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...
Military | Lieutenant | Navigator
John Barnes was born January 31, 1922 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Leonard and Gertrude Barnes of Emporium, PA . He received his undergraduate and Ph.D from Penn State University. He served in WWII as the navigator of the “Spirit of Martinez with...
Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer
Mr. Bogacki was born Sept. 14, 1920, in Cleveland to Frank and Stella Kenelo Bojack, whose surname later changed to Bogacki. He was a graduate of South High School in Cleveland. Mr. Bogacki served in the Army Air Corps and the Air Force Reserves for...
Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot
Frank Calicura served as a pilot with the 95th Bomb Group. ...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Hunter 27/11/44; Grenier 16/12/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-E] Horham 1/1/45; battle damaged Chemnitz 6/2/45 with D.V. Tregoning, force landed B-53, Merville, Bel. then rep; 53m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Sth Plains 23/6/45;...
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