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John P. Krischak, 19 years old, Allentown, PA, USA Flew 30 Missions between May 1944 and September 1944.
Note on the rear of the photo states "Just about the hottest top turret gunner there is."



  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...



  • Sudbury

    Military site : airfield
    Situated between the villages of Great Waldingfield and Acton, the airfield was used by the 486th Bomb Group from March 1944 to August 1945. Facilities for administrative offices for the Combat Wing were also made available here and along with barrack...


Date Contributor Update
12 April 2020 12:03:41 ffellmeth Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

From my father's (Capt. A. Fellmeth) collection of photos. Any questions feel free to contact me.