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Calvin Sampson Crew
388th BG - 561st BS

Standing Left to Right: Omer D. Wildman (WG), Clavin Samson (P), Charles C. Claggett (TG), Pal L. Sundberg (BTG). Unidentified, Unidentified, Milton C. Casebere (N)

One of the two unidentified is Oscar D. Hanan (WG)



  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron



  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...


Date Contributor Update
26 February 2019 01:54:53 466thHistorian Changes to caption

Corrected spelling of Claggett's last name

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2019 15:39:58 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations