366th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 366th Bomb Squadron, 305th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5110 - The insignia of the 366th Bomb Squadron, 305th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Chelveston

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
A bomber crew of the 384th Bomb Group on the wing of a B-17 Flying Fortress after ditching their previous Fortress nicknamed "Barrel House Bessie From Basin Street" in the sea. Passed as censored 12 Jun 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'Left "Barrel House Bessie" Off Shore. Associated Press Photo Shows:- Six of the crew of the Fortress "Barrel House Bessie From Basin Street" who recently ditched their flaming plane in the sea miles off shore while returning from a raid. The crew spent thirty minutes in t
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner

Aircraft

A bomber crew of the 384th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Rigor Mortis". Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 12 Jun 1943.' [stamp] and '269268.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: '"RIGOR MORTIS" CARRIES LIVE BOMBS AFTER RAID. Associated Press Photo shows: The full crew of the "Rigor Mortis" at their base after their return from Wilhelmhaven Friday, June 11. Front row, left to right: Sgt. William Mooney, Chicago; Sgt. Bernard M Knight
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Rigor Mortis
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Arkie
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Madame Betterfly
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 366th Bomb Squadron

Mission

Revisions

Date23 Feb 2019 21:16:27
Contributoralbe
Sources

Gene Martinson Obituary
Missing Crew Report 11251 B-17G 44-8268 366th Bomb Squadron 305th Bomb Group

Date27 Feb 2015 14:59:05
Contributorrossingtonj
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Type added

Date12 Nov 2014 17:44:22
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 12-Nov-2014. Removed association to 306BG.

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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