813th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 813th Bomb Squadron, 482nd Bomb Group. media-395156.jpg FRE 5213 The insignia of the 813th Bomb Squadron, 482nd Bomb Group. Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 5213 - The insignia of the 813th Bomb Squadron, 482nd Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Alconbury

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 813th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
Memorial to the crew of B-7F 42-5793.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 482nd Bomb Group 813th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19002577
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 813th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 482nd Bomb Group 813th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-447194
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Passenger
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron 813th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Turd Burd
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 305th Bomb Group 482nd Bomb Group 92nd Bomb Group 325th Bomb Squadron 813th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Flaming Mayme
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 813th Bomb Squadron 342nd Bomb Squadron 97th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 813th Bomb Squadron 482nd Bomb Group
42-30613 "Shoo Shoo Baby"
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Shoo Shoo Baby
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron 381st Bomb Group 813th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Billie Jr
  • Unit: 482nd Bomb Group 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron 813th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date
ContributorEmily
Changes
Sources

Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Manual, p161

Date
Changes
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details 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

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 / 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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