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A bomber crew of the 93rd Bomb Group, with their B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-49321) nicknamed "Herby".

Copy of 328th Bomb Squadron order attached to back of print (signed Lieutenant-Colonel John R Downswell): 'Type and series B-24L A/C serial No: 44-49321: L to R standing:- 1st Lt Merle L King (Pilot); 1st Lt John K Ellis (Co-pilot); 2nd Lt Thomas A Dooley (Navigator); 1st Lt Jerome M Stedman (Mickey Operator); 1st Lt Roger J Probert ( Bombardier);

L to R kneeling:- T/Sgt Robert P Young (Eng); T/Sgt Raymond R Wells (Radio Op); S/Sgt William O Herrell (N Gunner); S/Sgt Vernon R Swaim (T Gunner); S/Sgt Robert G Boyer (Crew Chief)'

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A bomber crew of the 93rd Bomb Group, with their B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-49321) nicknamed "Herby". Copy of 328th Bomb Squadron order attached to back of print (signed Lieutenant-Colonel John R Downswell): 'Type and series B-24L A/C serial No: 44-49321: L to R standing:- 1st Lt Morlo L King (Pilot); 1st Lt John K Ellis (Co-pilot); 2nd Lt Thomas A Dooley(Navigator); 1st Lt Jerome M stodman (Mickey Operator); 1st Lt Roger jProbert ( Bombardier); L to R kneeling:- T/Sgt Robert P Young (Eng); T/Sgt Raymond R Wells(Radio Op); S/Sgt William O Herrell (N Gunner); S/Sgt Vernon R R Swaim (T Gunner); S/Sgt Robert G Boyer (Crew Chief)'

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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    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

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2018 11:59:40 Lucy May Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Corrected spelling of airmen's names by cross-referencing with list of 93rd Bomb Group airmen.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:12 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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