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325th Squadron 92nd Bomber Group "Lucky Tigers" barracks at Podington

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Units

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ernest Hardin

    Military | Lieutenant General | Pilot / Squadron Commander
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 46 x combat missions. Awards: DSM, DFC (3OLC), AM (5OLC), LOM, Croix de Guerre, WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle stars), AF Commendation.

Locations

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2022 00:32:46 gltpct67 Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Leroy James Teachey Nephew, Gordon Teachey family and Belgium Friends photos

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