563rd Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Object Number - UPL 48721 - 563rd Squadron

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Role/Job: Armorer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-739452
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Sky Ann
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Adventure
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Belle of the brawl
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date29 Mar 2021 07:13:36
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563rd Squadron

Date6 Mar 2021 08:33:29
Sources

Beau Béte: The true story of a Royal Marine sniper assigned to Ian Fleming's WWII intelligence unit. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08R7XYHXW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fabc_60BCBKV1…

Date26 Nov 2014 14:35:54
Contributorrlhengg
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388th Bomb Group Historian

Date26 Nov 2014 14:34:36
Contributorrlhengg
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388th Bomb Group Historian

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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