|457th Bomber Crews
Part of the Bernie Baines Collection
|457th Bomb Group||457th Bomb Group|
Lt Syptak and crew. Photo taken on Jun 30th, 1944.
Lt. Teddy G.Shaw and crew. This crew was all killed on a mission to Weimar, Germany when their plane, " 'Tis Me Sugar" was lost on 8/24/1944. The crew on that date was: Lt Teddy G. Shaw, Lt Richard H. Parsons, Lt Jack M. Thames, Lt Paul J. Terjak, Sgt Robert P Stewart, Sgt Lawrence W. Erlings, Sgt J. Perry, Sgt Elbert Allen, Sgt Clarence Cox.
Lt William Flannery and Lt J. Lowrey, Lt W. Meng, Lt J. Schloendern, Sgt Lagassa, Sgt G. Moore, Cpl D. Stowits, Pfc O. Petty, Pfc A. Swank, Sgt R. Storey.
Lt Winfred L. Pugh and crew. F/O Art Richards, Lt Julius Drummind, Sgt Clifford Page, Sgt Edward Szumierz, Sgt James Woodgate, Sgt Joseph Wheatley, Sgt John Poshefko, Sgt Howard W. Martin.
Lt A. W. Reese and crew in January, 1945. Standing: Sgt Albert Knox, Sgt Charles Kenny, Sgt Edward Peters, Sgt Percy Mack and unknown radar operator.
Kneeling: Lt Joel Lester, Lt Paul (Rockey) Brooks, Lt Willard (Hap) Reese, Lt James Stoner.
Photo of lead crew on mission #140 to Bielefeld , Germany on Oct 26th, 1944. Standing: Sgt W. J. Scott, Capt Franklin Rollins, Lt Irwin G. Forry (pilot), Sgt J. O. Toal, Sgt Francis Crawford.
Kneeling: Lt Muir, Sgt William Norton, and unknowns.
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