|Personalities of the 457th Bomb Group
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|457th Bomb Group||457th Bomb Group|
Col Luper awarding the air medal to Major Rod Francis on Mar 26, 1944.
Col Harris Rogner, commander of the 457th bomb Group. He replaced Col Luper.
Col Rogner and Lt Col Smith on May 4th, 1945. Only a few months after this picture was taken Col Smith flew a B-25 bomber into the 70th floor of the Empire State Bldg. in New York City.
A group of headquarters officers (names unknown) including Col Rogner and Col Smith.
Col Rogner returning from leading a mission to Berlin on Feb 3rd, 1945.
Col Rogner discusses the Berlin mission with one of the crew on Feb 3rd, 1945.
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