384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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Arthur J. Osepchook, 1943

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Arthur Osepchook, Ball Turret Gunner of the Merlin H Reed Crew, 546th Bombardment Squadron, was assigned to the 384th BG on 18 October 1943. He was one of the two survivors of the incident on 9 March 1944 while on his 17th combat mission when his aircraft – the "SILVER DOLLAR" - was severely damaged by bombs falling from B-17s above it killing all but two aboard.

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