508th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 508th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group. media-395061.jpg FRE 5118 The insignia of the 508th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group. Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 5118 - The insignia of the 508th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Polebrook

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron 509th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15324877
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Fast Woman
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Argonaut II
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron

Related media

  • Media Type: Video
  • Collection Name: Rob Edwards collection
  • Object Number: UPL 34431
  • Description: Video and photographs of the memorial to the service of the men of the 351st BG(H) who served at Polebrook, station 110.

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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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