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USAAF Aerial Gunner Wings



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...


  • Nolan Adair

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Carl Adams

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Joined Sqd 16 August 1944. Shot down 18 October 1944 in AC #42-50596. Killed in Action (KIA). B-24 was 'Flak Magnet'

  • Edsel Adams

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Tail Gunner
    January - March 1945. On 23 February 1945, 6th mission, ditched our B-24. 3 of 9 crew members survived. Picked up by air-sea rescue in life raft after 8 hours. Flown to England. AM/ ETO w/ 3 battle stars/ PH

  • Warren Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #42-52584 'Worry Bird II', Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Winston Adkins

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hanover on a mission to Brunswick on 10 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31265. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Albright

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator

  • Alfred Aloisi

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

  • James Appleby

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to 613BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 28-May-44 in B-17 42-102580. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 5307. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Raymond Baldridge

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down at Langholz on 8/6/44 in B-24 #4251104 POW

  • Lawrence Banfield

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner

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Date Contributor Update
12 August 2015 00:47:15 466thHistorian Created entry with caption and unit associations

466th BG Historian