Nelson and Smith
Winsome Winn II, 42-29768
384th BG, 547th BS, 39th mission, 1 December 1943.
Crashed near WESTOUTER (Belgium)
On the left: NELSON, Darwin George, O-738222, 2nd lt, Pilot
On the right: SMITH, Elmer LeRoy, O-680527, 2nd lt, Co-pilot
Both were taken POW.
One of the crew was hidden about nine months and six days in the region.
The photo is probably taken in Abele (POPERINGE)
Photo contributed by Walter Tailly, 2017.
Walter researched this plane and crew and has more pictures. He is looking to remember this crash on 1 December 2018 (75 years later).