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Donald A Currie Jr and crew, B-17 42-31034 'Bonny Donnie', Donald A Currie kneels centre.

Other crew members: 1Lt Clayton Alan Johnston (CP), 1Lt Morey B Jeffery (N),1Lt Roy Richard Winn (B), T/Sgt Cosmo Anthony DiPierro Sr (RO), T/Sgt Earl C. Gibson (TT), S/Sgt's Cecil L. Graf (BTG), Walter L Surprise (TG), Marvel T. Severson (WG), Joe R Amber (WG).

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Units

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

People

  • Joseph Amber

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier, Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Don Currie crew. 38 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

  • Donald Currie

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 38 x combat missions. ETD ...

  • Cosmo DiPierro

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. Don Currie crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

  • Earl Gibson

    Military | Master Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat missions. Ditched into the channel and was rescued. RTD. Don Currie crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star). Post war: Remained in USAF serving in Korean conflict.

  • Cecil Graf

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. Donald McCree and Donald Currie crews. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

  • Morey Jeffery

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Navigator
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

  • Clayton Johnston

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot / Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. Donald Currie crew. ETD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

  • Marvel Severson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Donald Currie crew. 37 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

  • Walter Surprise

    Military | Master Sergeant | Waist gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Don Currie crew. 37 x combat missions. ETD. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars). Post war: Remained in USAF serving in Korean and Vietnam conflicts.

  • Roy Winn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Don Currie crew. 37 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2021 10:32:40 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32157112
http://401bg.org/Main/History/Crews/Details.aspx?CrewId=10621

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