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B-24 Que-Bar-Quennie crew. Pilot Roland E Yoders is the first man on the left in the back row. S/Sgt Norbert Bengford is kneeling on the far right hand side. S/Sgt Lewis Space is kneeling, 3rd in from the left.

Connections

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

People

  • Norbert Bengford

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 42-109795

  • Lewis Space

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld on 8/16/44 in B-24 #42109795

  • Roland Yoders

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Roland Elias Yoders enlisted in the US Army Air Corp, completed pilot training & received the rank of First Lieutenant. He was assigned to the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group. On 16 August 1944, he was killed in action when the aircraft he was...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2017 09:29:09 Lucy May Changes to person associations
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Added connection to Lewis Space's record

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2017 13:31:29 Kinsey035 Changes to caption
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grandchild

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2017 08:48:09 Lucy May Changes to caption and person associations
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Roland Yoders identified in the photo by Diane Fast. Roland Yoders was her brother's father.

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2015 15:16:11 Lucyd Changes to person associations
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Associated person through information in photograph caption.

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2015 00:03:43 Gunner04 Changes to place associations
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US Army Air Corps Records

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2015 00:03:42 Gunner04 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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US Army Air Corps Records

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