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367th Bomb Squadron

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  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

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    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

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Based Thurleigh

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  • John Acker

    Military | Co-Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Clyde Cosper crew. Reported to group on 11 Sept 1943. He was shot down on his first mission. Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4229985 'Barrel House Bessie. ' POW at Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse POW

  • Milton Adam

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He completed 29 missions from 14 June 1944 to 27 Sept 1944. AM 3OLC, DFC,

  • Albert Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    On 6 Mar 1944 on a mission to Erkner, Berlin, B-17F #42-31025 left formation over the target due to the mechanical failure of the #4 engine and on the return was attacked fighters knocking out another engine but was able to return and land at a base...

  • Charles Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4237720. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Adeimy

    Military | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

  • Willis Aigner

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He completed 28 missions. Flew missions from 14 Jun 1944 to 25 Aug 1944. He flew on Charles C. Wegener crew. Left the ETO on 08 Oct 1944.

  • Nelson Ake

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Crew Chief | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    Reported to the ETO on 03 Apr 1942.

  • John Akenson

    Military | GC | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

  • Sam Alewitz

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He reported to the ETO on 03 Feb 1945. He flew on Leonard Smith crew. He completed 25 missions from 22 Feb 1945 to 17 Apr 1945. Departed the ETO on 25 Sept. 1945. He served in Hawaii from 20 Dec 1943 to 29 Mar 1944. ...

  • Carl Alexander

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4237720. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Aircraft

  • 41-24474 Floozy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to 306BG/367BS at Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 17-Sep-42. Damaged by anti-aircraft fire over St. Nazaire, France while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at La Pallice, France. The aircraft was then attacked by German FW-190 fighters over...

  • 41-24489 Terry and the Pirates

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24489 'Terry and the Pirates' was assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec-42 on mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft and crashed near...

  • 41-24495 Rose O' Day

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24495 'Rose O' Day' was assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec- 42 while on a mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Creil, France...

  • 41-24510 Snoozy II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 16-Aug-42; to Thurleigh 27-Sep-42; Missing in Action Lille 9-Oct-42 shot down by hptm Priller (III/JG26), crashed railway line Tournai, near Nechin (Menen), Belgium; (first aircraft loss of group) MACR 6706. SNOOZY II....

  • 42-102547 'Rose of York'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Dow Fd 3/4/44; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 2/5/44; transferred 367BS/306BG [GY-F] Thurleigh 5/5/44; Missing in Action 63M Berlin 3/2/45 with Vernon Daley, Co-pilot: Joe Carbine, Navigator: Paul Becker,...

  • 42-102969

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-X] Thurleigh 5/6/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/9/44 with Earl Barr, Co-pilot: Bob Reid, Bombardier: Garland Montague, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Hector Chavez...

  • 42-29620

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/43; Salina 9/2/43; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 15/4/43; transferred 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 17/4/43; Missing in Action St Nazaire 1/5/43 with Owen Luby, Co-pilot: Thad Powell, Navigator: Evan Clayton, Bombardier: Louis...

  • 42-29643

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/1/43; Salina 6/2/43; Duncan 19/2/43; Homestead 28/2/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 13/3/43; Missing in Action Bremen 17/4/43 with Bob Miller, Co-pilot: John Teare, Navigator: Jack Shaaber, Bombardier: Jim Shelley,...

  • 42-29658

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/1/43; Salina 11/2/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 16/3/43; then 369BS; Missing in Action Bremen 17/4/43 with Frank Watson, Co-pilot: Bob Kemp, Bombardier: Bob Hansen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Roy Livington,...

  • 42-29677

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salina 10/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Stephenville, Nfd, 12/4/43; Assigned 96BG Grafton Underwood 18/4/43; transferred 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 20/4/43; Missing in Action Heligoland 15/5/43 with Alden Mann...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 April 2015 01:37:56 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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Date Contributor Update
05 December 2014 18:14:17 chiefmedic Changes to type, nicknames and aircraft types
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306th Bomb Group History

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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