Mighty Eighth!221st Squadron
200th Heavy Bombardment Group (virtual)

8th Air Force
United States Army Air Forces


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221st Squadron
221st Bomb Squadron, 200BG patch
228th Squadron
228th Bomb Squadron, 200BG patch

Captain DeFilippo is the current squadron commander of the 221st.


221st Bomb Squadron, 200BG patchACTIVE AIRCRAFT AND CREW REPORT

Plane Name Model Serial Number Crew
Secret Agent
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B-24 (H) 42-74913-CO Longman crew
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Terri G II
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B-24(H) 42-52525-FO Gerber crew
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Satan's Little Sister
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B-24(H) 42-73090-CO DeFilippo crew
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Reich Buster
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B-24(H) 41-28688-DT Maners crew
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Aces High
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B-24(H) 42-50396-CF O'Brian crew
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Special Delivery
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B-24(H) 42-95221-FO Brainard crew

 


 

221st Bomb Squadron, 200BG patchMISSING AIRCRAFT AND LOST CREW REPORT
Date Crew and/or Aircraft Notes
31 AUG 1943 Brainard crew - 2 KIA Mission 17 to Paris, France
1 AUG 1943 Knapp crew - 2 POW 7 KIA
Salyer crew - 1 KIA
 
Mission 14 to Ploesti, Rumania
18 MAR 1943 Libby crew - 1 KIA KIA on mission 13 to Bizerte, Tunisia
16 MAR 1943 Williams crew - 2 KIA
Hartford crew - 9 POW
KIA on mission 12 to Bizerte, Tunisia
POW on mission 12 to Bizerte, Tunisia
 
05 MAR 1943 Rogers crew - 9 POW POW on mission 11 to Gadames, Libya
27 FEB 1943 Lee crew - 9 KIA
Jackson crew - 8 KIA
KIA on mission 10 to La Rochelle, FR
19 FEB 1943 McCarty crew - 9 KIA KIA on mission 9 to Romilly-sur-Seine, FR
08 FEB 1943 LaFevre crew - 8 KIA
Brown crew - 1 KIA
Wiggins crew - 1 KIA
Jackson crew - 1 KIA
KIA on mission 8 to Hamburg, GE
18 JAN 1943 Nickerson crew - 2 KIA
Lownders crew - 1 KIA
KIA on mission 7 to Amsterdam, NE
10 JAN 1943 LaFevre crew - KIA KIA on mission 6 to Amsterdam, NE
29 DEC 1942 Lee crew - 1 KIA
Brown crew - 1 KIA
Lownders crew - 2 KIA
KIA on mission 5 to Saarbrucken, GE
18 NOV 1942 Gordon crew - 1 KIA KIA on mission 4 to Lorient, FR
23 OCT 1942 Buff crew - 1 KIA KIA on mission 3 to Brest, FR
25 AUG 1943 B-24E 41-29071-CF
"25 and Out"
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Crashed on takeoff for mission 16. Irrepairably damaged.
Brainard crew OK
01 AUG 1943 B-24E 42-7164-FO
"Doctor's Orders"
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Shot down by flak on mission 14 to
Ploesti, Rumania
Knapp crew - 2 POW 7 KIA
16 MAR 1943 B-24E 43-00517
"Sandy Claws"
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Shot down by enemy fighters on
mission 12 to Bizerte, Tunisia.
Hartford crew - 9 POW
05 MAR 1943 B-24E 43-00376
"Big, Fat, and Happy"
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B-24E 43-00014
"Terri G"
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Shot down by enemy fighters on
mission 11 to Gadames, Libya.
Rogers crew - 9 POW

 

Shot down by enemy fighters.
Gerber crew - 9 recovered

27 FEB 1943 B-24E 42-41486
"Miss Ruthie"
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B-24E 42-41474
"Fighting Irish"
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Lost in mid-air collision near the target area on
mission 10 to La Rochelle, FR
8 KIA 1 captured
 

Lost in mid-air collision near the target area on
mission 10 to La Rochelle, FR
9 KIA

19 Feb 1943 B-24E 42-29128
"Lady Victory"
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Shot down by enemy fighters on
mission 9 to Ramilly-sur-Seine, FR.
9 KIA
08 FEB 1943 B-24E 42-64880
"All the King's Men"
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Shot down by enemy fighters on
mission 8 to Hamburg, GE.

8 LaFevre crew missing in action.
Radio Operator rescued.
18 NOV 1942 B-24E 42-29247
"Gilmore's Sinners"
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Shot down by enemy fighters on
mission 4 to Lorient, FR.

Gilmore crew bailed out with 8 KIA and 1 POW