835th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5218 - The insignia of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group.

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Sudbury 1944-05-07 - 1945-04-21

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32683505
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34802437
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14125434
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Bold Sea Rover
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group 733rd Bomb Squadron 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The $64 Question
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Turnip Termite, Pappy's Chillun
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 486th Bomb Group 68th Bomb Squadron 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Monty
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Bad Boy
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Sep 2021 14:47:53
Contributorhansvonmaltzahn
Sources

See the official history of the 835th Bombardment Squadron on their official web page at this address: https://486th.org/BS835/index.htm

Date9 Jul 2021 12:24:46
ContributorEmily
Sources

Removed history text copy/pasted from 486th.org as it is subject to copyright.

Added unit lineage from Combat Squadrons of the Air Force

Date31 Mar 2021 18:09:45
Contributorhansvonmaltzahn
Sources

See the official web page of the '486th Bombardment Group (Heavy) at: https://486th.org/#

Date3 Nov 2016 17:13:32
ContributorMitch Topal
Sources

Historical research

Date3 Nov 2016 15:43:41
ContributorMitch Topal
Sources

1st Lieutenant Raymond Firmani (Ret) first hand account and documentation.

Date19 Mar 2015 10:44:15
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

usaaf bomb squadron patch duck

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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