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Operations Officer DC Brawner of the 344th Bomb Group awards Fenster, a bombardier of the group a Purple Heart in front of a latrine. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated Caption: '497th Sqdn didn't stand on ceremony and this impromtu award ceremony proved it. Sqdn Ops Officer DC Brawner awarding Bombardier Fenster a Purple Heart with latrine as backdrop.'
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Jack K Havener (1920–2011) flew B-26 Marauders with the 344th Bomb Group. He completed 68 combat missions in the medium bombers, many of them from Stansted. Among the medals awarded to Havener was the Distinguished Flying Cross – given to an American...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection