9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Captain Francis J. Cachat's

416th Photo Collection

Plane Stills and Crews

 

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A-20G
670th Bomb Sq., L-R: SSgt William J. Donahue, Lt. E. L. Johnson, Ssgt. M. R. Brayn. A/C is "Boomerang"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20G
670th Bomb Sq. crew L-R: Sgt. Joseph Swafford, 1Lt Paul Atkinson, SSgt P.F. Glynn. A/C is "Boomerang"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9745, 5H-I
668th Bomb Sq. "Combat Crew". Lt. Robert D. Lesher - Center. A/C is "Sugar Baby"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Holey Joe"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Holey Joe"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Holey Joe"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
669th Bomb Sq. "Combat Crew". L-R: SSgt Edwin Joe, 1Lt Tonnis Boukamp, SSgt Russell J. Colosimo. A/C is "Holey Joe"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Holey Joe"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Holey Joe"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Holey Joe"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20J
669th Bomb Sq."Combat Crew". Third from left is Cpt Meredith Joy Huff. A/C is "Holey Joe"
A-20
670th Bomb Sq., L-R: SSgt Robert E. Lee, 1Lt Daniel F. Shea, Sgt Francis G. Falk
A-20
669th Bomb Sq., 1Lt Allen W. Gullion Jr. - Center
A-20
668th Bomb Sq., 1Lt Richard F. Shaefer - Center
A-20
A-20
A-20
"Combat Crew"
A-20
668th Bomb Sq., 1Lt Richard F. Shaefer on left
A-20
671st Bomb Sq., L-R: Unknown, 1Lt Peter G. Royalty, Capt. Willetts, Unknown
A-20
L-R: Ssgt. Vincent ?, Unknown, Lt. Hill
A-20
668th Bomb Sq. L-R: Unknown, Capt. W. P. Battersby, Unknown
A-20
669th Bomb Sq., L-R: Unknown, 1Lt Joseph (nmi) Kupits, Cpt Meredith J. Huff, SSgt James B. Thompson. A/C is "Holy Joe" (?)
A-20
May 31, 1944
A-20
"Combat Crew"
A-20
L-R: Unknown, Lt. DeMand, Ssgt. R.J. Troyer (?)
A-20
671st Bomb Sq. L-R: 1LT Richard V. Wheeler, 1 Lt Peter G. Royalty, SSgt Grady F. Cope
A-20
A-20
Bonura Suttner Moffet
A-20
A-20
L-R: Unknown, Lt. Allen Gullion, Unknown
A-20
SSgt Edwin Joe. Photo by Pvt Joe Goulart, 416th Bomb Gp
A-20
670th Bomb Sq., 1Lt. Ernest L. Johnson - Far Left
A-20
L-R: Unknown, Unknown, Ssgt. H. T. Best
A-20
670th Bomb Sq. L-R: Capt. R. J. Rooney, SSgt Herbert M. McCleary, Sgt Sebastian F. DiNapoli
A-20
A-20
L-R: Capt. William J. Meng, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown
A-20
A-20
A-20
Capt.? Allen W. Gullion, Jr.
A-20?
A-20J, F6-Q
670th Bomb Sq. L-R: Cpt Chester R. Jackson, 1Lt Alfred H. Maltby, Unknown, Unknown. A/C is "Pretty Baby"
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9444, 5H-J
668th Bomb Sq. Crew of "Timmy II" preparing for flight
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9450, 2A-S
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9455, F6-T
L-R: Lt. W. Forma, Lt. R.S. Rudisill, Unknown, Unknown
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9684, 5H-K
Jul 4, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9189, 2A-P
"Combat Crew" in front of "Winsome Winnie".
669th Crew Chief Tsgt Frandsen (kneeling)
Jul 10, 1944
A-20G-35-DO, 43-9956, 5C-Z
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9444, 5H-J
668th Bomb Sq. "Major Price & Crew". Major Price in front of "Timmy II"
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9444, 5H-J
668th Bomb Sq. "Major Price & Crew". Lt. Arvid R. Hand, B/N, in front of "Timmy II"
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9444, 5H-J
668th Bomb Sq. "Major Price & Crew". Lt. Arvid R. Hand, B/N, in the nose of "Timmy II"
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9444, 5H-J
668th Bomb Sq. "Major Price & Crew". Crew member in front of "Timmy II"
Aug 5, 1944
A-20J-10-DO, 43-10135, 2A-T
"Conn Boxing Show". A/C is "Claudene"
Aug 5, 1944
A-20J-10-DO, 43-10135, 2A-T
"Conn Boxing Show". A/C is "Claudene"
Aug 5, 1944
A-20J-10-DO, 43-10135, 2A-T
"Conn Boxing Show". A/C is "Claudene"
Aug 16, 1944
A-20G-35-DO, 43-9951, 5C-P
"Uncle Bob" at Wethersfield, England on 16 Aug 44, Lt. Francis W. Demand (P) and Lt. William A. Merchant (P)
Sep 4, 1944
A-20G-45-DO, 43-21764, 5H-X
"Lt. Hill". A/C is "Lady Luck"
Sep 4, 1944
A-20G-45-DO, 43-21764, 5H-X
"Lt. Hill". A/C is "Lady Luck"
Oct 27, 1944
A-20
"Nino Plane Crew"
Oct 27, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Nov 1, 1944
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9715, F6-?
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Cille"
Nov 1, 1944
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9715, F6-?
"Combat Crew". A/C is "Cille"
Nov 4, 1944
A-20
"Fearless Phos"
