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Front: Boyd Bennett, George King, William Yager, Andrew Tolmachoff, Vernon Michaletz, Robert Irwin
Back: Herbert Jenack, Paul Jorgensen, William Wills, Frank Sovis

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  • Boyd Bennett

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Reported to the ETO on 20 Feb 1944. AM OLC, DFC,

  • Robert Irwin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Completed 35 missions from 28 Feb 1944-02 July 1944. AM, DFC,

  • Herbert Jenack

    Military | Major | Bombardier
    Completed 32 combat missions from February-July 1944. Reported to the ETO on 20 Feb 1944. Completed tour on 26 Jun 1944. AM, DFC,

  • Paul Jorgensen

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    He reported to ETO on 19 Nov 1943. He flew as CP on Bill Hilton crew. He was assigend to Robert Schoch crew. He completed tour on 27 May 1944. AM 3OLC, DFC,

  • George King

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    He reported to the ETO on 20 Feb 1944. AM OLC, DFC,

  • Vernon Michaletz

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer
    He reported to the ETO on 20 Feb 1944. Completed 31 missions. AM 4OLC, DFC,

  • Frank Sovis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    He was assigned to the Charles Kinsey crew. Reported to the ETO on 31 Oct 1943. AM 3OLC, DFC,

  • Andrew Tolmachoff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Andrew Tolmachoff was the youngest of eleven children born to Russian immigrant parents. After graduating from high school he had aspirations to be a major league baseball pitcher but the bombing of Pearl Harbor ended that dream. After enlisting...

  • William Wills

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    He was assigned to the Kurt Ahlstrom crew. Reported to the ETO on 24 Feb 1944. Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-17 #4297303. POW at Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11. POW, AM

  • William Yager

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    He reported to the ETO on 20 Feb 1944. AM OLC, DFC,

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2015 22:04:55 wchoff Created entry with caption
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