UPL 37853


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Crew of various B 17 Fortresses that flew 13 missions before being shot down with flack on a bombing run to Merseberg on 21 Nov 1944. The B 17 was numbered 4297600. The plane pictured was for photo purposes only. The crew was placed in German Prisoner of War Camps. SSGT James J Huffman is Back Row, 4th from the left. He was the right Waist Gunner


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A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39340622
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 401st Bomb Group 91st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron



Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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Date: 31 Mar 2019 04:10:57
ChangesCreated entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Photo was inherited by me after my fathers death