UPL 39817

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"Ground crew of the 359th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, in front of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. England, 19 April 1945. Aircraft No 43-38608." L-R: George Evans, Unkn, Joseph V Mazzone, Irue Ferguson, Unkn, Joseph B Strange.

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Units

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Colonel Joseph V. Mazzone of the 303rd Bomb Group, paints the nose of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "The Duchess." Passed for publication 25 Jan 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'How The Boys Live And Work At Flying Fortress Station In England. Wide World Photo Shows:- Col. Joseph V. Mazzone, 314 East 165th Street, N.Y.C., paints another swastika, indicating another German shot down, on his Fortress, "The Duchess". WW/ALA. 26-1-43.' On reverse: Associated Press, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army Ge
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12040552
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Role/Job: Ground Crew

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35044985
  • Highest Rank: Private
  • Role/Job: Ground Crew
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35258688
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ground crew
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15086244
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew chief

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lucille
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group

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Date: 22 Aug 2019 18:28:03
ContributorAl_Skiff