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"A crew of the 524th Bomb Squadron, 379th Bomb Group, poses for the photographer at an 8th Air Force Base in England on 25 June 1944."

Rear L-R: T/Sgt Vincent Miller, T/Sgt Howard P Siegle, Sgt James A Burgess, Sgt Dale D Dorning, S/Sgt Harold L Willey, Sgt Robert L Wilmoth.

Front L-R: 2Lt Walter R Nielsen, 2Lt Rexford Feaster, 2Lt Hector A Kaufman, 2Lt Howard H Hamilton.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Dale Dorning

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Evaded (EVD) Damaged by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951

  • Rexford Feaster

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Evaded (EVD) Shot down by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951

  • Howard Hamilton

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Evaded (EVD) Damaged by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951

  • Hector Kaufman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Evaded (EVD) Damaged by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH, WWII Victory, EAME..

  • Vincent Miller

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Evaded (EVD) Damaged by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951

  • Walter Nielsen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Evaded (EVD) Damaged by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951

  • Howard Siegle

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Flew 17 missions. Plane 'Red Dragon. ' Shot down on bombing mission 186 to Pirmasens, Germany 9 August 1944 in B-17 'Red Dragon". ' Returned by Belgian underground to London 15 September 1944. WW II VM/ ATO/ EAME/ AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ GC

  • Harold Willey

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Evaded (EVD) Damaged by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951

  • Robert Wilmoth

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Evaded (EVD) Hit by flak and crashed near Antwerp on 8/9/44 in B-17 Busy Beaver #4337951

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 June 2019 19:47:12 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32187622

Date Contributor Update
18 June 2019 16:15:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32187622

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