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349th Bomb Squadron

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  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • Headquarters (100th Bomb Group)

    Headquarters (100th Bomb Group)

    Headquarters
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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Thorpe Abbotts

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People

  • John Accinelli

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 100th Bomb Group

  • James Adair

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 100th Bomb Group

  • Alonzo Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 June 1943 in B-17 #423260 'Angel's Tit. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Adams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 100th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Itzehoe, GR on a mission to Berlin on 3 Mar 1944 in B-17G 42-39817 'Murderer's Row'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Andrew Addison

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Collided with another aircraft 5 June 1944 in B-17 #4337591. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Winston Adkins

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hanover on a mission to Brunswick on 10 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31265. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • J Agan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    FEH Air Medal 2 clstrs

  • Robert Akers

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 100th Bomb Group
    Food drop mission, Holland

  • Glenn Albright

    Military | Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group

  • Julius Alexander

    Military | 100th Bomb Group
    Airman

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Aircraft

  • 42-102416 Lady Luck

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Cheyenne 1/3/44; Hunter 14/3/44; Grenier 11/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-H] Thorpe Abbotts 19/4/44; Missing in Action St Lo, 25/7/44 with Larry Townsend, Co-pilot: Andy Burkhart, Navigator: Arnold Holmes, Bombardier: George Gardner, Radio Operator:...

  • 42-102624

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR- ] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Clarke Johnson, Co-pilot: Ray Lund, Navigator: Tom Tracy, Bombardier: Willard Hahn, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-102635

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/3/44; Kearney 15/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR- ] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Martin Hoskinson, Co-pilot: Marvin Apking, Navigator: Joe Silvestro, Bombardier: Norman Robitoy,...

  • 42-102648

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 28/4/44; Slated 447BG, Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-L] Thorpe Abbotts 21/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Bob Roeder, Co-pilot: Paul Lammers, Navigator: Claud Robison, Bombardier: Milton...

  • 42-107056

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 8/2/44; Hunter 17/2/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-O] Thorpe Abbotts 10/3/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 28/4/44 with Jim McGuire, Bombardier: Joe Eck, Radio Operator: Rod McCaughin, Ball turret gunner: John Ribuffo,...

  • 42-107095

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18/2/44; Gr Island 2/3/44; Grenier 3/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-F] Thorpe Abbotts 7/4/44; Missing in Action French A/Fds 5/6/44 with Mark Wilson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John McAuliffe, Radio Operator: Gene Sweeney, Ball...

  • 42-107137

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 27/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-O] Thorpe Abbotts 3/5/44; Missing in Action Munich 13/7/44 with Chas Harding, Co-pilot: Ben Wilson, Navigator: Tom Hunt, Bombardier: John Craven, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-107211

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 21/3/44; Kearney 4/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-N] Thorpe Abbotts 20/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Carl Gustafson, Co-pilot: Mike Newmerowski, Navigator: Vic Kinkade, Bombardier: Marcena Dottoviano,...

  • 42-29986

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 22/3/43; Cheyenne 7/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Baer Fd 27/5/43; Dow Fd 3/6/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-Q] Thorpe Abbotts 5/6/43; Missing in Action Juist Is (convoy) 25/6/43 with Capt Oran Petrich, Co...

  • 42-30002

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Gore 17/4/43; Hamilton 28/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 12/5/43; Wendover 19/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-F] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 January 2019 14:44:37 troutbrook Changes to media associations
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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:16:22 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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