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"Enlisted men of the 303rd Bomb Group who have been awarded the coveted Distinguished Flying Cross wear their medal proudly. England. 23 May 1943."

L-R: Joseph R Sunderlin, Uknk, Harry J Brody, Harold E Godwin, Kenneth C Hassler.



  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...


  • Harry Brody

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Jim Brody grew up in eastern Montana. He flew his missions as the ball turret gunner on the B-17 "Hell's Angels" (Baldwin crew) and returned to the U.S. I have heard that he was credited with destroying 11 German airplanes, but I don't know if that...

  • Harold Godwin

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed his combat tour on 15-May-43. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME

  • Kenneth Hassler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Joseph Sunderlin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    23-Jun-42 Assigned as Ball Turret Gunner on B-17F 41-24585 [PU-B] "Wulfe Hound", 303BG/360BS at Alamogordo Field, Alamogordo, New Mexico. 16-Oct-42 Arrived at Molesworth, UK aboard "Wulfe Hound". ...


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11 February 2021 14:48:27 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations