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Greaser Crew 352 B24 # 4450532 "Blonde Bombshell"

853rd Bomber Squadron , 491st Bombardment Group

Officers rear LtR; Vincent S. Cahill / Bombardier , Willis L. Greaser / Pilot , Dave A. Lepitre / Nav , Wallace G. Rinehart / Copilot
Bottom; Clyde E. McCool / ball , Anthony F. Mascaro / Rt waist , Albert R. Toole / top Turret , William A. Perkins / nose , Mark F. Skinner / Tail , Peter R. Bove Lt. Waist

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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

  • Vincent Cahill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    He was recalled in 1951 staying in the Air Force for a total 33 years. Air Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ACM/ EAMECM 4BS/ WWIIVM

  • Willis Greaser

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

  • D Lepitre

    Military

  • David LePitre

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

  • Anthony Mascaro

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    32 combat missions AM 4Oak Leaf Cluster/ ACM/ EAMECM 4BS/ WWIIVM Anthony died in March 2001 in Newtown Square PA

  • Clyde McCool

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner, Left Waist Gunner
    32 missions 1942 - 1945. Re-called in 1950 and discharged in 1954 as M/Sergeant. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Mark Skinner

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 08:32:09 johndanger Changes to collection
Sources

McCool

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 02:29:30 johndanger Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

From the estate of Clyde McCool

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