844th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
Three 844th Bomb Squadron, 489th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators fly in formation above the photographer's aircraft. The aircraft are: top-centre, "Ford's Folly" (4R-P); forward-right, "Plucky Lady" (4R-B); and back-left, "Bombers Moon" (4R-H). Handwritten caption on reverse: 'A/C: Ford's Folly, P; Plucky Lady, B; Bombers Moon, H.'

Object Number - FRE 8568 - Three 844th Bomb Squadron, 489th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators fly in formation above the photographer's aircraft. The aircraft are: top-centre, "Ford's...

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Halesworth

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Private
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Sky Wolves
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 489th Bomb Group 564th Bomb Squadron 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Baby Doll
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 844th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Mar 2015 10:49:17
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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