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Boomerang's latest crew. Back row, L-R: 1Lt. John M. Stauffacher, 1Lt. Murray Markowitz, 2Lt. Quentin L. Morris, 1Lt. Carl F. Marcussen, Front L-R T/Sgt Glen P Hartmen, T/Sgt Clare C Omley, S/Sgt Harvey L Heath, S/Sgt Frank G Blazeck, S/Sgt Kenneth W Neidenthal and S/Sgt Donald J Johnston.

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Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Frank Blazeck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail gunner
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Glen Hartman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight engineer
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harvey Heath

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Johnston

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Carl Marcussen

    Military | Captain | Bombardier
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Murray Markowitz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt's Floyd Cook and John Stauffacher crews. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Quentin Morris

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Kenneth Neidenthal

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist gunner
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (3 x battle stars).

  • Clare Omley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio operator
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Stauffacher

    Military
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 41-23722 'Bomerang'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D serial 41-23722 'Bomerang' (coded GO-C) of the 328th BS, 93rd BG. Survivor of the first raid on the Ploesti oil refinery complex. Returned safely to Libya. First 8th AF Liberator to complete 50 missions. After completing 53 missions, was flown...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2019 22:25:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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