|457th Bomber Crews
Part of the Bernie Baines Collection
|457th Bomb Group||457th Bomb Group|
Major Jacob Dickinson and Lt Edmund Coomes, lead crew on mission to Lutzendorf, Germany on Sept 13th, 1944. Lt Delmar Spitz, Lt John Dahler, Sgt Charles Smith, Sgt Virgil Hill, Sgt W. Kroll, Sgt James Conklin, Lt Marsh Callaway, Lt E. Mays.
Major Wilbur D. Snow and lead crew on mission to Stuttgart, Germany on Aug 14th, 1944. Capt Harry R. Stafford, Lt George Anderson. Lt David B. Jones, Sgt Virgil Naylor, Sgt Virgil Hook, Sgt Robert H. Ridge, Sgt Jean P. Dubois, Sgt Walter H. Osika.
Lt William B.Gibbons and lead crew on mission to Cologne, Germany on Oct 15th, 1944. Lt William A. Dawson, Lt George P. Korb, Lt Walter A. Sale, Lt Frank O. Pappenfuss, Sgt William B. wilson, Sgt Harold C. Adams, Sgt Fred M. Barshop, Lt Herbert A. Dolph, Lt Charles w. Ford.
Major Smith and the lead crew on the mission to Dresden on Feb 15th 1945. Capt Donald L. Seesenguth, Maj William F. Smith, Capt Roland O. Byers, Lt John A. Franck, Lt Feliciasimo Basuil, Capt Kenneth, B. Taylor, Sgt Raymond D. Brodin, Sgt Jack J. Ham, Sgt William M. Thacker, Lt James Manspeaker.
Capt. Knutsen and lead crew on mission to Zossen, Germany on Mar 15th, 1945. Lt Victor Pfendler, Capt Wade F. Knutsen, F/O Arnold L. Rosenblatt, Lt John C. McCullough, Lt Vaughn D. Heidenreich, Sgt Normand R. Monard, Sgt Robert V. Edwards, Sgt Cleotis N. Helm, Sgt Ralph D. Ice.
Lt. Col. Leroy Watson and lead crew on mission to Cologne, Germany on Oct 15th, 1944. Lt Donald Seesenguth, Lt Norman Nail, Lt Roland O. Byers, Lt Oscar Stauff, Lt Irwin Rosen, Sgt Raymond Brodin, Sgt George Langowski, Sgt Robert Shaaf, Lt Lorentz Hanson.
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