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Eldon J. Broman Crew
95th BG - 335th BS

Standing Left to Right: Trammell H. Hollis (WG), Paul D. Guiteras (B), Mitchell L. McArthur (BTG), Thomas Kelly (TG), Herbert N. Riddle (WG), William H. Fowler (N), John H. Chaffin (CP)

Kneeling Left to Right: Robert E. Bellora (FE), Eldon J. Broman (P), Warren D. Thomas (RO)

Connections

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. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Bellora

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer/Waist Gunner

  • Eldon Broman

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 23 x combat missions. Shot down 10-Oct-43 in B-17 42-30272 'Fritz Blitz'. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1118 Awards: POW, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Chaffin

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 10-Oct-43 in B-17 42-30272 'Fritz Blitz'. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1118 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Fowler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #4230272 'Fritz Blitz. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Paul Guiteras

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #4230272 'Fritz Blitz. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Trammell Hollis

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner

  • Thomas Kelly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30272 'Fritz Blitz', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Mitchell McArthur

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner

  • Herbert Riddle

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Waist Gunner/Flight Engineer

  • Warren Thomas

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #4230272 'Fritz Blitz. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Retired from the USAF with the rank of Chief Master Sergeant after serving in WW2, Korea and Vietnam.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2020 01:27:47 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/crew/42

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