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Technical Sergeant Langford, a waist gunner and engineer of the 95th Bomb Group with his B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97232 ) nicknamed "Sandy's Refueling Boys", August 1944. Image via Albert Keeler, 95th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'T/Sgt Langford, left wasit gunner engineer 412 BS.'



  • 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...


  • Albert Keeler

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot

  • Gordon Langford

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer


  • 42-97232 'G.I. Issue' 'Government Property' 'Sandy's Refueling Boys'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Grenier 8/3/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-O] Horham 12/3/44 GOVERNMENT PROPERTY; 88m, Missing in Action Stuttgart 16/12/44 with Harry Coffman, Co-pilot: Len Beadle, Navigator: Tom Reid, Bombardier: Neil Vediner...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:42 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection