"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.
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...
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...
Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
Assigned to 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed his combat tour on 15-May-43.
Awards: WWII Victory, EAME
Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer
Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD
Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.
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".