409th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 409th Bomb Squadron, 93rd Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5084 - The insignia of the 409th Bomb Squadron, 93rd Bomb Group.

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 97th Bomb Group 342nd Bomb Squadron 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34278598 on enlisting
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Alconbury 1942-09-07

Based

Hardwick 1942-12-06 - 1945-06-15

Based

Tafaraoui 1942-12-07 - 1942-12-15

Based

Oudna 1943-09-18 - 1943-10-03

Based

RAF Gambut 1942-12-16 - 1943-02-25

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14041220
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - The Blasted Event
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron 409th Bomb Squadron 858th Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Flying Cock - Doodlebug
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 449th Bomb Group 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Liberty Lass
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Red Ass
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Liberty Lad
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron

Mission

  • Date: 13 August 1944

Revisions

Date17 Feb 2022 09:18:01
ContributorEmily
Date26 Mar 2015 03:12:44
ContributorL2M2
Sources

William B Musselwhite Commanding Officer 10/15/42 thru 3/13/42.
http://www.afhra.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=10618

Date13 Mar 2015 16:23:07
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:49
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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