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The insignia of the 349th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group. Featuring Mickey Mouse.



  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 349th Bomb Squadron


  • James Marasco

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW). On a mission November 5, 1943 to Gelsenkirchen on B-17 #42-30088 'Squawkin' Hawk II', pilot William R. Flesh ordered a bail out after plane suffered severe bomb damage. 8 men jumped, but pilot Flesh and Co-Pilot John G. Gossage...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:20 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection