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B-17F-105-BO #42-30497 nicknamed "Bachelor’s Delight" of the 301st Bomb Group after its 123rd mission. Ass't Crew Chief Sgt. Waino W. Maitilainer (upper left) and Waist Gunner Sgt. Yue Lee.
Sgt. Yue Lee, San Francisco, California, a waist gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress of the 15th AF in Italy, chalks up. "123" on "Bachelor's Delight", after this Fort completed its 123rd mission over enemy territory. Ass't. Crew Chief, Sgt. Maino W. Maitilainer (upper left) Gardner, Mass., looks on.



  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 352nd Bomb Squadron


  • Yue Lee

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner


  • 42-30497 Bachelor's Delight

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/6/43; Rapid City 19/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Gr Isle 29/6/43; Dow Fd 18/7/43; Assigned 352BS/301BG St Donat 29/7/43; Oudna 6/8/43; Cerignola 7/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; 94m transferred depot 20/7/44; Salvaged 19/4/45.


Date Contributor Update
29 November 2021 21:06:31 Douglas P Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

NARA (Caption is wrong in NARA - they list him as Yue Kee)