IWM catalogue record
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Staff Sergeant John A Miller and Alden "Pat" Madsen of the 100th Bomb Group. John A Miller has handwritten on reverse: 'July 1944, 349th BS-100th BG. Alden "Pat" Madsen & John A Miller (with Jacket).'
"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...
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...
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.
Military | Airplane and Engine Mechanic