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Left to right back row:
William Rhett Engineer S. Carolina
Mack Farmer Radio Operator Missouri
Sam Libdelnour? Armorie gunner NY
Milton Bassett Ball Turret Conn.
Gilbert Maple Upper Local Gunner Nebraska
Norman Carlson Tail Gunner Washington
Front Row:
Raymond Braun Pilot Wisconsin
Edward Peterson Co Pilot Minnesota
Ralph Zimon? Bombardier NY

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Units

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

People

  • Milton Bassett

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Rotenkirchen on 8/16/44 in B-17 #4297365 POW

  • Raymond Braun

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. Completed 35 missions. Before entering pilot training he had been based at Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941. AM 5OLC, DFC Post war he was a constructor contractor.

  • Norman Carlson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    He flew on Raymond Braun crew. Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. Completed tour on 24 Dec 1944. AM 5OLC,

  • Mack Farmer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    He flew on Raymond Braun crew. Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. Completed tour of 35 missions in Dec. 1944. Discharged from USAAF 15 Sept. 1945. AM 5OLC, DFC

  • Gilbert Maple

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    He flew with Raymond Braun crew. Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. He was flying with Robert D. Stewart when he went MIA/KIA. B-17 # 43-38690 crashed into North Sea. AM 3OLC, PH,

  • Edward Peterson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot; Pilot
    He flew on Raymond Braun crew. Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. AM 5OLC, DFC,

  • William Rhett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Redefin on 14 Jan 1945 in B-17G #43-37933 'Yankee Maid'.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 June 2019 13:26:03 Emily Changes to unit associations and person associations
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Date Contributor Update
02 June 2019 06:59:07 Sjfoster79 Created entry with collection and caption
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