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  • Fred Anderson

    Military | Captain | Radar Officer
    Duties included supervising and choosing radar sites, maintaining radar and radio operating units. Briefly on staff 8th AF HQ USAFB & 1st Division HQ arranging radar equipment for 17 bomb divisions.

  • Robert Andrews

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Flight Control Officer
    6 weeks RAF flying control officer's school, Swindon, England. Overseas Bar w/ 7 slashes/ Good Conduct Medal

  • Edgar Baldwin

    Military | Sergeant | Machinist
    Enlisted February 1942. Overseas England 1944 - 1945 with 8th AF. Released December 1945. ETO/ GC

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  • Edwin Breed

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Machinist
    Served with 1st SAD 1943 - 1945.

  • Burl Bush

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Ration Breakdown Officer
    Arrived Honington November 1942. Assigned to 1st SAD until January 1944. Then assigned as Food Service Officer HQ 8th Fighter Command until May 1944 when was assigned to HQ Air Technical Service Command as Food Service Supervisor.

  • Douglas Chan

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • William Crockett

    Military | Corporal

  • Joseph Fisher

    Military | Sergeant

  • Arthur Gautreau

    Military | First Lieutenant | Quartermaster commander

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  • 42-3095 'Peggy Ann'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26-Jan-43; Pueblo 1-Feb-43; Dow Field, Bangor, Maine 10-Jun-43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-Z] Horham 2-Jul-43; 14m, (force landed Eye AF 22/2/44), transferred SAD 1-Mar-44; 94BG Rougham 25-Jul-43; 25BG Watton 1-Apr-44; 2 BAD 19-Jun-44;...

  • 42-3263 'Slightly Dangerous'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/4/43; Dow Fd 26/5/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-V] Horham 15/6/43; 48m, (TG H.S. Boes wia 6/9/43); force landed Bungay AF 16/9/43 SAD 21/6/44; transferred 412BS [QW-V]; Returned to the USA Patterson 7/7/44; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 42-3465 'Wee Bonnie'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/6/43; Presque Is 17/8/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-N] Horham 30/8/43; force landed Bassingbourn Afd 16/10/43; force landed RAF Friston 30/11/43 with James W Conley (7 Returned to Duty), Navigator: Robert J Fogarty, Bombardier: Royal...

  • 42-39777 'Stumble Butt'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 28/8/43; Scott 29/9/43; Assigned 802 Recon Group (P), 7/10/43; re-assigned 625BS/25BG(R) Watton, as a weather ship from 1 SAD Lt Staughton, Sfk. sal after overshut runway at Watton, with ? no crew named; Salvaged 3SAD 17/9/44....

  • 42-97184 'Lady Godiva'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/2/44; Gr Island 19/2/44; Presque Is 12/3/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG [K] Knettishall 11/3/44; with Bob Scales, Co-pilot: Frank Spangenberg, Navigator: Delmar E Linder, Bombardier: Howard Rohman, Waist gunner: George W Whetstone (5RTD,...

  • 42-97407 'As-te-risk'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/2/44; Kearney 12/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-N] Horham 7/4/44; 16m SAD 10/6/44; transferred 570BS/390BG [DI-V] Framlingham 11/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 30/11/44 with Gene Peterson, Maurice Bjorkstrom,...

  • 43-37716 '5 Grand', 'The Easter Egg'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/44; Kearney 30/6/44; Dow Fd 13/7/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-H] Snetterton 14/7/44; during training with Jack Bimemiller unable to lower u/c and ordered to Honington depot to force land, however after repairs completed 78...




Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:43 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia