Robert P Bender

Military
Four airmen of the 95th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'L to R: W. Isaacs (B) D.Merton(CP) J.Bader (N) R. Bender(P). 95BG en route to Africa'

Object Number - FRE 838 - Four airmen of the 95th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'L to R: W. Isaacs (B) D.Merton(CP) J.Bader (N) R. Bender(P). 95BG en route to...

B-17 #4230286 'Spook IV' ditched in Channel on 28 June 1943. Returned to base. Earlier on May 17, 1943, landed with 2 engines out in ac B-17 42-29704 'Spook'. Crew escaped uninjured

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Spook
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Spook iv
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date9 Jan 2020 16:28:26
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a connection to A/C SPOOK iV.

Date13 Apr 2015 20:26:02
Contributorsimaguire
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B17s Over Berlin, personal stories from the 95th Bomb group
Edited by Ian L. Hawkins

Date27 Sep 2014 18:23:57
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 126

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