832nd Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5215 - The insignia of the 832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Sudbury

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 2065226
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-712270
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33436157
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33286583

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29490) nicknamed "Gemini ?" of the 486th Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by artist Phillip S. Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Gemini
  • Unit: 451st Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group Base Air Depot 2 832nd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 725th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Classy Chassis II
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 490th Bomb Group Base Air Depot 2 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52532) nicknamed "Virgo ?" of the 486th Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by the artist Phillip S Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Virgo Miss Mynookey
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 485th Bomb Group 828th Bomb Squadron
A battle damaged B-24 Liberator (3R-J, serial number 42-52644) of the 832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group at Manston, 12 June 1944. Official caption on image: "ISAD 12 June 44 (1523) W.R.U. Battle Damage B-24H - 42-52644 - Manston F.R." Handwritten caption on reverse: '4th Combat Wing, 486th Bomb [damaged: Group].'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Mar 2015 10:48:21
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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