Delivered Cheyenne 21/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Assigned 457BG [N] Glatton 27/1/44; battle damaged Augsburg 25/2/44 with Ed Repps, Co-pilot: Aaron Ayers, Navigator: Bob Jackson, Bombardier: George Stateman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Steve Billisits, Radio Operator: Francis Boyson, Ball turret gunner: Chas Mehring, Waist gunner: Irving Feldman, Waist gunner: John Harmke,Tail gunner: Ivan Browning (10 Returned to Duty); on return crash landed RAF Detling, near Headcorn, Kent; repaired & ret 29/2/44; force landed continent 10/9/44, Salvaged.


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot


The mission board of the 457th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GM-299-2-457)(16/5/45)(Op's Board's).'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Connington


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