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Photo of S/Sgt Alan W. Sturm. Photo likely taken sometime after May 1945.



  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...


  • Alan Sturm

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Corporal Alan W. Sturm reported to the 493rd Bomb Group (H), at Debach, Suffolk, England, on 26 October 1944 as the Ball Turret Gunner with the crew of LT Constantine T. DeWolski and was assigned to the 862nd Bomb Squadron. He was promoted to Sergeant...


Date Contributor Update
11 September 2017 01:58:54 David493863 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

I purchased this photo as part of a collection of documents/photos of Alan W. Sturm from eBay. I own this photo.