418th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group. media-395044.jpg FRE 5101 The insignia of the 418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group. Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 5101 - The insignia of the 418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

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Thorpe Abbotts

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tech Supply
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-768402
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 418th Bomb Squadron 100th Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Sack Artist
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Shining Hour
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Just-a-Snappin, Wolff Pack
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron
42-30063 Picklepuss
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Picklepuss
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15846
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Staff Sergeant Dale S Brown of the 100th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 29338
  • Description: Lt. Reginald C. Holliday (note misspelling of last name on records as "Halliday") flight logs for service at and combat missions flown from Station...

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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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