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333rd Bomb Squadron

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  • 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 #423185 '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 #4230425 '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 #4231946 '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 Andersen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group
    On 11 Jan 1944, B-17G #42-39775 'Frenesi' was hit by fighters causing damage to the radio room and six crewman baled out before the a/c was brought under control and returned to base. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Harry Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group

  • 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

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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,...

  • 42-30146 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...

  • 42-30453 Thunderbird

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/6/43; Rapid City 15/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Gr Isle 28/6/43; Dow Fd 14/7/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-K] Rougham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with Roy Davison, Co-pilot: Stan Chichester, Navigator: Alden Faudie,...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2018 19:52:23 Don Wolf Changes to insignia
Sources

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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