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333rd Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Structure

Part of
  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Bury St Edmunds

Connections

People

  • Julian Abel

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #42-3185 'Queen Bee'. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag 17B. POW

  • John Abt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30425 'Rodger Dodge Her'. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • David Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 20 April 1944 in B-17 #42-31946 'Esky', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Alexander

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 17 July 1943 in B-17 #423219 'Dear Mom. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ottis Alford

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Born in 1922 in Pickton, Hopkins County, Texas. Enlisted at Tyler, Smith County, Texas on 16 Oct 1942. 2 weeks til he had to report for duty. 2 years of HS, Ht:66, Wt: 121. Married before he left for the military to Miss Grace Edwards on 26 Oct 1942....

  • Harold Alsop

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 July 1943 in B-17 #4230450 'Ramsbitch. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Kenneth Amberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Crashed for unknown reasons on mission to Brunswick on 11 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-3530. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Harry Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group
    Harry Anderson was Radio Operator on B-17 # 42-39775. Enemy aircraft severely riddled the ship on the 11 January mission to Brunswick, Germany. Anderson was one of the six men who had bailed out before the Pilot and Co-Pilot managed to regain control...

  • William Arck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #4237918 'Dog Tired. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Eino Asiala

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Eino Asiala was Tail Gunner on B-17 #42-3190, shot down over France, 14 July 1943. Initially evaded, he was captured in Paris at the end of August 1943 and made a Prisoner of War (POW).

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Aircraft

  • 42-102456 Shady Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 8/4/44; 331BS [QE-T]; Salvaged 11/10/44. SHADY LADY.

  • 42-102935 Gremlin's Hotel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/4/44; Hunter 4/5/44; Grenier 15/5/44; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-L] Rougham 20/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/7/45; Romulus 30/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 11/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA...

  • 42-107019 Wabbit...What's Up Doc?

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/44; Kearney 13/2/44; Presque Is 29/2/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 12/3/44; Missing in Action Berlin 18/4/44 with Chris Schommer, Radio Operator: Jim Wylie (2 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Rocko Mosco, Navigator: Bob Giles,...

  • 42-29965

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18 March 43; Gore 28 March 1943; Presque Isle 5 May 1943; Assigned 333BS/94BG Earls Colne 12 May 1943; Rougham 13 June 1943; transferred 407BS/92BG [PY-L] Alconbury 26 July 1943; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6 September 1943 with,...

  • 42-30113 Wolfpack

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/4/43; Dow Fd 5/5/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS- ] Earls Colne 8/5/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Pilot William A. Dauth; Co-pilot: Gordon A. Summers; Navigator: William Baker Ferguson; Bombardier: Dale J. Perkins; Flight...

  • 42-30146 Cherokee, Down and Go

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Presque Is 15/5/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-A] Earls Colne 24/5/43 CHEROKEE; Rougham 13/6/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde 29/7/43 with Ned Palmer, Co-pilot: Gene Snyder, Navigator: Frank Pellegrino,...

  • 42-30248 The Southern Queen, The Buzzard, Prodigal Son, Lassie Come Home

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Tinker 24/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-X] Earls Colne 2/6/43 THE SOUTHERN QUEEN; Rougham 13/6/43 transferred 333BS as THE BUZZARD aka PRODIGAL SON; Missing in Action...

  • 42-30303 Raider II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Kearney 26/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-M2] Rougham 13/6/43; Missing in Action Duren 20/10/43 with George Loblein, Co-pilot: Bob Snyder, Navigator: Bill Troutman, Bombardier: Francis...

  • 42-30425 Roger Dodg'-Her

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Rapid City 19/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Dow Fd 5/7/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-J] Rougham 9/7/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Sam Lemly, Co-pilot: Martin Michels, Navigator: Fred Ehrhart,...

  • 42-30450 Ramsbitch

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/6/43; Gore 14/6/43; Kearney 15/6/43; Eglin 7/7/43; Dow Fd 8/7/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG Rougham 8/7/43; transferred 410BS; Missing in Action Wilhelmshafen (T/O) 26/7/43 with Gerald Smith, Co-pilot: Harry Lockwood, Navigator: Othello...

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Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2018 19:52:23 Don Wolf Changes to insignia
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My attempted description of the image from my father's scrapbooks.

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2018 19:39:10 Don Wolf Changes to insignia
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My attempt at describing the insignia as show in my father's scrapbook and on the website, http://www.8thafhs-pa.org/stories/94th-bomb-group/

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:13:13 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

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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