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569th Bomb Squadron

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  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Framlingham

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People

  • Roger Accunius

    Military | Ground Echelon | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 3

  • Kenneth Adams

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 35

  • David Afton

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 26

  • Raymond Airey

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 38

  • Herman Alesiani

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak on a mission to Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31292. A/c made a belly-landing near Krimpen, Holland. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Paul Alfonsi

    Military | Ground Echelon | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 67

  • Patsy Alicandro

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-17 #42-37883, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Edward Allen

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 21

  • Austin Allman

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 44

  • Edgar Alquist

    Military | Ground Echelon | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 42

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Aircraft

  • 42-102549 Boomerang Baby, Lady Satan

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Kearney 30/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-L] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Harry Stewart, Co-pilot: Norman Quest, Navigator: Marris Todd, Bombardier: Dan Clark, Flight engineer...

  • 42-102936

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/4/44; Kearney 16/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 92BG Podington 30/5/44; transferred 569BS/390BG [CC-P] Framlingham 1/6/44; detailed Brest, Fr. 26/8/44 with Paul Bellamy, Co-pilot: Jim Graba, Bombardier: Joe Lee, Radio Operator:...

  • 42-107177

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 4/4/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-F] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action Friedrichshafen 24/4/44 with Ernie Newell, Co-pilot: Bill Pflug, Navigator: Jim Eppenberger, tog-T/Sgt Jack Chapman, Flight...

  • 42-29962 Rum Boogie II, Dottie III, Green Banana

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/43; Walla Walla 28/3/43; Selfridge 29/4/43; Presque Is 4/5/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43 RUM BOOGIE II; transferred 326BS/92BG [JW-E] Alconbury 26/7/43; mid air collision with 42-29725 (92BG)...

  • 42-30292 Pulsatin' Polly

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/5/43; Gore 10/5/43; Moses Lake 22/5/43; Geiger 25/5/43; Smoky Hill 1/7/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned 551BS/385BG [HR-O] Gt Ashfield 12/7/43; transferred 569BS/390BG [CC-Q] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action (11m) Bremen 8/10/43...

  • 42-30315 Battle Queen, Peg of My Heart

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/5/43; Geiger 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 1/7/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-S] Framlingham 12/7/43; Missing in Action Regensbury 17/8/43 with Steve Rapport, Co-pilot: Elmer Holloway, Navigator: Grover Boyd,...

  • 42-30320 Coy de Coy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/5/43; Gore 15/5/43; Cheyenne 20/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Langley 25/6/43; Cutbank 27/6/43; Smoky Hill 1/7/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-S] Framlingham 11/7/43; badly damaged 11/12/43 over Emden with ...

  • 42-30348 Royal Flush

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/43; Geiger 27/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 9/7/43; Dow Fd 14/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-N] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 16/12/43 with Clarry Gill, Radio Operator: Grady Embree, Navigator: Edgar Cannon,...

  • 42-30455 Schifless Skunk

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/6/43; Kearney 14/6/43; Dalhart 27/6/43; Gr Isle 26/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-R] Framlingham 6/8/43; Missing in Action Knaben (Rjukan) 16/11/43 with Ray Becker, Co-pilot: Bob Stuart, Navigator: Ben Myers, Bombardier: Tony Moyto...

  • 42-30667 Wild Children

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/7/43; Kearney 25/7/43; Topeka 13/8/43; Scott 14/8/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-V] Framlingham 25/8/43; Missing in Action Emden 11/12/43 with Francis Gerald, Co-pilot: Ernie Amport, Navigator: Bill Baumgarner, Bombardier: Chas...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:29:24 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
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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