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The B24H/B17G air crew under pilot G.D. Smith. Marvin Lee Lutes is listed here as a Staff Sergeant, and his position within the bomber crew is that of 'Right Waist' [gunner]. Note that the list outlines some of the missions' names that this crew conducted, the dates on which they happened, and what aircraft they used.



  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron


  • Marvin Lutes

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer and Right Waist Gunner
    "Sgt. Lutes Gets Oak Leaf Cluster" ...


Date Contributor Update
29 March 2021 19:12:02 hansvonmaltzahn Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations

This page is from the official web site of the '835th Bombardment Squadron' (, and lists Marvin Lee Lutes' bomber crew with which he served in WWII.