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B-24D Liberator 41-23722 'Boomerang'. Ship's Crew, upon arrival At 36th Street Airport, Miami, Florida, 17 April 1944. Crew members L to R : M/Sgt. George E. Ewald, M/Sgt. Charles A. Chambers, S/Sgt. Enos H. Lee, Lt. George G. Everhart, T. Sgt Alfred B. Bergkamp, Lt Wm. N. Ford, Walt Stewart, Unk, Unk, Unk, Ukn, Unk.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron


  • Alfred Bergkamp

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew Ploesti raid on 1-Aug-43. ETD Awards: AM, DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charles Chambers

    Military | Master Sergeant | Crew chief / Flight Engineer
    Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. B-24 41-27322 'Bomerang's original crew chief, later became flight engineer. ETD Awards: AM, GC, WWII Victory, EAME

  • George Everhart

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator / Bombardier
    Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Ewald

    Military | Master Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Assigned to 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Ford

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Enos Lee

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Walter Stewart

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    In 1941, Stewart was a 24 year-old, U.S. Army Air Force cadet at the University of Utah. "We were pulling guns around with horses as a plane flew overhead. Jack Adamson, who had been my mission companion, said to me, `There's a war coming.' Later that...


  • 41-23722 'Bomerang'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D serial 41-23722 'Bomerang' (coded GO-C) of the 328th BS, 93rd BG. Survivor of the first raid on the Ploesti oil refinery complex. Returned safely to Libya. First 8th AF Liberator to complete 50 missions. After completing 53 missions, was flown...


Date Contributor Update
27 November 2019 22:24:30 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and person associations

Date Contributor Update
11 April 2015 14:48:09 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and mission associations