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"Lt. Ferguson's crew of the 8th AF's 398th Bomb Group by their B-17 at their base in England, 12 March 1945."

Rear L-R: Joseph Alexander Heustess Jr, Michael J Brennan Jr, Harry Gray, William D O'Malley Jr, Byron O Young, Harry I Mazer
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Front L-R: Allan H Ferguson Jr, John F Schmid, Howard U Feldman.

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People

  • Michael Brennan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen in B-17 42-97266 25-Apr-45; hit by flak over target area. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 14224 Awards: PH.

  • Howard Feldman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator / Bombardier
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen in B-17 42-97266 25-Apr-45; hit by flak over target area. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 14224 Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

  • Allan Ferguson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen in B-17 42-97266 25-Apr-45; hit by flak over target area. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 14224 Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

  • Harry Gray

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Wounded in action 18 March 1945 Berlin, Germany which meant he did not fly on tithe last fatal mission with his crew. Harry Gray is back row 3rd left

  • Joseph Heustess

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 20+ x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen in B-17 42-97266 25-Apr-45; hit by flak over target area. Trapped in spinning A/C. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 14224 Awards: PH.

  • Harry Mazer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen in B-17 42-97266 25-Apr-45; hit by flak over target area. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 14224 ...

  • William O'Malley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner; Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen in B-17 42-97266 25-Apr-45; hit by flak over target area. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 14224 Awards: AM (3OLC), POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Schmid

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-Apr-45 in B-17 43-38664. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13868 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Byron Young

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen in B-17 42-97266 25-Apr-45; hit by flak over target area. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 14224 Awards: PH.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 May 2022 07:20:29 RayWells Changes to caption and person associations
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Corrected spelling of Harry Gray’s name and added connection

Date Contributor Update
14 June 2021 08:53:28 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and person associations
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