422nd Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 422nd Bomb Squadron, 305th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5111 - The insignia of the 422nd Bomb Squadron, 305th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Chelveston

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Cherry
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Boomerang
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mama Chung's Bastard
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Centaur
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 422nd Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date27 Feb 2015 14:58:58
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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