William J Huston

Military

Object Number - UPL 31536 - Captain Shulstad and lead crew on bombing mission to Brunswick, Germany, pose in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress". 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd...

15 Oct 1943 a/c accident on return from mission in 'Thumper Again' B17#42-5393.

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

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 358th Bomb Squadron 360th Bomb Squadron 368th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-442237
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Squadron Adjutant; Pilot; Group Operations Officer

Aircraft

Ground personnel of the 303rd Bomb Group prepare to load bombs and ammunition into a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Satan's Workshop". Passed as censored, then marked as 'Confidential' 27 Aug 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '303BG.' On reverse: 'Confidential Until Re-Classified By Censor' and US Army Press Censor ETO [Stamps].
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Satan's Workshop
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Just For Laughs, Little Woman, Thumper Again
  • Unit: 2nd Strategic Air Depot 100th Bomb Group 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron

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Date27 Jan 2018 14:27:07
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Date27 Jan 2018 14:23:03
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:28:18
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFS Vol. I p. 343

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