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351st 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
    https://100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=38&Itemid=421

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Thorpe Abbotts

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People

  • Robert Abney

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Survived the war because he was hospitalized for severe frostbite when his crew and plane flew its last mission on Dec 11, 1943.

  • Glenn Abraham

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 100th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Jemmcritz on 10 Apr 45 in B-17 #4338963

  • C Alban

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    25 SEP 44 LUDWIGSHAFEN, MY. CPT

  • Carl Alben

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group

  • Donald Allen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 100th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Allen

    Military | Corporal | Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Flew on Lazzari's crew

  • Ft Alsleben

    Military | Corporal | 100th Bomb Group

  • Angus Alsup

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 100th Bomb Group

  • John Amery

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 December 1943 in B-17 #425997 'Heaven Can Wait. ' Evaded.

  • Richard Ames

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 100th Bomb Group
    Flying combat missions at the end of the war.

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Aircraft

  • 42-102667 'Yankee Wine'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Grenier 28/4/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-C] Horham 3/5/44; 4m, transferred 351BS/100BG [EP-J] Thorpe Abbotts 8/6/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Bob Schomp, Co-pilot: Henry Preher, Navigator: Bob...

  • 42-107007 She-Hasta

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; Kearney 15/2/44; Presque Is 2/3/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-B] Thorpe Abbotts 6/3/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Bill Greiner, Co-pilot: Jim Coccia, Navigator: Bob Fulkerson, Bombardier: Bob Marsho, Flight...

  • 42-107233

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 24/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-N/W] Thorpe Abbotts 3/5/44; Missing in Action Misburg 31/12/44 with Wallace Wilson, Co-pilot: Clarry Van Cleave, Navigator: Ken Kane, Bombardier: Herman Eckmeyer,...

  • 42-30051

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 15/5/43; Wendover 18/5/43; Kearney 23/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP- ] Thorpe Abbotts 1/6/43; Missing in Action La Pallice 4/7/43 with Bob Pearson, Co-pilot: Melville...

  • 42-30057 Raunchy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 15/5/43; Wendover 21/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-D] Thorpe Abbbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6 September 1943 with Pilot Captain Sam R. TurnerWounded in...

  • 42-30059

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 16/5/43; Wendover 21/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-G] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Paris 3/9/43 with Chas Floyd, Co-pilot: Jack Boyd, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-30080 High Life

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Westover 3/5/43; Wendover 16/5/43; Kearney 23/5/43; Dow Fd 22/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-F] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with Don Oakes, Co-pilot: Joe Harper, Navigator:...

  • 42-30087 Shack Rat

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/4/43; Gore 14/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Hamilton 23/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Kearney 23/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-M] Thorpe Abbotts 11/6/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Maurice Beatty, Navigator: Grady...

  • 42-30089

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/4/43; Gore 13/4/43; Kearney 22/4/43; Denver 30/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 15/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-K] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Paris 3/9/43 with Rich King, Co-pilot: George Brykalski, Radio...

  • 42-30090

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 12/5/43; Wendover 16/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 2/6/43; transferred 351BS/100BG [EP-B] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43 MAD HOUSE; Missing in Action Munster...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:16:04 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
06 February 2015 10:54:28 suzyfan Changes to nicknames
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Date Contributor Update
06 February 2015 10:52:54 suzyfan Changes to nicknames
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John Bull

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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