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669th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Wethersfield

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People

  • Daniel Abriola

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Sterling Alden

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Norman Anlauf

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Engineering Crew Chief | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert Ballinger

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner/Togglier | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert Behlmer

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Silvio Bellagamba

    Military | Private First Class (6th Grade) | Motor Transport Specialist | 416th Bomb Group

  • John Blomgren

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Tonnis Boukamp

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
    Tonnis Boukamp was born in Muskegon, Michigan, on December 28, 1920. Later the family moved to Port Huron, Michigan, where Tonnis completed his elementary education and entered Port Huron High School. He was President of his graduating class of May,...

  • Roy Burns

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Aircraft Armorer | 416th Bomb Group

  • Murdoch Campbell

    Military | Major | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 41-39242

    A-26 Invader

  • 43-10206

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9390

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire north of Abbeville on mission to Frévent, France on 8 August 1944. Pilot 1Lt Norman V. Shainberg and both gunners POW. MACR 7799

  • 43-9673

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire near Le Ponchel on a mission to Frevent, France on 8 August 1944. Pilot 1Lt Peter Dontas KIA, gunner SSgt Arthur L. Nielsen KIA and mechanic/gunner SSgt William Edward Fields POW. MACR 7794

  • 43-9717

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-22362 El Lobo

    A-26 Invader

  • 43-9189 Winsome Winnie

    A-20 Havoc
    Written off after crash landing due to engine troubles at Parkhold Farm near Gosfield, Essex on 11 July 1944. Pilot Lt. Walter L. Pentilla was killed.

  • 43-9214

    A-20 Havoc
    Crashed into sea about 15 miles east of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex after running out of gas on 4 March 1944.

  • 43-9368

    A-20 Havoc
    Landing accident at Little Walden (Sta 165) on 22 May 1944. Landing accident at Wethersfield (Sta 170) on 11 August 1944.

  • 43-9450 Holey Joe

    A-20 Havoc
    Crashed after mid-air collision with A-20G (43-21483) on a routine training flight at Thorny Toll, Cambridgeshire on 30 August 1944. Pilot 2Lt John D. Smith was killed.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:06:00 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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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