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Lawrence "Larry" Galowin of the 487th Bomb Group.



  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...


  • Lawrence Galowin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombsight Mechanic
    I was only 19 when I was dispatched in the spring of 1944 to Air Station 137 in Lavenham, England. I was part of a ground crew that specialized in adjusting the bombsights and automatic pilots used in planes dropping bombs on German targets. At that...


Date Contributor Update
17 April 2019 14:31:46 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

Image courtesy of Mary Fowler, Lawrence Galowin's wife