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Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron (3rd Bomb Division)

Headquarters

Structure

Part of
  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    Division
    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Elveden Hall

Connections

People

  • Richard Doak

    Military | First Lieutenant | Engineer | 388th Bomb Group
    Commanding Officer 2019th EAFFP, (1 Jul 43 - 25 Sep 44)

  • Arthur Rothenberg

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Combat Artist
    Designed displays in a Quonset Hut Bush Park, London for Gen. Eaker to show visiting congressional people status of air war in Europe. Worked with General Curtis LeMay in London Never rec'd awards; letters of recommendation from generals

Aircraft

  • 42-29870 Big Moose

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/2/43; Casper 13/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Presque Is 30/4/43; Dow Fd 1/5/43; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 2/5/43; transferred 365BS/305BG [XK-T/H] Chelveston 23/6/43; 545BS/384BG [JD-U] Grafton Underwood 29/9/43; Missing in Action...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2016 16:16:23 general ira snapsorter Changes to category, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with "Headquarters (3rd Bomb Division)" to include details Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:52 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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