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"Left to right: Capt. John E. Stewart, Ambler, Pa.; 1st Lt. John L. Jerstad, Racine, Wis.; 1st Lt. Benjamin B. Klose, Escondido, Calif.; 1st Lt. James A. Latene, Baltimore Md. And 1st Lt. George J. Reuter, Hampton, Va., all of whom received Air Medals"



  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...


  • John Jerstad

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Major John Jerstad was Killed In Action (KIA) on Operation Tidal Wave onboard the B-24D Liberator, Hell's Wench. ...

  • Benjamin Klose

    Military | Colonel | Bombardier
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals.

  • George Reuter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    KIA over Ploesti, Romania Aug 1 1943: I grew up knowing him as "Uncle Bud". He was known as "Bud" to his family. He had two sisters, and twin brothers. He was the second oldest child of my great grandparents. ...

  • John Stewart

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. 25+ combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME,


Date Contributor Update
04 November 2018 14:14:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations