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Crew #735 - Thomas Harrell Crew
466th BG - 787th BS

Standing Left to Right: Larry Stoff (B), John Chemoke (N), Sam Hulette (CP), Thomas Harrell (P)

Kneeling Left to Right: Jerry True (NG), Odis Dean (R/O), Virgil Tally (TG), Ed Rossi (E), Charles Niewojna (WG)

Not in photo: John Sabo (BTG)

This crew flew 17 missions together before being taken off operations and trained as a lead crew. Thomas Harrell was promoted to a group level position and continued to fly missions as a lead pilot, while William Dale took over as pilot of this crew. They became crew #467A



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron


  • John Chemoke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Odis Dean

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator

  • Thomas Harrell

    Military | Captain | Pilot

  • Richard Hulette

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Charles Niewojna

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner

  • Ed Rossi

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer

  • Lawrence Stoff

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Virgil Tally

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    25 combat missions, 21 July 1944 to 9 February 1945 Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon w/ 4 Battle Stars

  • Jerome True

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner
    Entered services on 1 September 1943; graduated Tyndall Field Aerial Gunnery School (February 1944). Completed 25 missions with 8th AF in March 1945. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ EAME



Date Contributor Update
27 November 2014 19:38:13 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

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