James B Locher Jr


April 1944, Lt.Locher, nursed "Duffy's Tavern" back to England after a burst of flak over Hannover, which almost tore off the prop of #3 engine, ripped off the cowling and threw it against #4 engine. In addition, the horizontal stabilizers


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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


Date23 Jun 2017 15:35:45

Nickname added from 401st Bomb Group unit history in IWM’s Roger Freeman Collection, printed in 1946.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:14:09