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"Lt Long and lead crew on bombing mission to Schweinfurt, Germany, pose in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress". 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, England. 13 April 1944."

Rear L-R: 1Lt John A Long, 1Lt Fred T Clark, 2Lt Ernest N Evans, 1Lt George M Carroll, Capt Louis M "Mel" Schulstad Jr

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

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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.

  • Fred Clark

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x combat missions. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Ernest Evans

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • 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.

  • Lewis (Louis) Schulstad

    Military | Colonel | Squadron Adjutant; Pilot; Group Operations Officer
    Enlisted in the Army May 23, 1939. Retired December 1965 as an Air Force Colonel. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 February 2019 20:07:36 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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