326th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 326th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5077 - The insignia of the 326th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Podington

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-7811766
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35234494
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner; Togglier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Black Diamond Express
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 95th Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron 359th Bomb Squadron
A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-2578) nicknamed "Butcher Shop" of the 92nd Bomb Group at Bovingdon. Written on slide casing: 'B-17 E 12578 Oldest fortress in 8AF Bovingdon, 1943.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Butcher Shop/ Big Tin Bird
  • Unit: 97th Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron 340th Bomb Squadron 77th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: No 11 Combat Crew Replacement Center 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 97th Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron 340th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Pappy
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 379th Bomb Group 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 326th Bomb Squadron 359th Bomb Squadron 527th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date27 Feb 2015 14:54:04
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:48
ContributorAAM
Sources

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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