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Wendell E. Hulcher Crew
388th BG - 563rd BS

Standing Left to Right: Louis G. Osborne (LWG), Robert C. Moore (FE), Raymond R. Preleyko (BTG), Wallace Gross (R/O), Victor Pachter (RWG), Robert W. Miller (TG)

Kneeling Left to Right: Joseph J. Azzarelli (N), Francis A. Dunphy (B), Warren H. Williams (CP), Wendell E. Hulcher (P)



  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron



  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...


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