B-17 Bomber Crew, England 1944 Church family photo
Gary Crocker

B-17 Bomber Crew, England 1944

Entire crew of B17 Bomber stationed in England, 1944. Father-in-law was ball turret gunner. Entire crew survived 35 missions, many over Nazi Germany. Father-in-law Sgt. Church, 2nd. from right, standing. Awarded Air Medal with 8 OLC.

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Gary Crocker This crew had many encounters with flak and enemy fighters, not one member of the crew received so much as a scratch, though had to change planes due to extensive damage on several occasions.
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