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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Captain Dick and Ralph Jarrendt of the 388th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Capt Dick & Ralph Jarrendt.'

Connections

Units

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

People

  • Henry Dick

    Military | Captain | Bombardier
    WIA. 16 Sept 1943 mission to La Pallice, FR. in B-17 #42-5904 'Gremlin Gus'. On return, crashed in Devonshire after scraping a hill top. Lieutenant Dick lost a leg.

  • Ralph Jarrendt

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 560BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. 16-Sep-43 mission to La Pallice. FR, in B-17 42-5904 'Gremlin Gus'. On return, crashed in Devonshire after scraping a hill top. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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