837th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Object Number - UPL 6606 - B-17G, 43-37923, 'Naughty Marietta', 837BS/487BG, Lavenham, England

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Lavenham

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33488000
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11136627
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

The nose art of a 487th Bomb Group B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Trade Winds". Handwritten caption on reverse: '487BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Trade Winds
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 487th Bomb Group 513th Bomb Squadron 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: My Homely Chum
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Weary Wolf
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Blasted Event
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a 487th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Foxy Phoebe". Handwritten caption on reverse: '487.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Foxy Phoebe
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 487th Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron 837th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date18 Jan 2023 13:50:11
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Date19 Mar 2015 10:49:37
Contributorrossingtonj
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Type added

Date27 Jan 2015 03:11:02
ContributorMightySW
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Grandson Harry L. Corbin, 'Naughty Muietta', UPN-2839 Ardmore OK

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:51
ContributorAAM
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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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