705th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 705th Bomb Squadron, 446th Bomb Group. media-395116.jpg FRE 5173 The insignia of the 705th Bomb Squadron, 446th Bomb Group. Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 5173 - The insignia of the 705th 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 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-764866
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36480191
  • Highest Rank: Technician Third Grade
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant (RAF)
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18049224 & O-434031
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron 857th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Banger
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Queenie
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Joker
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron

Related media

  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15719
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for 2nd Lieutenant Dale D Beasley of the 446th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15734
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Second Lieutenant William Nunn of the 446th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 15749
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Staff Sergeant Paul R Walder of the 446th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 52497
  • Description: "So Near and Yet so Far Away". An account of the crash site of B-24 42-110071 "T.S." of the 446th Bomb Group, 705th Bomb Squadron, on 21 September...

Revisions

Date
ContributorHugh Gaspar
Changes
Sources

Cherry B24H 42-51184 and crew including Clarence J. Gaspar (second from left kneeling)

Date
Contributorrossingtonj
Changes
Sources

Type added.

Date
ContributorAAM
Changes
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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