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381st Bombardment Group Missions and News Coverage (ddeardorff)

Sunday, October 19, 2014

I visited this site a couple years ago to find information on my uncle, 2nd Lt. L.D. Walker of the 533rd Squadron. I was most grateful for what I found. Since then I have been producing a daily news record of the war at Free Republic. Today, for example, ..

Picture of the crew Myer's Flaw (peter64)

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hello my name is Peter SchoutetenI got a picture of the crew of Myer’s FlawWho recognize the soldiers in the pictureThese are the names of the entire crew Pilot 1st Lt. Edward E. Haushalter Co-Pilot 2nd Lt. Herman M. Hensley Navigator 2nd Lt. Richard R. S..

Crew Picture (Rick778)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Attached is a picture of the crew my uncle, Emery Horne, was on 8/13/43 (date on the back of the picture). He is in the front row far left. I believe this was the same crew that reported to the 533rd 9/4/43. Three signatures on the back of the picture (Ro..

Harold Merle "Bud" Evans - Looking for information (robertgreen94)

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Hello all, I am trying to find out information in regards to a relative that served with the 381st Bombardment group. His name was Harold Merle "Bud" Evens and the family thinks he served as a Bombardier or Navigator. There is some confusion on which squa..

Henry G. McKaskle, 448th Sub Depot (Paul)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Over the weekend I acquired 3 photo scrapbooks belonging to Henry G. McKaskle (S/Sgt. in August, 1943). The largest photo album (450 photos) seems to consist mostly (totally?) of photos taken overseas in England. I am early in my research but he appears t..

Tsgt John M.S. Willdridge, 533rd Bomber Squardron (AFMom)

Friday, September 12, 2014

I'm am trying to find more information about my Great Uncle Morris Willdridge. He was in the 553rd Bomber Squadron. Here is an article about him in the Gloucester County Times: http://www.nj.com/glouces...s_tech_sgt_john_m.htmlNone of the surviving family..

Captain Dexter Lishon, pilot both Whaletails, shot down 8OCT43 (help)

Sunday, September 7, 2014

I am his daughter in the process of "extracting" my dad's story. Need any information (no detail too small) pertaining to Ridgewell between early 1943 to date he was shot down (Oct 8), crewmembers of either Whaletail B-17, as well as the actual crew he wa..

381st Nose Art (Scott Burris)

Thursday, August 7, 2014

I upgraded 134 nose art photos out of the 161 we have in the gallery. By upgrade I mean replaced with better quality images. http://www.381st.org/Gall...D/1031-43/Default.aspx Here's the list of photos I don't have better versions of. You can look in the ..