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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Personnel, including John A Miller, of the 349th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group outside a Nissen hut. John A Miller, A veteran waist gunner of the 100th Bomb Group has handwritten on reverse: 'July 1944, 349th BS- 100th BG. Lt to Rt, standing: AL Bridges (WG), John A Miller (WG), Pat Madsen (TT), George McCleary (TG). Kneeling: Larry Pratt (eng), Marcena Dottoviano (TG)

Connections

Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 349th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Alden Madsen

    Military | Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    Badly wounded by fire in A/C #42-38053 'Cap'n Crow' in a form up accident over the base. on 7 May 1944. Target was Berlin. The plane had flares stored in the top turret and for some reason they exploded and the pilot ordered the crew to bail out. The...

  • John Miller

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    John Miller served as a waist gunner with the 349th Bomb Squadron of the 100th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Thorpe Abbotts, England.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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