"S/Sgt Norman A Sampson of Mason City, Iowa, ball turret gunner on a Boeing B-17 Based at Molesworth, England, is shown at his position during a mission over enemy territory."
S/Sgt Norman A Sampson 359BS, 303BG, 8AF in the 'Office'.
The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat missions. Ditched in North Sea 6-Sep-43 in B-17 42-3002 'Old Squaw'. Picked up by ASR Returned to duty (RTD). ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.