409th Bomb Group

Group
The insignia of the 640th Bomb Squadron, 409th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5017 - The insignia of the 640th Bomb Squadron, 409th Bomb Group.

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 48th Fighter Group
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Little Walden 7 March 1944 - 30 September 1944

Based

Bretigny 30 September 1944 - 15 February 1945

Based

Laon /Couvron 15 February 1945

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 642nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39002286
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: bomber
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 641st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-752378
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 643rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-766174
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 640th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35142166
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Armorer/Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 640th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31268364
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Armorer/Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 641st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group

Revisions

Date22 Feb 2017 11:30:37
Sources

Stations added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;

Date13 Mar 2015 15:35:31
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:45
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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