42-2978 Sis

Object Number - UPL 40663 - 42-2978 Sis 306th BG

Assigned 369BS/303BG [WW-M] Wayne 2/11/42; Molesworth 7/2/43; transferred 534BS/381BG [GD- ?] Ridgewell, Ex. later 535BS [MS-V]; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 19/11/43; 5m to AFSC & Returned to the USA 1/5/44; with Ken Benoit force landed Bedford Fd, Ma 4/12/45; Recl Comp 3/9/46. SIS.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron Headquarters (Eighth Air Force)
  • Service Numbers: O-791509
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot; Assistant to Director of Operations
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13077741
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Assigned

Molesworth Airfield, UK 2 November 1942 303BG 369BS

Assigned

Ridgewell Airfield, UK 7 February 1943 381BG 534BS (later to 535BS)

Assigned

Thurleigh Airfield, UK 19 November 1943 306BG

Revisions

Date3 Dec 2020 18:23:34
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date29 Apr 2019 17:24:37
Contributorphil marchese
Sources

AAM image

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:23
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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