UPL 27221

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Crew D34 , 339th Squadron, 96th Bomb Group Front Row L - R 1st Lt. Richard F. Lemanski Pilot, 2nd Lt Edward L. Garney Co Pilot, 2nd Lt. Leroy Chappell Navigator, 2nd Lt. Stephen O'Lear Bombardier Top Row S.Sgt Mathew J. Mendeys Flt. Engineer, S. Sgt. Edgar A. Currie Waist Gunner, T. Sgt David A. Rohm Radio Operator, S. Sgt Jeff D. Roberts Waist Gunner, S. Sgt Dean L. Shuck Tail Gunner, S. Sgt Philip G. Kierstead Ball Turret Gunner. The aircraft is B-17, 42-6153, 'Good Pickin' associated with the 452nd Bomb Group.

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Units

The insignia of the 96th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-800904
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Good Pickin
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Sources

Valerie Lemanski Holley Collection
Plaque at 8th Air Force Museum , Savannah, Georgia, USA
Crew D34 , 339th Squadron, 96th Bomb Group

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorWD-C Mustang
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The caption and the picture itself

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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Amended caption to include reference to 452nd Bomb Group.

Date: 5 Apr 2017 22:03:21
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