UPL 53695


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B-17F-105-BO #42-30497 nicknamed "Bachelor’s Delight" of the 301st Bomb Group after its 123rd mission. Ass't Crew Chief Sgt. Waino W. Maitilainer (upper left) and Waist Gunner Sgt. Yue Lee. Sgt. Yue Lee, San Francisco, California, a waist gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress of the 15th AF in Italy, chalks up. "123" on "Bachelor's Delight", after this Fort completed its 123rd mission over enemy territory. Ass't. Crew Chief, Sgt. Maino W. Maitilainer (upper left) Gardner, Mass., looks on.


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  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 352nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19185171
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bachelor's Delight


Date: 29 Nov 2021 21:06:31
ContributorDouglas P

NARA (Caption is wrong in NARA - they list him as Yue Kee)