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Bryson's crew with Col. Westover (far right). Picture taken before leading entire 8th on mission #24.



  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...


  • Robert Brady

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner. Bryson's crew

  • Wilbur Bryson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Harry Freivogel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator. B24. 2nd Air Division, 448th Bomb Group, 714 Bomb Squadron, 29 complete missions
    After marriage in 1941, Harry enlisted for the draft, and in his own words " being patriotic or probably knowing the regular draft would get me sooner or later and I would be drafted into the regular Army, I decided I would enlist in the Army Air Corps...

  • William Horrell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Copilot

  • Casper Interrante

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner and Chaff Thrower

  • George Jeffries

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator

  • Donald Kamler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer

  • Theodore Matson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Bernard Neumann

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner

  • Bernard Parsons

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Nose Gunner

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  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...


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07 May 2015 17:43:58 scooter6793 Changes to caption


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Date Contributor Update
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