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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Four airmen of the 95th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'L to R: W. Isaacs (B) D.Merton(CP) J.Bader (N) R. Bender(P). 95BG en route to Africa'

Connections

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

People

  • James Bader

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Robert Bender

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    B-17 #4230286 'Spook IV' ditched in Channel on 28 June 1943. Returned to base. Earlier on May 17, 1943, landed with 2 engines out in ac B-17 42-29704 'Spook'. Crew escaped uninjured

  • William Isaacs

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    B-17 #4230286 'Spook IV' ditched in Channel on 28 June 1943. Returned to base.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 August 2015 10:33:23 K Flynn Changes to person associations
Sources

Associated R. Bender from image caption

Date Contributor Update
10 August 2015 10:26:57 K Flynn Changes to person associations
Sources

Associated W. Isaacs from image caption

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:17:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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