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Ray James Campbell Crew
388th BG - 560th BS - 8th AF

Standing L to R: Dale D. McIntyre (RO), Anthony D. Kawalec (FE), Bernard Brooks (WG), Edward L. Grindle (WG), Myles A. John (TG)

Kneeling Left to Right: Ray James Campbell (P), Riggs M. Tucker (CP), Stephen W. Mitrick (N), Roy H. Uhlinger (RN), John W. Maher (B)



  • 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...

  • 560th Bomb Squadron


  • Bernard Brooks

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner
    He flew with Pilot Lt. Ray Cambell on 'Ray's Hell' The plane crashed in England but the crew escaped. DFC, purple heart, etc

  • Ray Campbell

    Military | Captain | Pilot

  • Edward Grindle

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

  • Myles Johns

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Tail Gunner

  • Anthony Kawalec

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer

  • James Maher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Dale McIntyre

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

  • Stephen Mitrick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 563BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Riggs Tucker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Roy Uhlinger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator


  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...


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