535th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
A B-17 Flying Fortress (MS-O, serial number 42-3177) nicknamed "The Hellion", of the 535th Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group flies over countryside. Printed caption on reverse: '65922 USAF - From the altitude this Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" of the 381st Bomb Group is flying, the countryside resembles a patchwork quilt. U.S.AIR FORCE PHOTO.' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'The Hellion.'

Object Number - FRE 1278 - A B-17 Flying Fortress (MS-O, serial number 42-3177) nicknamed "The Hellion", of the 535th Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group flies over countryside....

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

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Ridgewell

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32467462
  • Role/Job: Engine Mechanic
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Medic
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-685370
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Annie Freeze
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: In Like Errol
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Los angeles city limits
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Sis
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 381st Bomb Group 369th Bomb Squadron 534th Bomb Squadron 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Big Time Operator
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date27 Feb 2015 15:10:41
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:50
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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