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

Crew Chief Mike Giorgis (right) and Assistant Crew Chief Henry Hendricks (left) of the 94th Bomb Group stand with a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Million Dollar Baby". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Million Dollar Baby. C/C Mike Giorgis (rt), Asst C/C Henry Hendricks



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • G Ballard

    Military | Gunner
    This could possibly be Eugene L Ballard, from the 333rd Bomb Squadron. He was not on the original 97268 crew.

  • Chester Butkiewicz

    Military | Radio Operator/Gunner

  • John Edelman

    Military | Navigator

  • John Hennig

    Military | Engineer/Gunner

  • Arthur Lewis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Arthur Lewis was born in Kalamazoo, MI. He served as bombardier in the 94th Bomb Group both in the 410th and 322nd Bomb Squadrons. On his second mission, over Wiesbaden, November 10, 1944, their planes was so badly damaged by flak that they had to...

  • Jack Malahy

    Military | Co-Pilot

  • Harold Mix

    Military | Gunner

  • William Mullin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Flew on B-17 'Million Dollar Baby' completed 32 missions over Germany Air Medal W/Oak Leaf Clusters/WW II Victory Medal

  • Edgar Prigmore

    Military | Pilot

  • Thomas Quinn

    Military | Gunner

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:26 AAM AAM ingest

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