UPL 7477

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457th Bomb Group crew in 1945. Back row left to right: Roy Truba (Bombardier), Craig K Winters (Navigator), Joseph Taylor (Co-Pilot) and William Thistle (Pilot). Front row left to right: Luther Smith (Tail Gunner), Louis Domato (Radio Operator), John H Taylor (Ball Turret Gunner), John Miller (Flight Engineer) and Harvey Henkel (Right Waist Gunner).

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Units

Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 751st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32888071
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator, Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 751st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron 751st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37527214
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 751st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 751st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Revisions

Date: 19 Jan 2015 09:57:56
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Sent through to the museum by Mike Leveillard whose father-in-law (kneeling on the right) was Harvey Henkel, waist gunner.
See 457th Bomb Group website: http://www.457thbombgroup.org/BB/BBC11.HTML