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S/Sgt Irvin Lewis , Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner on LG-Q 446117, pilot 2/Lt. R E O'Bannon (shot down by ME410 21 June 1944 new Stettin).
High school photo aged 18 in 1940
Photo Cheryl Morgan

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  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

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    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

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  • Irvin Lewis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    S/Sgt Lewis fulfilled many technical roles on the flight. In combat, he occupied the dorsal gun position on the aircraft by manning the upper-gun turret (TT). So, he was standing immediately behind the two pilots. This new feature, an improved gun...

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Date Contributor Update
01 February 2019 19:22:23 Lord Morgan Created entry with caption
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Put in by member Lord Morgan, a relative by marriage.

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