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Standing (L to R): Richard H. Warlick (BG), Raymond L. Weeks (WG), Douglas J. Putnam (TG), Robert F. Fennel (FE), Erwin F. Tomaszewski (WG), James M. Groat (RO). Seated (L to R): George L. Nason, II, (N), Roy C. Vehlow (CP), Robert J. Whitney (P), Richard H. Douglas (B).

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Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • 835th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Richard Douglas

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • Robert Fennell

    Military | Sergeant | Flight Engineer
    See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • James Groat

    Military | Radio Operator Gunner
    See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • Erwin Tomaszewski

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • Roy Vehlow

    Military | First Lieutenant | Copilot
    See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • Richard Warlick

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ball Gunner, Flight Engineer & Top Turret Gunner
    Member of Cloud crew. ALSO: See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • Raymond Weeks

    Military | Corporal | Assts. Armorer & Gunner
    See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • Robert Whitney

    Military | Captain | Flight Commander
    "Capt. Whitney arrives at Station 174, RAF Sudbury, with his first group of replacements [crew] in mid-July of 1944; they travelled over to England in the B17G that they nicknamed the "Pogo Stick" (fate and s/n of aircraft is unknown). He flies his...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2021 17:18:23 hansvonmaltzahn Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

From the official web page of the 486th Bombardment Group's gallery pages: https://486th.org/Photos/index.htm

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