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Notes on reverse of this photo written by Karl W. Haeuser in mid-1990s:

"6 PM Gosfield Airfield before takeoff
L[Left]-KH
C[Center]-Lt. Walsh, Pilot
R[Right]-Fred Herman, Gunner
(That is what I looked like when I hit the ground in France-2 hours later!) "

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  • 43-9502

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire E of Grand-Couronne on a mission to Rouen, France on 4 August 1944. Pilot 1Lt Thomas Gerald Walsh KIA, gunner Sgt Karl Waldemar Haeuser POW and gunner SSgt Fred Herman POW. MACR 7932

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  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

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Date Contributor Update
13 December 2021 22:15:41 GED Changes to caption
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Photo of A20G 43-9502 "Mopsy" crew
from Karl Haeuser given to contributor
(nephew)in mid-90s.

Date Contributor Update
12 December 2021 22:40:25 GED Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
12 December 2021 19:30:43 GED Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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