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34th 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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Connections

People

  • Charles Schneider

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Leigh Slates

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 17th Bomb Group
    1st Lieutenant Leigh Slates was born December 24, 1919. His next of kin were his wife, Glennadine Slates, and his parents, Leigh and Almira Slates. He was from Palmyra, Missouri. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-95987 Yo-Yo Champ

    B-26 Marauder
    B-26 Marauder serial number 42-95987 crashed on 24 April 1945, flying a mission from Dijon, France, where it was based with the 17th Bomb Group, to Schwabmunchen, Germany. ...

  • 41-35177 Uden's Oil Burner

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 34BS, 17BG, 12AF USAAF. Returned on one engine from raid on Rocca Secca bridge 30-Dec-43. 2Lt Bennett awarded a DFC for this endeavour. ...

  • 42-43272 'Hawkeye'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 34BS, 17BG, 12AF USAAF.

  • 41-17858 Coughin`Coffin

    B-26 Marauder
    Lost an engine to flak on 50th mission, right wing nearly torn off in belly landing. Rebuilt and sent back to the States for a war bond promotion.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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