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95th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Structure

Part of
  • 17th Bomb Group

    17th Bomb Group

    Group
    In addition to the above history, the 17th BG provided the crews for the Doolittle Raid on Japan in 1942

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People

  • Joseph Albury

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 17th Bomb Group
    Joseph Leonard Albury, Jr was born on 13 February 1917, in Miami, Florida, his father, Joseph, was 38 and his mother, Mary Olive (Millard) Albury was 27. Joseph was referred to by his family members using his middle name Leonard. He had four brothers,...

  • Joseph Armstrong

    Military | Sergeant | Armourer / gunner
    Assigned to 95BS, 17BG, 12AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Neckarelz Railroad Bridge, Germany shot down by Bf109, crashed near Achern. Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44 MACR 11590. Awards: PH.

  • Joseph Casey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 17th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Curreri

    Military | Sergeant | Air Crew Member - Airplane Mechanic | 93rd Bomb Group
    Inducted: 29 January 1942 - Camp Upton, New York ...

  • Herman Frieden

    Military | Private | Combat Photographer | 17th Bomb Group

  • Johnny Gault

    Military | Sergeant | Photographer | 17th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 95BS, 17BG, 12AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Neckarelz Railroad Bridge, Germany shot down by Bf109, crashed near Achern. Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44 MACR 11590. Awards: EAME (Bronze star), Good conduct, PH.

  • Edgar Hawthorne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 17th Bomb Group

  • Paul Marshall

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 17th Bomb Group
    Paul Marshall's story was particularly tragic. When he died he had a seven month old son whom he had never met. His widow was reportedly killed in a domestic violence incident by her 2nd husband in 1957.

  • Francis Pesta

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 17th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Renaldi

    Military | Corporal | Flight Engineer | 17th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 95BS, 17BG, 12AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Neckarelz Railroad Bridge, Germany shot down by Bf109, crashed near Achern. Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44 MACR 11590. Awards: PH.

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Aircraft

  • 43-34238 'Erma'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 438BS, 319BG, 12AF Nov 44 transferred on their conversion to B25's to 95BS, 17BG, 12AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Neckarelz Railroad Bridge, Germany shot down by Bf109, crashed near Achern. Six chutes seen. 1 x POW, 6 x KIA. 23-Dec-44 MACR...

  • 42-107529 "Sessanta Nova?"

    B-26 Marauder
    Telergma, Algeria - December 1942 to May 1943 ...

  • 42-107735 Flossie's Fury

    B-26 Marauder

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 19:22:47 curreri Changes to media associations
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Date Contributor Update
27 April 2016 11:45:29 Lucy May Created entry with type, name and unit encompassing associations
Sources

'Air Force Combat Units of World War II' published by the Department of the Air Force (1983).

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