384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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  • - Tuesday 14 February 2012 15:46
    [b]42-107027[/b] 42-107027 Del Tulsa 1/2/44; Grenier 27/2/44; Ass 401BS/91BG Bassingbourn 7/4/44 ANNE, then THE BLOODY BUCKET; 322BS [LG-Y/X]; 324BS [DF-Y]; b/d Dresden 14/2/45 w/Joe Bilotta, Bob Fuller {wia}, rest ? ; f/l Denain, Fr, an RCAF airfield 20/2/45; (first B-17 repaired on continent & ret to group;

    After VE-Day transferred Istres, S. France w/384BG and carried POWs and displaced persons from North Africa, adorned with airline type strips on fuselage; {125+m} Sal 9AF 31/12/45. HIKIN' FOR HOME.

    This picture was taken while the Group was at Istres. Note the "Lightning Stripe" on the ship.

  • - Tuesday 14 February 2012 15:34
    [b]43-38994[/b] 43-48994, DEVASTATING LADY BK*Q

    The aircraft in the background appears to be 44-6892 SU*D.
  • - Tuesday 14 February 2012 09:22
    [b]Aircraft in the background[/b] The first aircraft in the background appears to be 44-8346, assigned to 384th BG, Grafton Underwood on 9 May 1945. #73?
    This ship is not in the 384th Data Base at this time.

    The second aircraft in the background is 43-39236, SO*A, Blinkin' Betsy.
  • - Tuesday 14 February 2012 08:17
    [b]Background Aircraft[/b] The aircraft on the left side of the picture is 42-97309, KATHLEEN LADY OF VICTORY, #35 in The Istres Fleet.
  • - Sunday 9 October 2011 07:05
    [b]Who's in the photo?[/b] Back: Charles Fleenor; Bill Wilkens; Verle Roth; Daniel Walton; Henry Sienkiewicz; Bill O'Leary; Peter Bielskis; Clarendon "Rick" Richert; Gene Goodrick.
    Front: Harry Swift; Vanny Squier; Arsdel Fluesmeier; Les Amundson; Vernon "Billy" Wiley.
  • - Friday 18 March 2011 10:23
    Looks like a RAF Coastal Command ship
  • - Saturday 12 February 2011 09:04
    Andrew Boles Crew, 1943.
  • - Wednesday 29 December 2010 06:18
    [b]Groundcrew 35[/b] Taken on Grafton Underwood by Captain F.S. Taylor (Station Security Officer)
  • - Saturday 18 December 2010 13:05
    [b]Lead crew 26 Nov 1943 [/b] BR. unk. unk. unk. Fillman C Thurman(bt) unk.
    FR. Col Dale O Smith, Lloyd R Armstrong(p)Raymond P Ketelson(ac)William B Kinney(b)Anthony Nilo(n).

    This was Smiths first mission, he flew in the deputy lead ship and not with this crew.