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A bomber crew of the 93rd Bomb Group, with their B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-49321) nicknamed "Herby".

Copy of 328th Bomb Squadron order attached to back of print (signed Lieutenant-Colonel John R Downswell): 'Type and series B-24L A/C serial No: 44-49321.
L to R standing:- 1st Lt Merle L King (Pilot); 1st Lt John K Ellis (Co-pilot); 2nd Lt Thomas A Dooley (Navigator); 1st Lt Jerome M Stedman (Mickey Operator); 1st Lt Roger J Probert ( Bombardier).
L to R kneeling:- T/Sgt Robert P Young (Eng); T/Sgt Raymond R Wells (Radio Op); S/Sgt William O Herrell (N Gunner); S/Sgt Vernon R Swaim (T Gunner); S/Sgt Robert G Boyer (Crew Chief)'

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A bomber crew of the 93rd Bomb Group, with their B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-49321) nicknamed "Herby". Copy of 328th Bomb Squadron order attached to back of print (signed Lieutenant-Colonel John R Downswell): 'Type and series B-24L A/C serial No: 44-49321: L to R standing:- 1st Lt Morlo L King (Pilot); 1st Lt John K Ellis (Co-pilot); 2nd Lt Thomas A Dooley(Navigator); 1st Lt Jerome M stodman (Mickey Operator); 1st Lt Roger jProbert ( Bombardier); L to R kneeling:- T/Sgt Robert P Young (Eng); T/Sgt Raymond R Wells(Radio Op); S/Sgt William O Herrell (N Gunner); S/Sgt Vernon R R Swaim (T Gunner); S/Sgt Robert G Boyer (Crew Chief)'

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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
28 May 2020 11:45:54 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption
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Removed biographical detail of airmen which should be entered in their person record.

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27 May 2020 20:30:00 patootie Changes to caption
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27 May 2020 20:26:44 patootie Changes to caption
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27 May 2020 20:10:50 patootie Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
12 February 2018 11:59:40 Lucy May Changes to caption and person associations
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Corrected spelling of airmen's names by cross-referencing with list of 93rd Bomb Group airmen.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:12 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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