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A bomber crew of the 95th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97232 ) nicknamed "Sandy's Refueling Boys", August 1944. Image via Albert Keeler, 95th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '"Full House" crew. Left to right: ' Morrison, Keeler, Langford, Sherwood, Dancisin. "Government Property" (roll of toilet paper) SANDY'S REFUELING BOYS.'



  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...


  • George Dancisin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew a total of 35 missions on B-17 'Full House' 42-97797. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x battle stars).

  • Albert Keeler

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Foster Sherwood

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier


  • 42-97232 'G.I. Issue' 'Government Property' 'Sandy's Refueling Boys'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Grenier 8/3/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-O] Horham 12/3/44 GOVERNMENT PROPERTY; 88m, Missing in Action Stuttgart 16/12/44 with Harry Coffman, Co-pilot: Len Beadle, Navigator: Tom Reid, Bombardier: Neil Vediner...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:43 AAM AAM ingest

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