67th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The 'semiofficial' insignia of the 44th Bomb Group. media-395012.jpg FRE 5069 The 'semiofficial' insignia of the 44th Bomb Group. The Pelican was the 67th BS. The 67th was the only one of the 44th to have two squadron patches, it was worn on the right side while the eight ball on the left. Roger Freeman Collection

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Object Number - FRE 5069 - The 'semiofficial' insignia of the 44th Bomb Group. The Pelican was the 67th BS. The 67th was the only one of the 44th to have two squadron patches,...

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Unit stations

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Shipdham

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19012052 / O-689756
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: AR
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37377434
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: 4q2
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Betty Anne
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Miss Dianne
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron 8th Air Force Finance
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Railway Express
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Little Beaver
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group 67th Bomb Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15717
  • Description: Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for First Lieutenant J.B. Long of the 44th Bomb Group. Researched by historian Bill Beigel. The file...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15817
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for 2nd Lieutenant William M Hummer of the 44th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 40848
  • Description: RAF Form 441A Sortie Reports for the 44th Bomb Group on Operation Tidal Wave (the bombing of Ploesti), 1 August 1943.
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: Leonard C Morris-:"Skeets"
  • Object Number: Document 45105
  • Description: Leonard C. Morris letter from Headquarters Eighth Air Force for an additional oak leaf cluster for Distinguished Flying Cross dated March 22, 1944 for...

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Article from this website describing 25th mission to Furth, Germany on Feb 25th, 1944. The author was on a different plane but describes the bailout of 8 crewmen and crash landing by the pilot.

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Contributorrossingtonj
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Type added.

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ContributorAAM
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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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