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Donald J Broadbent and crew flew a war weary B-17 home to the USA from Scotland, February 1945.



  • Donald Broadbent

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Flew 34 missions as part of 'Elliots' Idiots' crew

  • Robert Elliot

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    35 missions from 8 August to 6 December 1944. AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster European Campaign Medal w/ 3 Battle Stars/ WW II Victory Medal

  • Gori Gervasi

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Flew 34 missions as part of 'Elliots' Idiots' crew. Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, ETO

  • Lawrence Schoonover

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer


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"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 22 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.