|Personalities of the 457th Bomb Group
Part of the Bernie Baines Collection
|457th Bomb Group||457th Bomb Group|
Col Luper accepting the 1000th B-17 produced by the Doughlas plane in California. The plane was flown to the 457th bomb group and renamed "Rene" after the colonel's wife.
Two unknown ground crew members refueling a plane on the hardstand.
A celebration of some enlisted men after the groups 200th mission. The only one identified is Cpl Fried.
Three unidentified members of the ground crew perched on an engine of a B-17.
Four unidentified ground crew men working on an engine turbo charger.
Two more unidentified ground crew on the tail of 42-97622 from the 748th Squadron.
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