407th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
Three B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 407th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group drop their bomb loads as flak bursts around them.

Object Number - FRE 3738 - Three B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 407th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group drop their bomb loads as flak bursts around them.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Alconbury 1943-09-22

Based

Podington 1943-09-23

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31131909
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Rockell's Raider
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 97th Bomb Group 341st Bomb Squadron 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Kidley Divey
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The iron maiden
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron 525th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date27 Mar 2019 20:58:41
ContributorMartinD
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Date10 Apr 2015 01:49:44
ContributorEMBLEMHUNTER
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Date10 Apr 2015 01:46:24
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Date27 Feb 2015 14:53:35
Contributorrossingtonj
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Type added

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:49
ContributorAAM
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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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