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Dear Mom #42-33168 (359BS) BN-M 41st CBW Low (359BS) - Pilot 1Lt B.M. Goolsby / CoPilot Capt L.M Schulstad (Back L-R) 2Lt V.T. Gorecki (TG-O), 2Lt W.L. Hoover (B), 1Lt B.M. Goolsby (P), 2Lt G.R. Schoner (N), Capt L.M. Schulstad (CP) (Front L-R) T/Sgt C.W. Greenhalgh (R), S/Sgt W. Chraniuk (BT), T/Sgt D. Bumgarner (E), S/Sgt F.Z. Cueto (WG), S/Sgt H.J. Rothrock (WG)



  • Donald Bumgarner

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer

  • William Chraniuk

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner

  • Frank Cueto


  • Billy Goolsby

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Victor Gorecki

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Chester Greenhalgh

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist Gunner

  • William Hoover

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Signed up for second tour. 44 x missions. End Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harry Rothrock

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator/ Waist Gunner
    Harry Rothrock was from New Albany Indiana he flew 33 missions with the 303rd Bomb Group; 359th Squadron. He flew every mission except 1 with 1st Lt. Billy M. Goolsby. After the war he returned home and opened an auto garage, he never married. He...

  • George Schoner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Lewis Schulstad

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


Date Contributor Update
26 March 2019 02:05:03 Popeye72 Created entry with collection and caption

303rd Bomb Group web page & personal family albums.