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381st Bombardment Group Missions and News Coverage (ddeardorff)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

I visited this site a couple years ago to find information on my uncle, 2nd Lt. L.D. Walker of the 533rd Squadron. I was most grateful for what I found. Since then I have been producing a daily news record of the war at Free Republic. Today, for example, ..

Researching aircraft No Comment Needed (Guest)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

All,   I am researching the B-17 flown by my guitar teacher, William Barker. The B-17 in question is serial number 43-38114 and the nose art is "No Comment Needed" I know it was assigned to the 534th squadron and was lost over Germany. Any pictures or o..

381BG 533 BS B-17 " JUST - ONE - MORE " help required. (8thairforce)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

I am trying to find some details out on a Fortress that flew with the 533 bomb squadron. The ships name was " JUST-ONE-MORE" but I seem to be drawing a blank everyway I turn ! I have looked at the fantastic 381st website but cant see any B-17's with that ..

Carqueville Crew - Emery Horne TG (Rick778)

Sunday, January 25, 2015

LuckyM sent me a list of my Uncle's missions (Emery Horne), he was a tail gunner with Lt Carqueville. When I check the War Diary for Sep 23, 1943 it does not list Carqueville as a participant. 23. An attempt to attack Nantes harbor again, failed when all ..

Lt John Hallecy 535th (littlebuddy2)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Any information on a Lt John Hallecy 535th bs ?..

Man O'War 2 (Chris_Tennet)

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

I have been doing some detective work, along with some people on the 381st BG facebook page, and have evidence to suggest that "Man O'War 2" (unknown s/n) was an earlier nose art for 42-31357 (MS-N) "Our Desire" The following photo shows MS-N (obscured s/..

Red Hot Riding Hood (Garrison202)

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

I'm looking for the story of the Red Hot Riding Hood (42-3223), out of the 533rd bomber squadron, 381st bomber group. From what I know it blew up over Rattlesden, Suffolk, en route to France, and six of the crew were killed (one being my great uncle). Is ..

B-17F 42-30140 "KING MALFUNCTION II" (Guest)

Monday, November 10, 2014

Hello, I am particulary interested in the fate of the crew of the B-17F nicknamed "KING MALFUNCTION 2". The plane crashed on August 17th, 1943 near Bad Münstereifel in the vicinity of the small village of Esch (Germany) located in the South Eifel region...