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James E Theiss and crew in front of B-17 nicknamed 'Our Baby'. Theiss is the first airman on the right side of the photo standing under the propeller.



  • James Theiss

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    James Theiss served as a ball turret gunner with the 331st Bomb Squadron of the 94th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Bury St Edmunds, England. On 6 August 1944, his B-17 #42107185 was hit by flak and crashed into the North Sea. ...


Date Contributor Update
03 January 2018 16:54:06 Lucy May Created entry with collection, caption and person associations

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