Nov 4, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Nov 4, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Nov 4, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Feb 8, 1945
A-26C-20-DT, 43-22499, 5C-D
200th Mission. L-R: Lt. Muir, Lt. Col. Willetts, Lt. Royalty, Ssgt Rose. See 671st BS Operations
Mission 200
Feb 23, 1945
A-26B
"Denver Men". A/C is "Denver Darling"
A-26B
"The Texas Kid"
Mar 22, 1945
A-26B-15-DT, 43-22321
"Loading Gas"
Mar 22, 1945
A-26B-15-DT, 43-22321
"Loading Ammo"
Mar 22, 1945
A-26B-15-DT, 43-22321
"Loading Ammo"
Apr 7, 1945
A-26B
"TouchDown". 669th Bomb Sq. Center is 1 Lt. Leo Poundstone
Apr 7, 1945
A-26B-15-DT, 43-22334, F6-G
"Boys from Syarecus". L-R: LtC Chester C. Wysocki, 2Lt Robert D. Lesher, Unknown, Unknown. A/C is "Maryland Mary"
May 13, 1945
A-26B
"Milwaukee Men"
May 15, 1945
A-26
"Crew"
May 15, 1945
A-26
"Col. Aylesworth & Crew"
Mission 236
North American AT-6 Texan
Apr 27, 1944
A-20
Taxiing
Apr 27, 1944
A-20
Being Towed
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9219
A/C on right is 671st Bomb Sq. "Desperate Ambrose", renamed "Jackie" (written in chalk on this photo, later painted on). Dave Andrews pilot, Wethersfield, April 1944.
A-20
A-20s At Base
A-20, 5C-K
A-20 in background is 671st Bomb Sq. A/C 5C-K
A-20, 5C-A
671st Bomb Sq. A/C 5C-A Taxiing
A-20B
Parked A-20B from the 2911th BS
A-20, 43-9218, 5C-?
Parked 671st Bomb Sq. A-20 A/C
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9182, 5H-B (Right),
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9362, 5H-L (Middle).
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9717, 2A-N
A-20 A/C Taxiing. "Dimples" at right.
A-20
A-20 A/C Ready for Take-Off
A-20
A-20 Havoc
A-20G-25, 43-9182, 5H-B
668th Bomb Sq.
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9439, F6-J
670th Bomb Sq.
A-20
A-20 On Tarmac
A-20
A-20s At Base
A-20
A-20s At Base
May 27, 1944
A-20
Wethersfield RAF Station, England (Station AAF-170) A-20 Warmup
Jul 10, 1944
A-20, 5H-O
Parked A-20 A/C
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J, 5H-?
"Timmy II"
Sep 1, 1944
A-20
Parked A-20, with Invasion Stripes
Oct 14, 1944
A-26C
Project Squadron (attached to the 386 BG, 553 BS) A/C used for A-20 to A-26 transition training of the 416th.
Oct 14, 1944
A-26B-15-DL, 41-39187, AN-O
Project Squadron (attached to the 386 BG, 553 BS) A/C used for A-20 to A-26 transition training of the 416th.
Oct 14, 1944
A-26
Project Squadron (attached to the 386 BG, 553 BS) A/C used for A-20 to A-26 transition training of the 416th.
Jan 17, 1945
A-26B
A-26 Landing
Mar 20, 1945
A-26
Five A-26 A/C Ready for Take-Off.
2nd A/C from back is 671st Bomb Sq. 5C-W, S/N: 43-2232?
Mission 244
Mar 20, 1945
A-26B-20-DL, 41-39274, 5H-S
A-26 A/C Before Take-Off.
Front A/C is "Sugar Baby"
Mission 244
Mar 20, 1945
A-26B-15-DT, 43-22356, 5C-C
A-26 A/C Ready for Take-Off.
Lead A/C is "Buddy"
Mission 244
Mar 22, 1945
A-26B-20-DL, 41-39274, 5H-S
Loading bombs onto "Sugar Baby"
Mar 22, 1945
A-26B-20-DL, 41-39274, 5H-S
"Sugar Baby" parked
Apr 2, 1945
A-26
Parked A-26 A/C ("When Day is Done")
Mission 248
Apr 2, 1945
A-26C-20-DT, 43-22498, 5C-R
Apr 2, 1945
A-26
Flying Control
Apr 14, 1945
A-26B
A-26 Before Take-Off
Nov 22, 1943
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
"Irish"
Jun 22, 1944
Consolidated B-24JAZ-155-CO Liberator, 44-40283
"Lassie Come Home". Emergency landing at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
Mission 83
Jun 22, 1944
Consolidated B-24JAZ-155-CO Liberator, 44-40283
"Lassie Come Home". Emergency landing at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
Mission 83
Jun 22, 1944
Handley Page Halifax (UK), H7-K
Emergency landing at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
Mission 83
Jun 22, 1944
Handley Page Halifax (UK), H7-K
Emergency landing at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
Jun 22, 1944
Handley Page Halifax (UK), H7-K
Emergency landing at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
North American B-25 Mitchell
Douglas C-47 Skytrain, Waco CG-4A
C-47 Towing a WACO CG-4A
Waco CG-4A
WACO CG-4A on Take-Off
Waco CG-4A
WACO CG-4A on Take-Off, Towed by C-47
Lockheed P-38 Lightning from the 20th Fighter Group, 8th AF. The nose has the Droop Snoot deception markings and the nose gear door is a replacement from a natural metal P-38 (per Jim Roeder).
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
North American P-51B Mustang
North American P-51B Mustang
North American P-51D Mustang
North American P-51D Mustang
North American P-51D-5-NA Mustang, 44-13525, 8O-Y
"Kansas Aggie"
Avro Anson (UK)
de Havilland Mosquito (UK)
de Havilland Mosquito (UK)
Handley Page Halifax (UK)
Handley Page Halifax (UK)