857th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Object Number - UPL 13635 - Corporal Phillip S Brinkman of the 486th Bomb Group painted the nose art of a B-24 Liberator 42-52693 "Aries" of 857th BS, 492nd BG, 8th AF.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

North Pickenham

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 490th Bomb Group 857th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14084751
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 857th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 06935946
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 490th Bomb Group 857th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33497778
  • Role/Job: Airplane and Engine Mechanic
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 490th Bomb Group 857th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 6299809
  • Role/Job: Airplane Maintenance Technician
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 490th Bomb Group 857th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31184125
  • Role/Job: Airplane and Engine Mechanic

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 705th Bomb Squadron 857th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 755th Bomb Squadron 856th Bomb Squadron 857th Bomb Squadron 858th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Gunga Din
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 833rd Bomb Squadron 835th Bomb Squadron 857th Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Katrinka
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 493rd Bomb Group 4th Bomb Squadron 857th Bomb Squadron 863rd Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers
  • Aircraft Type: A-31 Vengeance
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 857th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Mar 2015 10:52:41
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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