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DALY'S CREW
September 1944
Peyote Air Base, Texas

From L-R
1 William Evans
2 Robert W. Koerber
3 Omer L. Young
4 Howard G. Polizzo
5 John E. Daly
6 Harvey W. Tuber
7 Adriel W. Langendorfer
8 Frank J. Hearne
9 John MacCallum
10 Joseph Jennings

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Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Daly

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 11 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Sorau, Germany mission 11-Apr-44 'Tenny Belle' exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England. Killed in Action (KIA). No MACR Awards: AM, PH.

  • William Evans

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 17 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Sorau, Germany mission 11-Apr-44 'Tenny Belle' exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England. Sole survivor, blown out of A/C with chute. Wounded in Action (WIA) RTD....

  • Frank Hearne

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 11 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) in 42-31083. A/C exploded mid-air near Downham Market, England. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM, PH.

  • Robert Koerber

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 11 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Sorau Germany mission 11-Apr-44 'Tenny Belle' exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM, PH.

  • Adriel Langendoerfer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio man
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USSAF. FTR (FTR) in B-17 42-31083. A/C exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM, PH.

  • John MacCallum

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 11 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Sorau Germany mission 11-Apr-44 'Tenny Belle' exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM, PH.

  • Howard Polizzo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner / Armorer
    Killed in Action (KIA). Plane exploded mid-air near Downham Market, England ...

  • Harvey Tuber

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 11 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) in B-17 42-31083. A/C exploded mid-air near Downham Market, England, navigator survived. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM, PH.

  • Omer Young

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer, Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 10 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) in 42-31083. A/C exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM, PH.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2018 02:08:46 Jennings Changes to caption
Sources

Joseph W Jennings Military Papers - 1943-1945

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2018 19:19:49 TennyBelle Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Photo from personal collection

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