Based Kimbolton
Based Kings Cliffe
Based Knettishall
Based Langford Lodge
Based Lavenham
Based Leiston
Based Little Staughton
Based Maghaberry
Based Martlesham Heath
Based Mendlesham
Based Metfield
Based Molesworth
Based Mount Farm
Based Mousehole
Based Mullaghmore
Based Neaton
Based Nuthampstead
Based Nutts Corner
Based Old Buckenham
Based Podington
Based Polebrook
Based Prestwick
Based Rackheath
Based Rattlesden
Based Ridgewell
Based Saffron Walden
Based Sawston Hall
Based Seething
Based Shipdham
Based Snetterton Heath
Based St Mawgan
Based Steeple Morden
Based Stornoway
Based Sudbury (Acton)
Based Teddington
Based Thorpe Abbotts
Based Thruxton
Based Thurleigh
Based Tibenham
Based Toome
Based Troston
Based Valley
Based Walcot Hall
Based Warton
Based Wattisham
Based Wendling

Connections

People

  • Harry Alter

    Military | Corporal | Weather Observer | 34th Bomb Group

  • Henry Arseneaux

    Military | Sergeant | Weather Observer | 493rd Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Bailey

    Military | Sergeant | Weather | 352nd Fighter Group
    Was 1st person sent to Bodney as weather personnel by 8thAF Hdqrs/ 2 weeks later he was assigned to Det 141, 18thWeather Squadron/ 352nd FG

  • G Baker

    Military | GP | 4th Fighter Group

  • H Barksdale

    Military | Weather Specialist | 100th Bomb Group

  • Albert Basnett

    Military | 20th Fighter Group

  • Joseph Bauman

    Military | GP | 4th Fighter Group

  • Joseph Bauman

    Military | Sergeant

  • K Beacom

    Military | Sergeant | Weather Specialist | 100th Bomb Group

  • Jack Beck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Weather Observer | 493rd Bomb Group

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Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2016 22:47:58 bombercommand Changes to unit encompassing associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2016 03:42:27 Kirwin Changes to media associations
Sources

Craig Kirwin

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2016 19:39:27 Kirwin Changes to media associations
Sources

Craig Kirwin

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 / 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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