Jerre O Williams Sr

Military
media-6617.jpeg UPL 6617 Ground Crew for B-24 H 15 CF # 41- 29366 "Dirty Gertie": March 1944- End of War
Left to Right: Jerre "Willie" Williams, Bennett Smith (Crew Chief), Carmen "CQ" Quattrone

466th BG Historian

Object Number - UPL 6617 - Ground Crew for B-24 H 15 CF # 41- 29366 "Dirty Gertie": March 1944- End of War Left to Right: Jerre "Willie" Williams, Bennett Smith (Crew...

Ground Crew on "Dirty Gertie"



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Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13079323 and O-701668
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Video
  • Object Number: UPL 16613
  • Description: Interview with William Horney and Jerre Williams

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Shreveport, Louisiana 20 August 1924

Enlisted

Shreveport, LA, USA 8 December 1942
Caddo Parish, LA, USA

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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