FRE 9832


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Captain Glenn Miller during a visit to the 392nd Bomb Group. Image via John E Bode. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'The late, great Glenn Miller on visit for 100th mission party about June 44. I guess Glenn is now up in the "Star Dust" that he played so beautifully.'


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The insignia of the 392nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


Staff Sergeant John Bode of the 392nd Bomb Group is presented the Distinguished Flying Cross by General Leon Johnson. Image via John Bode. Bode has written beneath the image: 'Cong Med Honor Holder Gen. Leon Johnson, DFC Award S/Sgt John Bode.'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 576th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner; Photographer; Assistant Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Service Numbers: O-505273
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Band Leader, Entertainer


Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:22

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection