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Colonel Joe Miller of the 453rd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Joe Miller 453 BG.'



  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...


  • Joseph Miller

    Military | Colonel | Pilot, Commanding Officer
    CO of the 453rd Bomb Group. Command pilot onboard 41-28469. Hit by flak which caused them to run out of fuel on the return from bombing the target of Friedrichshafen on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H 41-28649 'Little Bryan' crashed W of Vernon/Seine after the crew...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:49 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection