423rd Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 423rd Bomb Squadron, 306th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5116 - The insignia of the 423rd Bomb Squadron, 306th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Thurleigh

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 367th Bomb Squadron 369th Bomb Squadron 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-748164, O-742818
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-757680
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-807967
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Chennault's Pappy
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Swoose
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Belle of the Blue
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 423rd Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date12 Dec 2020 23:59:37
Contributorpamccolgan
Sources

posted image

Date29 May 2017 19:03:52
ContributorBobPitts
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From AAM record on aircraft 4-25218

Date27 Feb 2015 15:01:11
Contributorrossingtonj
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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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