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"Lt Long and crew of the 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, beside a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. England, 21 November 1943."

Rear L-R: Capt John A Long, 1Lt George M Carrol, 1Lt Giuseppe Cascio, 1Lt Amon E. "Butch" Earhart

Front L-R: S/Sgt Anthony T Orlando, S/Sgt Albert J Ledley, S/Sgt Mace Henson, T/Sgt Ralph T Jennings, T/Sgt Clarence G Wilson, S/Sgt Frank C Logan

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Carroll

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    10 December 1943 took off from Molesworth on slow timing flight in B17 42-37757. Landing gear failed upon approach so wheels-up landing made on grass. 9RTD.

  • Guiseppe Cascio

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Amon Earhart

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    10 December 1943 took off from Molesworth on slow timing flight in B17 42-37757. Landing gear failed upon approach so wheels-up landing made on grass. 9RTD

  • Mace Henson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Er-Neck-Stevens'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4868 Awards: PH.

  • Ralph Jennings

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Took off from Molesworth on slow timing flight in B17 42-37757. Landing gear failed upon approach so wheels-up landing made on grass. RTD. 10-Dec-43. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Albert Ledley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Er-Neck-Stevens'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4557 Awards: PH.

  • Frank Logan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Er-Neck-Stevens'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4868 Awards: PH.

  • John Long

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. Took off from Molesworth on slow timing flight in B17 42-37757. Landing gear failed upon approach so wheels-up landing made on grass. 9 x RTD. 10-Dec-43. Failed to Return (FTR) 11-May-44 in B...

  • Anthony Orlando

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Er-Neck-Stevens. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Clarence Wilson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Er-Neck-Stevens'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4868 Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), PH.

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Date Contributor Update
09 February 2019 16:38:24 Al_Skiff Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
09 February 2019 15:25:54 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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