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Othello Dale Smith Crew
388th BG - 562nd BS

Standing Left to Right: Othello D. Smith (P), John E. Stevens (CP), Chester P. Hewitt (N), unidentified

Kneeling Left to Right: Carl Kindelt R/O), Edward J. Huntzinger (FE), John B. Martin (BTG), Douglas N. Woods (TG), George C. Sevy (WG), Peter J. Brennan (TOG)

Stevens and Kindelt would be KIA. Sevy would be WIA and Martin would be a POW.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 562nd Bomb Squadron


  • Peter Brennan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Togglier

  • Chester Hewitt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Edward Huntzinger

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer
    Edward J. Huntzinger was the long time historian for the 388th BG Association and authored the history book "The 388th At War", first edition copywright 1979

  • Carl Kindelt

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wiesbaden in B-17 'Easy Does It' #4338623

  • John Martin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Nuremburg on 25 Feb 45 in B-17 #4338558

  • George Sevy

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Waist Gunner

  • Othello Smith

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • John Stevens

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) 31 December 1944 AM/ PH

  • Douglas Woods

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner


Date Contributor Update
30 September 2020 01:39:33 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations