UPL 30959


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Herman S. Haag, top turret gunner, and engineer of the B-17 41-24444, The Red Gremlin


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Ground personnel of the 97th Bomb Group reservice a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-9023) nicknamed "Yankee Doodle", following the raid on Rouen. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 18 Aug 1942.' [stamp], 'Air=SER (Boeing).' [written annotation] and '216112.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'U.S FLYING FORTRESSES RAID ROUEN IN DAYLIGHT. Associated Press Photo Shows: No sooner had one of the huge Fortresses landed after the raid than ground crew im
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 97th Bomb Group 340th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 07022674
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner/ Flight Engineer


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Red Gremlin, Superman
  • Unit: 340th Bomb Squadron


ChangesCreated entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

Personal collection of Bethany S. Huber, daughter of Herman S. Haag (top turret gunner, and engineer of the B-17 41-24444, The Red Gremlin)