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44-50532 Is This Trip Necessary?
491st BG, 853rd BS

Also crewed by Greaser crew as Blonde Bombshell

Connections

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Peter Bove

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    34 missions AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Willis Greaser

    Military | Pilot
    33 missions. American Campaign Medal/ WW II Victory Medal/ European Campaign Medal

  • David LePitre

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Pilot
    David LePitre completed 9 missions as navigator as part of Blonde Bombshell crew. ...

  • William Perkins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    27 missions, Crew R68 AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster; ACM; EAMECM; WWIIVM

  • Wallace Rinehart

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    28 missions ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 08:45:14 johndanger Changes to caption
Sources

McCool

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 02:52:40 Timothy McKeown Changes to collection, caption and unit associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/isthistripnecessary-v2.htm

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 02:50:08 Timothy McKeown Created entry
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/isthistripnecessary-v2.htm

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