|457th Bomber Crews
Part of the Bernie Baines Collection
|457th Bomb Group||457th Bomb Group|
Lt Don Lady and crew at Wendover Field, Utah. Back row: Bernard L. Baker, Wade E. Knudson, Judson Krueger, Donald E. Lady, David B. Jones. Front row: Carl W. Oatlind, William G. Arterburn, Ross D. Pogue, Marvin H. Sloan, Walter F. Palmer.
Lt Don Lady and lead crew on the mission to Normandy on Jun 6th, 1944.
Lt John Fay and crew - 751st Squadron.. James Carels, Bernard M. Hirsch, James J. Walsh, Edward P. Sawyer, George H. Standt, William A. Spoerner, Richard M. Bassett, Fredrick G. Wagner, Hjah C. Arant.
Lt Poore and crew celebrating the completion of their 25th mission.
Lt Poore and his crew holding their Air Medals after the completion of their 25th mission.
Lt Fredrick G. Smithson and his crew flying 42-97457 after completing a mission to Aschaffenburg, Germany on Jan 21st, 1945. Front row: John V. Lawton, Walter Kleinfelter, Harry A. Olsen, Ken Conrad, Jay W. Grider, Alvert D. Cristofara. Back row: Fredrick G. Smithson, Nathaniel Beam, Arnold L. Rosenblatt.
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