576th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
B-24 Liberators including (CI-F) of the 576th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'CI:F & CI:? 392.' media-414189.jpg FRE 8012 B-24 Liberators including (CI-F) of the 576th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'CI:F & CI:? 392.' Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 8012 - B-24 Liberators including (CI-F) of the 576th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'CI:F & CI:? 392.'

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Wendling

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant (RAF)
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23689) of the 392nd Bomb Group used as a flight assembly ship. Handwritten caption on reverse: '1027/RF. 392BG assembly ship.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Minerva
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Hell's Wagon
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Helfer College, Spirit of 46, Flying Patch
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Video
  • Collection Name: Rob Edwards collection
  • Object Number: UPL 27946
  • Description: Memorials to the Mighty Eighth: Wendling, Station 118 Recent videos and photos of the memorials to the Mighty Eighth USAAF based at Wendling 1943-1945...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15740
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Staff Sergeant Earl J Propst of the 392nd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15823
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Staff Sergeant Walter B MacKenzie of the 392nd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15877
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for First Lieutenant Douglas R Steinmetz of the 392nd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15928
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Staff Sergeant Elda L Perry of the 392nd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15941
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Second Lieutenant William H Magee of the 392nd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill...

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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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