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Marvin's Madhouse Air Crew



  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...


  • Francis Farmer

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Member of Gasster Crew.

  • Marvin Gasster

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Marvin Gasster was born in New York on October 13, 1922. Soon after the family moved to Brookline, MA where Marvin attended high school.For fun he read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica. He attended Tufts University in Boston and was planning on...

  • Edwin Gifft

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner
    Member of Gasster Crew.

  • William Gillett

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Member of Gasster Crew.

  • Emile Mainville

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Member of Gasster Crew.

  • Manuel Panosian

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator
    Member of Gasster Crew.

  • Richard Ramp

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Flew 20 missions over Germany. Member of Gasster Crew. Air Medal w/2Oak Leaf Cluster; EAME Service Medal, Good conduct Medal, Am. Theater Service Medal and WW II Victory medal

  • Glenn Sabourin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Member of Gasster Crew.

  • Herbert Sampson

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer
    Member of Gasster Crew.


  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...


Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 18:19:45 Mark Gasster Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Mark Gasster, son of Lt. Marvin Gasster