567th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group. media-395094.jpg FRE 5151 The insignia of the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group. Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 5151 - The insignia of the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group.

567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945

Stations

Davis-Monthan Field, Arizona, 24 December 1942.

Biggs Field, Texas, 1 February 1943.

Lowry Field, Colorado, 19 April – 8 June 1943.

RAF Hethel (AAF Station 114),[13] England, 11 June 1943 – 30 May 1945

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Hethel

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19097405 / O-743156
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 0767962
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Sweet Adeline II
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Helfer College II
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
A crashed B-24 Liberator (HP-U_, serial number 42-100146) nicknamed "Mistah Chick" of the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '2100146. Mistah Chick. HP-U_. 389BG, 41 raids.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Mistah Chick
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Video
  • Collection Name: Rob Edwards collection
  • Object Number: UPL 52545
  • Description: Video of the memorial and museum to the service and sacrifice of the 389th Bombardment Group (Heavy) who served at Hethel airfield, station 114
  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 40339
  • Description: RAF Form 441A Sortie Reports for the 389th Bomb Group on Operation Tidal Wave (the bombing of Ploesti), 1 August 1943.

Revisions

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Official US Army Air Corps Records

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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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