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457th Bomb Group Personalities of the 457th Bomb Group
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VE Day celebration on May 11, 1945. This is Col Rogner and his staff of officers posing on the deck of the control tower.
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An unknown officer (possibly Lt Watts) about to enter the plane.
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Lt Walter Sale and Sgt Harry Thorsens in front of their hut "The Jinx, Inc". They were the only two survivors of Lt Gay's crew that was shot down over Germany.
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Four members of Lt Walter Fitzhugh's crew - 748th Squadron. Sgt's Bell, McDonald, Larsen, and Phillips.
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Unknown Bombardier of the 748th Squadron. (Believed to be John Schwall)
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Another group of unknown officers starting out on leave.
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