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330th Bomb Squadron

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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Hardwick

Connections

People

  • George Abbott

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief | 93rd Bomb Group
    Crew Chief on Maulin' Mallard Sr #42109867 Good Conduct Medal,EAMES Ribbon, Dist Unit Badge

  • Norman Adams

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down on 8/1/43 while on TDY to 9thAF for Ploesti raid in B-24 'Jersey Bounce 2nd' #4240609. Prisoner of War (POW) in Rumania, deaf for three days following crash

  • William Alderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Iceal Alford

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 7 December 1942. Took off from Portreath for Oran, crashed into mountain on approach to Tafaroui, killing all crew members. Plane was B-24D-1-CO 41-23707 AM/ PH

  • Albert Alves

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Flew 35 missions EAME Medal w/3 bronze stars; Good Conduct Medal;DFC;Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster; Overseas Bar

  • Fred Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Flew on 1 Aug '43 raid on Ploesti. ...

  • James Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 10 January 1943. 93rd was assigned to N. Africa to help defeat Rommel. B-24D-1-CO 41-23665 'Big Dealer' had mission to La Galite (a small Mediterranean island off Tunisia). Crashed near Bir el Khamsa, Egypt. Crash may have been...

  • Lloyd Anderson

    Military | Master Sergeant (1st Grade) | Crew Leader | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Ivan Andes

    Military | Corporal | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 20 June 1943

  • William Austin

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    While serving as a Waist Gunner on B-24D 41-24745 'Katy Bug' his aircraft sustained the failure of two engines and crashed into a tree while attempting an emergency landing at Little Stukeley. 4 crew members were killed. SSgt Austin was uninjured and...

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Aircraft

  • 41-110033

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth.

  • 41-23666 Hot Freight

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D-1-CO 41-23666 [AG:s] was assigned to the 93BG/330BS at Hardwick, UK. on 18-Mar-43 the aircraft was despatched on a mission to bombe the port facilities at Vegesack, Germany. The aircraft sustained battle damage over the target and crashed near...

  • 41-23717 Exterminator

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24 Liberator "Exterminator" (serial number 41-23717, H) originally flew with the 329th Bomb Squadron of the 93rd Bomb Group and was later transferred to the 330th Bomb Squadron (93BG) in March 1943. The first mission with the 330th BS was on 1st...

  • 41-23728 Hot Stuff

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24 Liberator Hot Stuff was the 1st heavy bomber in the 8th Air Force to complete 25 missions even though the B-17 Memphis Belle wears the label. Hot Stuff crashed into a mountain in bad weather on its way back to the United States to tour the...

  • 41-24121 'Let Er Rip'

    B-24 Liberator
    Failed To Return - while withdrawing over the mountains of Macedonia collided in a cloud bank with B24 41-23717. Although the aircraft entered a dive the pilots managed to briefly recover before crashing in flames East of Brod. 4 gunners bailed out...

  • 41-24147 'The Duchess'

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, pilot Ramsey D Potts, returning safely to Libya. Failed to Return, Shot down by FW190s and crashed W of Herxheim, Germany on a mission to Furth, Germany, 25th Feb 1944, Pilot David W Thompson, MACR 2924.

  • 41-24226 'Joisey Bounce' 'Utah Man'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bremen, en route to target suffered a mid air collision with B-24 42-40765. 10 x KIA. 13-Nov-43. MACR 2179.

  • 42-100116

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-100323

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-109832

    B-24 Liberator

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:11:32 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 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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