"Lt Campbell and crew of the 359th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'The Old Squaw'. England, 17 July 1943."
Rear L-R: Lt Claude W Campbell, 1Lt Arthur W. Miller, 1Lt George McGregor Ririe Jr, 1Lt Winston Earl Boutelle
Front L-R: T/Sgt Howard E Hernan, T/Sgt Benton F Wilson, T/Sgt George D Quick, T/Sgt Harold A Kraft, T/Sgt Kurt W Bachert
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 | Waist Gunner
Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
Military | Colonel | Pilot
Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DSC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals. Post war: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean conflict.
Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
Military | Technical Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
Military | Tail Gunner, Waist Gunner
Ruf, E. Crew
Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Pocatello 31/12/42; Assigned 359BS/303BG [BN-Z] Morrison 5/3/43; Molesworth 8/4/43; Missing in Action 6/9/43 with Bob Hullar, Co-pilot: Wilbur Klint, Navigator: Elmer Brown, Bombardier: Jim McCormick, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dale...