854th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
A bomber crew of the 491st Bomb Group with their B-24 Liberator. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Top L-R, S/Sgt Mener, Eng, Lt Day, Co-pilot, Lt Bowens, Bomb, Lt Fisher, Nav, Lt Yarina, pilot. Bot L-R, PFC Allison, gunner, S/Sgt Begley, gunner, Cpt Rogers, passenger, S/Sgt Silverfole, Radio, Sgt Boggs, gunner.'

Object Number - FRE 2111 - A bomber crew of the 491st Bomb Group with their B-24 Liberator. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Top L-R, S/Sgt Mener, Eng, Lt Day, Co-pilot, Lt...

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Metfield

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37501911
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 801st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Photographic Laboratory Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Wham Bam Thank You Mam
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Unconditional Surrender
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Miss Dede Bee
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Mar 2015 10:52:59
Contributorrossingtonj
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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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