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"Capt Carns and crew of the 612th Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group, at an 8th Air Force Base in England, 28 September 1944."

Rear L-R: Unkn, Capt Bernhardt F Carns, Unkn, Major Jere W Maupin, Lt James Di Gianni.

Front L-R: Sgt Charles J Dusenberry, Unkn, 1Lt Martin J Wiegler, John L Malone, 2Lt Robert W Howard.

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

  • Bernhardt Carns

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Di Gianni

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 29 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charles Dusenberry

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Howard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Mickey Operator
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

  • John Malone

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

  • Jere Maupin

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot; Former 612th Squadron Commander
    RTD Crashed at St Lo on 8-Aug-44 in B-17 43-37510. Losses has pix of B-17 42-32068 'Fool's Luck' which Maupin and crew had bailed out of on their 3rd mission at the end of Dec 1943. The plane landed itself near Potter's Bar. ...

  • Martin Wiegler

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 29 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 May 2019 19:56:30 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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