384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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16 September 1943

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Robert L. Lecates Crew

Photo taken 9/16/43, lead crew to Nantes, France. B-17F 42-3216, "The Joker," JD*S

Target was a ship, the sub-tender Kertosono in the harbor. Bombs from several Groups fell short and landed in the city.

Front L to R-LT Francis R. Farwell (B), MAJ R. P. Ketelson (Group Command Pilot), LT Robert L. Lecates (Crew Pilot), LT David P. Warrilow (N)

Back L to R- LT Duane A. Conkey (CP), SSGT Leon F. Ausmus (TT), SSGT Henry G. Lemmerman (TG), SSGT George W. Jumber (RO), SSGT Frank H. Bowen (WG), SSGT James R. Billingsley (BT).

Photo courtesy of David Warrilow

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