704th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 704th Bomb Squadron, 446th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5172 - The insignia of the 704th Bomb Squadron, 446th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Bungay

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33327770
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator Gunner

Aircraft

Ground crew of the 93rd Bomb Group prepare to load bombs into a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23737) nicknamed "Eager Beaver" at Alconbury. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for publication 30 Oct 1942' [stamp].' 229840' [Censor no]. Printed caption on reverse: .'FIRST PICTURES OF THE "LIBERATOR" IN ACTION Oct 1942. First photograph of the giant "Liberator" American bomber to be taken at a US Army Air Corps Station in England. Already famous as being the craft in which Mr Churchill flew to Russia and t
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Eager Beaver Fearless Freddie
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 446th Bomb Group 93rd Bomb Group Base Air Depot 2 328th Bomb Squadron 564th Bomb Squadron 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Lady Luck
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Shack II
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Ronnie
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date5 Aug 2015 14:58:49
Contributorgwap53
Sources

Norfolk and Suffolk Air Museum webstie

Date24 May 2015 03:57:54
ContributorSeabee
Sources

Clark Beirne - son

Date13 Mar 2015 16:46:07
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 / 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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