7th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 7th Bomb Squadron, 34th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5064 - The insignia of the 7th Bomb Squadron, 34th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Mendlesham

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36821278
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Near Sighted Robin
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Shadrach
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
A battle-damaged B-24H Liberator (serial number 41-29559) of the 34th Bomb Group at Chilbolton. Official caption on front: "ISAD 10 June 1944 (1479) (WPU Battle Damage, B-24H 41-29559 - Chilbolton) RZ." Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Prob 93rd Combat Wing.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Belchin Bessie
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Wrangler
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52768) nicknamed "Leo ?" of the 493rd Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by the artist Phillip S Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Leo
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group 493rd Bomb Group Base Air Depot 2 7th Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 860th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date13 Mar 2015 16:54:51
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:51
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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