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360th Bomb Squadron

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  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

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Based Molesworth

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  • Wesley Abbott

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 303rd Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/13/44 in B-17 #4297905

  • Milo Abraham

    Military | Master Sergeant | Engineering | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Arthur Adams

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    26-Jul-42 Assigned as Pilot of B-17F 41-24563 [PU-H] "Garbage", 303BG/360BS with crew at Alamogordo Field, Alamogordo, New Mexico with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. 16-Oct-42 Arrived at Molesworth, UK, aboard "Garbage". ...

  • Donald Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Jay Adams

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Merrill Aday

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Bill Addison

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 303rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 November 1943 in B-17 #4229498 'Dark Horse. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Walter Ahland

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Dick Albright

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 303rd Bomb Group
    Flew B-17G #44-6517 'F-PU'. Sep 1944.

  • John Alexander

    Military | Corporal | 303rd Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 41-24559 Ooold Soljer

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24559 'Ooold Soljer' was assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-C] Bangor 14-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42. ...

  • 41-24567 Beats Me

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24567 [PU:J] "Beats Me" was assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-J] Bangor 14-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42. Participated in 7 Operations - 2 Aborted (See Biography events) ...

  • 41-24579 Thumper

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24579 "Thumper" was assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-F] 17-Feb-42 Gowen Field, Idaho; Bangor 14-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42; Aircraft damaged by AA fire and enemy fighters on mission to Lorient, France on 23-Jan-43. 11 man crew. Belly-landed at...

  • 41-24585 Wulf Hound

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24585 "Wulfe Hund" was assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-B] Bangor 14-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42; Missing in Action Rouen-Sotteville 12-Dec-42 sustained damage from enemy aircraft, force landed in a field in France. Was removed and repaired by the...

  • 41-24602 Yardbird II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24602 was assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-A] Bangor 14-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42; On the 29-May-43 mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France the aircraft was damaged by flak over the target and then attacked and shot down by fighters...

  • 41-24620 Snap! Crackle! Pop!

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24620 'Snap, Crackle, Pop' assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-D] Bangor 14-Sep-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42; Missing in Action St Nazaire 3-Jan-43 shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Escoublac Forest, West of St Nazaire, France. 7KIA 3POW MACR 15464....

  • 42-107048

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 6/2/44; Gr Island 27/2/44; Assigned 452BG Deopham Green 5/3/44 TANGERINE; transferred 360BS/303BG [PU-M] Molesworth 23/3/44; Missing in Action French A/fds 12/6/44 with Roy Eisele, Co-pilot: Lou Girard, Navigator: Murray Schenker,...

  • 42-107196 Temptress

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-G] Molesworth 22/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/9/44 with Art Mehlhoff, Co-pilot: Edgar Nelson, Navigator: Gaylon Williams (wia, & died 10/10/44), Bombardier: Harry...

  • 42-29498 'Mumsie' aka 'Dark Horse'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/12/42; Salina 11/1/43; Morrison 14/2/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-L] Thurleigh 2/3/43; transferred 360BS/303BG [PU-D] Molesworth 25/9/43; 7m Missing in Action Bremen 29/11/43 with Capt Carl Fyler, Co-pilot: Bob Ward, Navigator:...

  • 42-29570 Big Time Operator II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 5-Jan-43; Gt Falls 31-Jan-43; Denver 2-Feb-43; Salina 11-Feb-43; to Marrakesh, via ATC 14-Mar-43; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-D] Molesworth 21-Mar-43; transferred BAD 1 Burtonwood 22-May-43; 532BS/381BG [VE-D] Ridgewell 7-Sep-43; 6+m...

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Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 22:36:04 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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27 February 2015 14:56:29 rossingtonj Changes to type
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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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