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Major Byron Trent of the 94th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8158) nicknamed "Bobby Sox". Image via Byron Trent. Written on slide casing: 'Bobby Sox, Major Trent.'

IWM catalogue record

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Major Byron trent of the 94th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8158) nicknamed "Bobby Sox". Image via Byron Trent. Written on slide casing: 'Bobby Sox, Major Trent.'

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Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

People

  • Byron Trent

    Military | Major | Commanding Officer of 333rd Bomb Squadron
    Byron Trent was the Commanding Officer of the 333rd Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group, which was based at Bury St Edmunds (Rougham), UK. ...

Aircraft

  • 44-8158 BOBBY SOX

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 24//6/44; Langley 27/7/44; Dow Fd 17/8/44; Assigned 4BS/34BG Mendlesham 18/4/44; transferred 850BS/490BG Debach 20/8/44; 332BS/94BG [XM-Q] Rougham 5/45; Returned to the USA 593 BU Charleston 28/10/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:31:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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