384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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3 February 1945 Johnson, Gilmore

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3 February 1945, Berlin, group lead. Commander William T. Johnson, pilot James Robson Gilmore.

Back L-R: Leo Britt (N), unidentified 1, unidentified 2, Charles Bonnett (B), William Johnson (AC/CP), Roy Dobson (TG)

Front L-R: unidentified, unidentified 3, Capt. James Gilmore (P), Kenneth Lord (N)

To Be Identified: Albert London (RO), Mitchell Bierowski (TT), Fred Dameron (BT), Vergil Gibson (FG)

LT Merle Gibson was wounded on this mission and is not in the picture.

Photo Source: Cynthia Smith, daughter of Kenneth S. Lord. 2018-03-17
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Another image of this photo carried the following description:
3 February 1945, Berlin, group lead. Commander William T. Johnson, pilot James Robson Gilmore.

Back L-R: Leo Britt (N), unidentified 1, unidentified 2, Charles Bonnett (B), William Johnson (AC/CP), Roy Dobson (TG)

Front L-R: unidentified, unidentified 3, Capt. James Gilmore (P), Kenneth Lord (N)

To Be Identified: Albert London (RO), Mitchell Bierowski (TT), Fred Dameron (BT), Vergil Gibson (FG)

Lt Merle Leon Gibson Jr was wounded on this mission and is not in the picture.

Crew as listed on sortie:
COMMANDER JOHNSON, WILLIAM T
PILOT GILMORE, JAMES ROBSON
NAVIGATOR GIBSON, MERLE L
NAVIGATOR BRITT, LEO T
NAVIGATOR LORD, KENNETH S
BOMBARDIER BONNETT, CHARLES DANIEL
RADIO OPERATOR LONDON, ALBERT
ENGINEER/TOP TURRET BIEROWSKI, MITCHELL S
BALL TURRET DAMERON, FRED
TAIL GUNNER DOBSON, ROY E
FLEXIBLE GUNNER GIBSON, VERGIL L

Aircraft: B-17G 544th BS 42-98027 SU*Z Swamp Angel

Photo courtesy of Leo Britt's nephew, Tom Britt.

Original Site Crew Photo

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