42-30026 Battle wagon

Object Number - UPL 45651 - B-14F-80-BO #42-30026 "Battlewagon" Code: BK-J 384th BG - 546th BS - 8th AF

Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/4/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG as BATTLE WAGON but not to UK; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-J] 29/5/43; Returned to the USA 13/7/43; 4100 BU Patterson 31/7/43; 4000 BU Patterson 5/12/43; 326 BU MacDill 15/5/44; 4006 BU Miami 28/6/44; 4000 BU Wright 9/9/44; 4117 BU Robins 12/9/45; Assigned 6AF Caribbean 27/9/45; Recl Comp 7/3/48. (?shot down by fighter over Bengerseil 25/5/43?)

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base
The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16022229
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner; Photographer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 3432418
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flexible Gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Cheyenne AAF, WY 1943-04-01

Assigned

Grafton Underwood Airfield, UK 1943-05-29 384BG 546BS

Revisions

Date14 Jan 2015 06:06:55
Contributorbombercommand
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:26
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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