James L. Bass - President
Jim served the 457th as a radio operator in the 748th Squadron.
After the war Jim got his BA degree from the University of Tennessee in 1946 and later an LLB degree from Vanderbilt University. For 51 years he has practiced law in the Nashville and Carthage areas of Tennessee and is not yet fully retired.
Jim is presently the president of the Tennessee Chapter of the Eighth Air Force Historical Society. Most of us know Jim Bass as the author of the 457th Bomb Group trilogy of books ....Fait Accompli, Vols. I, II, and III.