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Crew no. 51 of 390th Bomb Group, 570th Bomb Squadron.



  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron


  • Richard Autry

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Crew Number 51

  • Robert Baldi

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Crew Number 51

  • Andrew Brown

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    Crew Number 51

  • Norman Brown

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    The NARA WWII Casualty Lists By State and County show 2nd Lt Norman T Brown as DNB (Died Non-Battle) so he died in the line of duty from some illness or accident on 16 May 1944.

  • James Gates

    Military | Waist Gunner
    Crew Number 51

  • Leroy Holmberg

    Crew Number 51

  • William Kick

    Military | Waist Gunner
    Crew Number 51

  • Ellis McClintick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Served in the Air Force for 30 years. Served as a navigator during the war. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Colonel ...

  • Jack Pelton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Crew Number 51

  • Robert Pinkus

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator / Gunner
    Crew Number 51


Date Contributor Update
03 October 2018 13:44:28 general ira snapsorter Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

Correspondence to the American Air Museum from Ellis McClintick, 390th Bomb Group.