599th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The tail and rear half of a belly-landed 599th Bomb Squadron, 397th Bomb Group B-26 Marauder (6B-V, serial number 42-96175). Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Martin B-26-55-MA, R. Bowers. 397BG, 599BS.'

Object Number - FRE 10495 - The tail and rear half of a belly-landed 599th Bomb Squadron, 397th Bomb Group B-26 Marauder (6B-V, serial number 42-96175). Handwritten caption on...

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Rivenhall

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16153686 / O-719528
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18036836
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Armorer/Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32863972
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 06981247
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Holy Moses
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
Ground personnel of the 387th Bomb Group work on the engines of a shark mouth B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-96165) nicknamed "The Big Hairy Bird". Image via Alvaro Sousa.
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: The Big Hairy Bird
  • Unit: 387th Bomb Group 397th Bomb Group 556th Bomb Squadron 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Lassie Come Home
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Draggin Lady
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date13 Mar 2015 16:04:57
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 / 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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