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325th Bomb Squadron

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  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

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Stations

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Based Podington

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People

  • Clarence Ackermann

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Shot down 29 May 1944 in B-17 #4237877. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Franklin Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Killed in Action (KIA) Mid air collision and crashed at Neuhof in B-17 #4338445

  • Franklin Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    According to US trial 12-1871, killed while prisoner of war at or near Gießen-Wieseck, Ger, after surviving mid air collision of his plane.

  • Ralph Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230803. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Clyde Angle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Flew Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes and Rhineland. Enlisted 24 August 1942, discharged 18 October 1945. Crew and B-17 name 'Picadilly Special. ' EAME w/ 4 battle stars/ GC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Richard Anthony

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bruelingen on 8/3/44 in B-17 #4231408 POW

  • Pete Antonio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #4297240. Evaded.

  • Samuel Appleby

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #42107044. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Arntsen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 325BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. Hit by flak and landed in Sweden on 18-Mar-45 in B-17 Flag Ship 42-97288 Interned (INT). MACR 13150 Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Arthur

    Military | Master Sergeant | Ground Crew | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Figured out why the bomb bay doors froze at times and drilled a hole in them so the water could drain out. Received the Bronze Star for his contribution. Bronze Star

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Aircraft

  • 41-24359

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 301BG Westover 8/9/42; instead of assignment to 12AF, Italy transferred to Chelveston 16/9/42; 813BS/305BG Grafton Underwood/Chelveston 25/11/42, sent to pathfinder base RAF Wyton of installation of Oboe Mk I radar equipment; 325BS/92BG [NV-F]...

  • 41-9042 The Berlin Sleeper/ Ridge Runner

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered ?; Assigned 342BS/97BG Polebrook 3/42 as THE BERLIN SLEEPER; with Lt George D.Burgess took part in 1st 8AF mission 17/8/42; transferred 325BS/92BG [NV-T/B] Bovingdon 9/42; force landed Hendon with Alan Hermance 16/10/42 Missing Air Crew...

  • 41-9044

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17E 41-9044 was assigned 341BS/97BG Polebrook Mar-42; 325BS/92BG Bovingdon Sep-42, then to Alconbury 6-Jan-43; detailed Portreath-Gibraltar with mail, freight & passengers, but engines malfunction and poor weather forced to return but crash landed...

  • 42-102424

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Gr Island 10/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-D] Podington 7/4/44; Missing in Action Cologne 5/10/44 with Conrad Richards, Loren Welden, Russell Bina (3 Killed in Action); Wallace McClaflin, Jim Kane, John McGraw...

  • 42-107044

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 4/2/44; Presque Is 6/3/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-L] Podington 25/3/44; Missing in Action Sorau, Ger 11/4/44 with John Weaver, Bombardier: John Donohue, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bert Bailiff, Radio Operator: Jim Underwood,...

  • 42-107090

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 17/2/44; Rapid City 2/3/44; Grenier 20/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 24/4/44; no ops, transferred 325BS/92BG [NV-T] Podington 7/5/44; Missing in Action Pirmasens, Munich, Ger 9/8/44 with Bill Schramm, Co-pilot: Howard Koepke,...

  • 42-29712 'Miss Carrie' 'Philly-Brooklyn'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Morrison 24/3/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW- ] Alconbury 5/4/43 MISS CARRIAGE (or MISCARRIE); 1m, w?John Storie force landed Framlingham 14/5/43; transferred 325BS/92BG [NV-R] Alconbury 17/6...

  • 42-29798

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/2/43; Salina 8/3/43; Dow Fd 19/4/43; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-L] Alconbury 25/4/43; then 325BS; Missing in Action Kassel 28/7/43 with Ben Smotherman, Co-pilot: Dave Pollack, Navigator: Sid Leigh, Bombardier: Wray McKenzie, Flight...

  • 42-29994

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/43; Smoky Hill 3/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-K] Alconbury 25/4/43; transferred 812BS/482BG [MI-K] Alconbury 25/8/43; 360BS/303BG Molesworth 15/1/44; Salvaged 25/5/45.

  • 42-30803

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 30/7/43; Gore 31/7/43; Dallas 3/8/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-D] Podington 27/9/43; Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with George Hale, Co-pilot: Everett Smith, Navigator: Jim Kelly, Bombardier: Paul Hughes, Flight engineer/top...

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Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 14:54:12 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
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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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