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John H. Baumgardner Crew
95th BG - 336th BS - 8th AF

Standing Left to Right: Fred Thomas (WG), Lemuel V. Shaddox (FE), Robert Just (CP), John H. Baumgardner (P), Elmer E. Haller (B)

Kneeling Left to Right: Sharland L. Leavitt (BTG), Sidney M. Page (R/O), Carmen L. Bell (TG), James E. Hallas (WG)



  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb 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...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...


  • John Baumgardner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Carmen Bell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner

  • James Hallas

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner

  • Elmer Haller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Robert Just

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Sharland Leavitt

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner

  • Sidney Page

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator

  • Lemuel Shaddox

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer

  • Fred Thomas

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist Gunner/Tail Gunner


  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....


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