UPL 26395

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A group of 384th BG B-17's that have landed AWAY at the 56th FG base at Boxted, 28 June 1944 because of bad weather at Station 106. Left group, front to rear: B-17G-45-BO #42-97320 "Hot Rock" Code: SU-G B-17G-70-BO #43-37703 "Tremblin' Gremlin II" Code: SU-P Right group, front to rear: B-17G-30-VE #42-97824 no name Code: SU-U B-17G-55-BO #42-102661 "Big Dog: Code: SU-L B-17G-95-DL #44-6141 "Sneakin' Deacon" Code: SU-F B-17G-45-BO #42-97309 "Kathleen - Lady of Victory" JD-C

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Units

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: 56th Fighter Group Headquarters (56th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: 0 574 019
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Communications and Photo Officer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Big Dog
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Kathleen Lady of Victory
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hot Rock
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Tremblin Gremlin II
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorEmily
Sources

Added association to Irving Brayer. Brayer was photo and communications officer of the 56th Fighter Group, and took this image in June 1944.