548th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 548th Bomb Squadron, 385th Group. Featuring Bugs Bunny.

Object Number - FRE 5138 - The insignia of the 548th Bomb Squadron, 385th Group. Featuring Bugs Bunny.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Great Ashfield

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mississippi Miss
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Reluctant Lady
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Gremlin's Buggy
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Yank
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lady Susie II*
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date2 Jul 2017 18:27:51
ContributorVirginiawise50
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Virginia Wise, eldest child of Lester Allen Wise

Date21 Sep 2016 18:20:23
Contributorhermanns
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Documented source

Date21 Sep 2016 00:04:42
Contributorhermanns
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Documented source

Date18 Mar 2015 16:57:42
Contributorclunds
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error thought I was tagging the plane

Date18 Mar 2015 16:57:12
Contributorclunds
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Official 385th records

Date13 Mar 2015 16:26:40
Contributorrossingtonj
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Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:50
ContributorAAM
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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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