384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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28 May 1944
J Kelly, Griggs

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29 April 1944, Berlin (Area)

Kelly was Deputy Flt Leader; he assumed the lead when Bennett/Jacobs aborted;

Back L-R: 1st Lt. Floyd Pederson (B), 2nd Lt. Robert Welsbacher (N), 2nd Lt. Verle Roth [webmaster note: records confirm that Griggs was the co-pilot] (CP), 1st Lt. John T. Kelly (P), SSgt. Forrest Wray (TG)

Front L-R: SSgt. Robert Schleuse (FG), SSgt. Garnet Chouinard (BT), SSgt. James Cruise (FG), TSgt. Remo Budassi (TT), TSgt. Edward Trypuc (RO)

Aircraft: B-17G 547th BS 42-97367 SO*T Umbriago

Source: The Quentin Bland Collection. (replaces earlier photo)
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Another image of this photo carried the following description:
Lead Crew, 5/28/1944 Leipzig, Germany. GROUP DEPUTY. ASSUMED LEAD AFTER EQUIPMENT FAILURES ON THE LEAD AIRCRAFT.

BACK L-R: F. Pederson (B), Bob Welsbacher (N), 2Lt Frederick M Griggs (CP), Jack Kelly (P), Forrest Wray (TG).

FRONT L-R: R. Schleuse (WG), Garnet Chouinard (BT), Jim Cruise (WG), Remo Budassi (TT), John Trypuc (RO).

Photo courtesy of Jack Kelly

Original Site Crew Photos
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Another image of this photo contained the following description:
28 May 1944, Leipzig, Germany

BACK ROW- FLOYD R. PEDERSON(B) ROBERT WELSBACHER(N) VERLE ROTH [webmaster note: records confirm that Griggs was the co-pilot] (CP) JOHN T. "JACK" KELLY(P) FORREST WRAY(TG)

FRONT ROW- ROBERT SCHLEUSE(WG) GARNET CHOUINARD(BT) JAMES CRUISE(WG) REMO BUDASSI(TT) JOHN V. TRYPUC(R)
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Another image of this photo carried the description:
May 28, 1944, Leipzig; John Kelly crew; a/c is 547th BS 42-97263 Lady Margaret SO*D; Hardstand 42; Front l-r: Floyd R. Pederson (B), Robert Welsbacher (N), Verle Roth (CP), John T. "Jack" Kelly (P), Forrest Wray (TG); back l-r: Robert Schleuse (WG), Garnet Chouinard (BT), James Cruise (WG), Remo Budassi (TT), John V. Trypuc (R)

Ken Decker Collection

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