"Crew of the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Yardbird Ii". 303rd Bomb Group, England. 15 May 1943."
Rear L-R: Kenneth C Hassler, Lewis E Lyle, Rictor H Auman, John W Farrar, Milton S Fonorow , Samuel H Anderson.
Front L-R: Frank W Bartlett, Paul H Prescott, Lincoln T O'Connell, Erick K. Lindewall, Joseph R Sunderlin.
Military | Captain | Lead Navigator
17-Feb-42 Assigned as Navigator of B-17F #41-24579 [PU-F] at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. 16-Oct-42 Arrived at Molesworth UK. He was despatched on 26 Operations - 25 credited. Served as a Lead Navigator on 23 of those missions. Completed a 25-Mission...
Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
12-Feb-42 Assigned to 303BG as an Aerial Gunner at Arrived at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. 12-Jun-42 Trained at Alamogordo Field, Alamogordo New Mexico. 7-Aug-42 Finished Advanced training at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas. 24-Aug-42 transferred with Ground...
Military | Captain | Pilot
Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Pilot of 42-5260 "Yardbird II" on 4-Apr-43. ETD
Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.
Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
23-Jun-42 Assigned as Navigator of B-17F 41-24620 [PU-O] "Snap! Crackle! Pop!, 303BG/360BS at Alamogordo, New Mexico. 15-Oct-42 Arrived at Molesworth, UK aboard B-17F 41-24620.
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Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer
Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD
Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.
Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
Military | General | Commanding Officer
17-Feb-42 Assigned as a Pilot with 303BG/360BS at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. 6-Mar-42 assigned as Pilot with crew of B-17F #41-24559 [PU-F] "Ooold Soljer", 303BG/360BS at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. 12-Jun-42 through 7-Aug-42 He and his crew underwent...
Military | Master Sergeant | Tail Gunner
23-Jun-42 Assigned as Tail 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".
Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 26/10/42; Salina 15/12/42.