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Charles Sturgeon, Engineer/Gunner of Thomas P. Smith Jr's Crew at age 21, after enjoying three months of "Real Food" since being liberated from Stalag Luft #1 (Barth) in May of 1945.
PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY CHARLES STURGEON

Connections

Units

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Charles Sturgeon

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Epreville on 8/13/44 in B-17 Fifinella #42107030 POW

Aircraft

  • 42-107030 Fifinella

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 2/2/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-T] Bassingbourn 25/3/44; Missing in Action 54m Le Manoir RR bridge, Fr 13/8/44 with Tom Smith (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Joe Vukovich, Navigator: Alex Calder, Ball turret gunner: Jesse...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2021 17:10:28 acbernstein1 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

AAM

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2021 17:07:25 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.91stbombgroup.com/scrapbook_memories/sturgeon.html

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