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"Lt. Scribner C. Dailey and crew of the 612th Bomb Sqd., 401st Bomb Group, pose for the photographer at an 8th Air Force base in England. The crew had just returned from a two days' rest at a RAF station where their Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'Fancy Nancy' made an emergency landing after a raid on Bremen, Germany 26th November 1943."

Rear L-R: Sgt Charles T Hagen, S/Sgt William B Flynn, S/Sgt Arthur W Hildruth, Sgt George P Cook, Sgt Charles W Sanders.

Front L-R: Capt Wayman T Hutson, 1Lt John L Malone, 1Lt Scribner C Dailey, 1Lt Alexander C Stokes.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 612th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Cook

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD. ...

  • Scribner Dailey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD ...

  • William Flynn

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x combat missions. ETD. Amongst his missions had several close calls. ...

  • Charles Hagen

    Military | First Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat mission. ETD Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Arthur Hildreth

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x combat missions. ETD Mission to Bremen 26-Nov-43; mid-air, damaged landed at RAF Detling, UK. RTD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Wayman Hutson

    Military | Captain | Bombardier
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD ...

  • John Malone

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD ...

  • Charles Sanders

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Credited with 1 x Fw190. ETD ...

  • Alexander Stokes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x combat missions. ETD ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 March 2019 11:12:00 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and person associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/32162487

Date Contributor Update
10 March 2019 11:09:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32162487

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