601st Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 601st Bomb Squadron, 398th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5160 - The insignia of the 601st Bomb Squadron, 398th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Nuthampstead

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bronx Bomber I
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Ugly Duckling
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date28 Mar 2016 06:52:28
Contributorsmccrossin
Sources

My grandfather was John B. Lindsay of the 601st

Date13 Mar 2015 16:41:32
Contributorrossingtonj
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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 / 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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