36th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 36th Bomb Squadron (Radar Counter Measures).

Object Number - FRE 5295 - The insignia of the 36th Bomb Squadron (Radar Counter Measures).

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Harrington

Previously was

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 36th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Charlene
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 36th Bomb Squadron 562nd Bomb Squadron 803rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron 36th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Screamin Mimi
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 801st Bomb Group 36th Bomb Squadron 564th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Beast of Bourbon
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 36th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 36th Bomb Squadron

Mission

  • Date: 26 August 1944
  • Date: 7 September 1944
  • Date: 4 October 1944

Revisions

Date23 May 2022 02:58:14
Contributorjswitzgable
Sources

1. website https://heroesofourtime.co.uk/the-36th-bomb-squadron_us_raf100group.html
2. Squadron Of Deception by Stephen Hutton
3. Statements from my father, Henry Switzgable, nose gunner in the 36th Bomb Squadron

Date8 Jun 2017 18:56:14
Contributorbombercommand
Sources

547th Bombardment Squadron Morning Report dated 20August 1944.

Date12 Jul 2015 04:38:26
Contributorcrl12000
Sources

Capt William Neller

Date13 Mar 2015 16:19:58
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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