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"Lt Taylor and crew of the 358th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, beside a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. England, 6 Feb 1944."

Rear L-R: 2Lt Austin Julius Mack, 2Lt Herbert E Levy Jr., 1Lt Hobart H Steely, 2Lt Charles M Hall, 2Lt James B. "Jim" Taylor.

Front L-R: S/Sgt Douglas L Jones, S/Sgt Woodroe Gilbert Dulin, S/Sgt James B Cox, S/Sgt William H 'Syracuse' Loveland, Sgt Leslie H "Buster" Schweinebraten, Sgt Royal G Kennard Jr.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Cox

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Although clearly assigned to the 384th BG on 5 December 1943, this crewmember began flying combat missions with the 303rd BG on-or-about 14 December, and never appeared on any 384th BG combat rosters. The pilot's son reports: 'My Dad and his crew had...

  • Woodrow Dulin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 757, Radio Operator
    Woodrow G. Dulin, MOS 757, Radio Operator, was assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943, James B. Taylor Crew. ...

  • Charles Hall

    Military | First Lieutenant | 1091 Co-Pilot
    2LT Charles M. Hall, Co-pilot, was assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943, James B. Tayor Crew. ...

  • Douglas Jones

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner / Engineer
    Staff Sergeant Douglas L. Jones, MOS 748 Engineer/Gunner, was assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943, James B. Tayor Crew. ...

  • Royal Kennard

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Engineer
    Sergeant Royal D. Kennard, MOS 748, Engineer/Gunner, was assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943, James B. Tayor Crew. He did not fly any combat missions with the 384th Bomb...

  • Herbert Levy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Herbert Levy was on board of B-17G #42-32037 on the 23 March 1944 mission to Hamm, Germany. The Fortress returned to base without the tail gunner after the tail gunners' compartment was shot off by Flak. Levy returned to duty (RTD). Herbert was...

  • William Loveland

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 612, Gunner
    Staff Sergeant William H. Loveland, MOS 612 Gunner, was assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943, James B. Tayor Crew. ...

  • Austin Mack

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97787. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). Missing Air Crew Report #5173 ...

  • Leslie Schweinebraten

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97787. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). Missing Air Crew Report #5173

  • Hobart Steely

    Military | First Lieutenant | 1034 Navigator
    Hobart H. Steely, Navigator, was assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943, James B. Tayor Crew. 28 x combat missions. He did not fly any combat missions with the 384th Bomb Group...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2019 19:40:29 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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