|457th Bomber Crews
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|457th Bomb Group||457th Bomb Group|
Col Luper and Lt Bender and lead crew on mission to Salzwedel, Germany on Feb 22nd, 1944.
Lt Burningham and lead crew on the mission to Hanover, Germany on Oct 22nd, 1944. The crew consised of Burningham, Hanson, Nail, Varis, Starf, Taylor, Mannisto, Bogondes, Paulson, Goblatts.
Major William F. Smith and Capt Donald L. Seesenguth and lead crew on mission to Ellingen, Germany on Feb 23rd, 1945. The crew were Cpt Roland O. Byers, Lt Felecisimo Basuil, Capt Kenneth B. Taylor, Lt John A. Franck, Sgt Edward J. McGurren, Sgt Jack J. Ham, Sgt Roy E. Goldman, Lt Nathaniel J. Beam.
Major Smith and Lt Schuchmann and lead crew on mission to Epinal-Blainville, France on May 23rd, 1944. The crew consisted of Major Smith, Lt Schuchmann, Lt T. Goff, Lt R. Byers, Lt Blachley, Mara, Hibbs, Thorpe, Lanzoni, and Mcmullen.
Capt Franklin D. Rollins and Lt Lon A.McCauley and lead crew on a mission to Harburg, Germany on Feb 24th, 1945. The crew were Lt Harry J. Campbell, Lt John C. McCullough, Lt Henry L. Bartnowski, Lt Donalr E. Sherman, Sgt Bernard J. Carspel, Sgt Wilmer G. Boykin, Sgt Fredrick F. Parlin, Sgt G. Gaster.
A lead crew on the mission to St-Lo-Periers, France on July 24th, 1944. Officers are Earl, Cochrane, Taylor, Norman, Carson, Erbe, Auten, Sydstko.
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