802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP)

Group

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Watton

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 25th Bomb Group 496th Fighter Training Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 8th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 10601385 / T-223136
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 25th Bomb Group 496th Fighter Training Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 654th Bomb Squadron 8th Reconnaissance Squadron 8th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18042680 / O-431203
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 25th Bomb Group 496th Fighter Training Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 654th Bomb Squadron 8th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19177415
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Cameraman
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 25th Bomb Group 496th Fighter Training Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 8th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-701271
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: AO677594
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: pilot

Aircraft

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30214) nicknamed "Iza Angel" of the 388th Bomb Group in flight, 14 September 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '14/9/43 C. 384. B-17. 230214 'Iza Angel' 388BG.' On reverse: Stewart P. Evans [Stamp].
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Iza angel ii
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: B-17f-100-bo
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 25th Bomb Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 350th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Goodtime cholly; kathleen; loma lee *
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 384th Bomb Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 367th Bomb Squadron 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Peggy Ann
  • Unit: 1st Strategic Air Depot 25th Bomb Group 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP) 94th Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group Base Air Depot 2 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Larruppin’ lou
  • Unit: 802nd Reconnaissance Group (SP)

Revisions

Date1 Jan 2017 03:10:58
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

"The 25th Bomb Group (Rcn) in World War II" - Norman Malayney
Page 279-280

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:46
ContributorAAM
Sources

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)