45th Combat Bomb Wing

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media-31718.jpeg UPL 31718 My mother Lt. Amelia Nicklaus had this Christmas card in her WWII scrapbook. She was an Army Nurse with 160th Station Hospital at Lilford Hall England.

Shared with the American Air Museum by Amelia Nicklaus' son, Gerald.

Object Number - UPL 31718 - My mother Lt. Amelia Nicklaus had this Christmas card in her WWII scrapbook. She was an Army Nurse with 160th Station Hospital at Lilford Hall...

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 45th Combat Bomb Wing
  • Service Numbers: 857273
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombsight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 3rd Air Division 3rd Bomb Division 45th Combat Bomb Wing 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 6 907 762
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner/Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 3rd Bomb Division 45th Combat Bomb Wing 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-825585
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 3rd Bomb Division 45th Combat Bomb Wing 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37485045
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 3rd Bomb Division 45th Combat Bomb Wing 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16023186
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Rosalie Ann II
  • Unit: 45th Combat Bomb Wing 452nd Bomb Group 730th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Duces Wild, Puppy Breath
  • Unit: 45th Combat Bomb Wing 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 45th Combat Bomb Wing 452nd Bomb Group 729th Bomb Squadron
An airman of the 388th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Gremlins Hideout". Handwritten on front of print: '388th BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Gremlin's Hideout
  • Unit: 45th Combat Bomb Wing 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron

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  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: Norville John Gorse
  • Object Number: Document 19261
  • Description: Captain Norville John Gorse, "A WWII Allied Air Attack"

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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