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Richard H. Read Crew
95th BG
Shot down on 6 March 1944

Standing Left to Right: Joseph A.G. Levasseur (BTG). William A. Parry (FE), Henry R. Doudican (TG), Ralph C. Brinson (WG), Harold R. Goodwin (R/O)

Kneeling Left to Right: Richard H. Read (P), Clinton K. Kemper (CP), Samuel Blum (N), Joseph M. Gosselin (B)

Not in photo: Earl V. Moye (WG)

Connections

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Samuel Blum

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Samuel Blum

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Ralph Brinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Henry Doudican

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G 42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Harold Goodwin

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Joseph Gosselin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). This was the second daylight mission to Berlin. In Stalag Luft III ...

  • Clinton Kemper

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Joseph Levasseur

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Parry

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Richard Read

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down by fighters near Quakenbruck on a mission to Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39793. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 May 2020 02:27:13 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Marc Ferrero

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