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327th Bomb Squadron



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  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    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...

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Based Podington



  • Anthony Alberico

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Served from '42 to '45 as gunner. Flew 33 missions on B-17 'Johnny Walker The 2nd' pilot was Carey Air Medal/DFC

  • William Anderson

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    On a mission to Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944, B-17G #42-31109 left the formation after bombing with two engines out, crew baled out, and a/c crashed near Peruwelz, Belgiam. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Angliss

    Military | Private First Class | Ball Turret Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Shot down 6 September 1942 in B-17E #41-9026 'Baby Doll' while serving as Ball Turret Gunner. Crashed into Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Rudolph Anthony

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator; Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Joined 92nd BG as replacement in December 1944. Completed 13 missions. Shot down on 14th mission, 25 February 1945, over Munich. Captured and taken to Dulag Luft, then to transit camp, then to Stalag 13B at Nurnberg. Marched from 13B to 7A at Mooseburg...

  • Lester Arlington

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    crashed on 4 July 43 in B-17 #4229967 Prisoner of War (POW)

  • James Ashworth

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

  • Joseph Bacun

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Shot down in A/C 44-6158 on 13 September 1944. Returned to duty (RTD).

  • Luther Baker

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 327BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Bochum, Germany in B-17 42-5801 12-Aug-43; A/C belly landed. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 656 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Jennings Ball

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #42-30649, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ralph Ballmer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Hit by flak and broke up in mid-air and crashed N of Diepholz, GR on a mission to Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-97527. Killed in Action (KIA).

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  • 41-9017 Heidi Ho

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Boeing B-17E ...

  • 41-9018

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 341BS/97BG Polebrook Mar-42; transferred 327BS/92BG Bovingdon Aug-42; Attacked by Lt. Walter Meyer 7./JG26. Lost tail and three engines. Desintegrated over Lannay near the Belgian border. Monument near Mouchin on D955 direction Planard. MACR...

  • 41-9019 Li'l Skunk Face

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 414BS/97BG 3/42 as LI'L SKUNKFACE; transferred 305BG Grafton Underwood 6/11/42; 381BG Ridgewell 11/6/43; 327BS/92BG Bovingdon [UX-V] 10/7/43 as target tug; 482BG Alconbury 27/8/43 for operations; with Gene Smith in landing accident at Deopham...

  • 41-9021 Big Bitch/ Hangar Queen

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Boeing B-17E ...

  • 41-9026 Baby Doll

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Boeing B-17E ...

  • 42-107071 Mag the Hag

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 11/2/44; Kearney 25/2/44; with Vernon Hannaford force landed base 6/3/44; Grenier 3/4/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-P] Podington 23/4/44; battle damaged Dresden 14/2/45 with Tom Havard, Co-pilot: Hugh waterman, Navigator: Harry Shaw,...

  • 42-29724 Little Minnie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 24/2/43; Brookley 19/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-B] Bassingbourn 20/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; ...

  • 42-29853

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/2/43; Gore 9/3/43; Duncan 31/3/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-P] Framlingham 13/6/43; 1m, transferred 407/327BS/92BG [UX-S/U] Alconbury 17/6/43; in a slight mid-air collision with 42-3184 (92) on 21/7/43 with Tom Hullings; Missing in...

  • 42-30000

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/3/43; Smoky Hill 3/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 96BG Grafton Underwood 22/4/43; transferred 325BS/92BG [NV-C] Alconbury 24/4/43; then 327BG [UX-D]; Missing in Action T/Ops 6/9/43 with Wayne Bogard, Navigator: Jim McGrew, Waist...

  • 42-30408 Sharon Belle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/5/43; Gore 9/6/43; Dalhart 27/6/43; Tinker 7/7/43; Gr Isle 28/7/43; Presque Is 4/8/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-Q] Alconbury 14/8/43; detailed Solingen but blew up near RAF Silverstone, crashed Astwell Castle, Helmdon,...

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Date Contributor Update
17 July 2015 22:25:06 tlhamaker Changes to media associations

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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)