"Lead crew on a bombing mission to Amiens, France, pose in front of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. 303rd Bomb Group, England. 15 August 1943."
Rear L-R: 1Lt Howard R Wright, 2Lt John L Garvey Jr, 1Lt Jack B Fawcett, Maj Lewis E Lyle Jr, Col Julius K Lacey, Capt David S Clifton.
Front L-R: T/Sgt Eugene D Morrison, S/Sgt Rodolfo A Villareal, S/Sgt Jimmie E Jameson, S/Sgt Anthony Compo, S/Sgt John B Mitchell, T/Sgt Carroll P. "C.P." Doss.
The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
DFC, air medal w 4/Oak Leaf Cluster; 2 military merit medals; EAME medal/Armed Forces Reserve Medal/National Defene Medal/ American Campaign Medal
Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer
Prisoner of War (POW)
Military | Captain | Bombardier
Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x combat missions. ETD
Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.
Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
Military | Major General | Commanding Officer
Commanding officer 384th Bomb Group from 6-Sep-43 to 23-Nov-43 then was given command of the 94th Combat Bomb wing.
Military | General | Commanding Officer
17-Feb-42 Assigned as a Pilot with 303BG/360BS at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. 6-Mar-42 assigned as Pilot with crew of B-17F #41-24559 [PU-F] "Ooold Soljer", 303BG/360BS at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. 12-Jun-42 through 7-Aug-42 He and his crew underwent...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Assistant Engineer; Ball Turret Gunner
Flew 35 missions from 3/26/44 to 6/14/44; crew pilot J. T. Williams. Only 4 missions accredited
Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster; DFC; Good Conduct; European Theater Ribbon and 2 bronze stars
Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator