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350th Bomb Squadron

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  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

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    Headquarters (100th Bomb Group)

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Stations

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Based Thorpe Abbotts

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People

  • Francis Acker

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97845. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Joseph Adams

    Military | Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group

  • John Affleck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group

  • Douglas Agee

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30818 'Salvo Sal'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Agor

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30358 'Phartzac'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ernest Aita

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 100th Bomb Group
    Ernest flew on 30 missions with the Group. He recalled that on many they came home alone through the clouds with Thorpe Abbotts 'socked in'. 'I was very lucky on those missions to come in right over the runway. No magic, no navigational expertise, just...

  • Lonnie Albin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    B-17G #42-39830 'Berlin Playboy' collided with another B-17 on a mission to Augsburg, GR on 18 Mar 1944 and crashed WSW of Poix, FR. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Ray Albright

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 100th Bomb Group

  • Charles Alexander

    Military | Corporal | Link Trainer; Bombsight

  • Herbert Alf

    Military | Lieutenant | Tail Gunner, Tail Gunner; Pilot | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down 28 April 1944 in B-17 #42-107024. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Aircraft

  • 42-102528 'TIMES A-WASTIN'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; Hunter 7/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 92BG Podington 30/4/44; transferred 349BS/100BG [XR-O] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Henry Jespersen, Co-pilot: Bob Atkins, Bombardier: Joe Savino,...

  • 42-102611 Boss Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Gr Island 2/4/44; Dow Fd 19/4/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-E] Thorpe Abbotts 22/4/44; Missing in Action practice mission 27/6/44 with John Donaldson, Co-pilot: Gail Campbell, Navigator: Gene O’Connell, Bombardier: Hugh...

  • 42-102621 Varga Venus

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 27/4/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-A] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; transferred 349BG [XR-P]; battle damaged Merseburg with Bob Chamberlin 29/7/44; Salvaged 8/8/44. VARGA VENUS.

  • 42-102657 Boss Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Gr Island 12/4/44; Dow Fd 11/5/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Y] Thorpe Abbotts 14/5/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 11/9/44 with Albert Trommer, Navigator: Jim Wright, Bombardier: Levi Groce, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

  • 42-102695

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Kearney 15/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-F] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Chemnitz 11/9/44 with Hugh Holladay, Co-pilot: Howard Potts (Wounded in Action), Bombardier: Joe Michaud (Wounded in...

  • 42-102958

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Dow Fd 21/5/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Z/G] Thorpe Abbotts 23/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 3/2/45 with Dick Beck, Walt Rosenberger, Pedro Martinez, Lavelie Giles, Dudley Ingraham, Harry Boyd, Dan...

  • 42-107024

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 31/1/44; Gr Island 25/2/44; Presque Is 2/3/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-B] Thorpe Abbotts 6/3/44; Missing in Action Sottevast 28/4/44 with Col Bob Kelly [Gp CO], Co-pilot: Capt Bill Lakin, Navigator: Capt Joe Payne, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-29738 'The Upstairs Maid'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/43; Walker 23/2/43; Smoky 28/3/43; Kearney 25/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Kearney 21/5/43; Dow Fd 27/5/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-U] Podington 1/6/43; Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; transferred 360BS/303BG [PU-I] Molesworth 13/7/43;...

  • 42-30047 Sweater Girl

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Hill 5/5/43; Wendover 10/5/43; Kearney 21/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Q] Thorpe Abbotts 2/6/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Rich Atchison, Co-pilot: Willard Secor, Navigator:...

  • 42-30050 Judy E

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Hamilton 28/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 13/5/43; Wendover 17/2/43; Kearney 21/5/43; Dow Fd 27/2/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-X] Thorpe Abbotts 29/5/43; Missing in Action Le Bourget airfield 10 July 1943 with...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:16:16 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
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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)

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