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The Grossheim B-17 crew, shortly after arrival in Scotland, March 1944. BACK ROW
Lewis Scott (bombardier), Edward Grossheim (pilot), Thomas Flavin (co-pilot), Clarence English (navigator)

Clifton Storey (ball turret gunner), Pern Todd (radio operator), Samuel Ailey (top turret gunner), James Mason (waist gunner), William Pennington (tail gunner)

Not in photo - Walter Keinath (waist gunner)



  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb 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...


  • Samuel Ailey

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer

  • Clarence English

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Thomas Flavin

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Edward Grossheim

    Military | Major | Pilot
    B-17 pilot with the 334th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, from April 1944-November 1944. Wounded in action on 7/11/44. Completed 34 combat missions. Distinguished Flying Cross/Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters/Purple Heart

  • Walter Keinath

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner

  • James Mason

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner

  • William Pennington

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner

  • Lewis Scott

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Pern Todd

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator


  • 42-97400 Fuddy Duddy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/2/44; Kearney 12/3/44 (LT Edward H. Grossheim crew, as "Little Stinker"); Dow Fd 5/4/44 (LT Edward H. Grossheim crew, as "Little Stinker"); Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 7/4/44 (renamed "Fuddy Duddy"); Missing in Action Misburg...


Date Contributor Update
29 October 2015 14:48:51 Cym118 Changes to unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

Ed Grossheim's personal collection.

Date Contributor Update
19 September 2015 16:16:59 mdgtmstng Created entry with caption

Ed Grossheim's personal collection.