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Message No. 1097
Author: bill hampton
Subject: ie shima 1945
Date: Sun Mar 9, 2014 23:26

hi my dad William d Hampton radio operator and gunner was on ie shima mid august when the green cross surrender planes landed. I have picture. he went on to japan don't know what plane maybe the embraceable you (have picture of nose art) was sent back to usa feb 18 1946 was discharged out of camp grant il march 11 1946 from 90th bomb group 321st sq B sq that's all I know any and all additional info would be great thank you. hope it helps.
Message No. 1097 ▷ Parent Message No. 1097 ▷ Grandparent Message No. 168
  • bomber crews late war.bomber, Tue Mar 11 20:36
    I am looking for info:crew lists for jolly rogers bomb group for crews serving in 1945-phillipenes,ie shima,japan.Any info/photos???
    • ie shima 1945 — bill hampton, Sun Mar 9 23:26
    • Jolly Rogers Bomber CrewPat Hugar, Sun Jul 10 15:08
      My uncle Alec Scholl was a corporal in USAF assigned to a B24 Bomber crew of the Jolly Roger that was shot down over Japan. His death date was 17 Jan 1945. Service # 33 705 359. I do not know more... more
    • pictures/infoMarie Pacha, Tue Mar 18 00:48
      My Dad was First Lieutenant John F. Hess, 90th Bombadier Group (H), served with the Jolly Rogers during this time period as navigator bombadier. I was trying to determine which squadron he was in.... more
      • Lt, John HessThomas B Hayter.Jr LTC USAF RET, Thu Jan 15 12:02
        John Hess and I were on the same crew in the 830th squadron of the JOLLY RODGERS. I have some photos of John that you are welcome to if you will send me your email address.
        • Re: Lt, John HessAnonymous, Fri Jan 16 09:38
          Correction-I should have stated that John and I were in the 320th Sqd of the 9oth. It was almost automatic to list the 830th since I spent several years in that sqd of the 509th Bomb Group. Tom Hayter
        • John HessMarie Pacha, Thu Jan 15 14:04
          Here's my email, and thanks so very much. I have some of the newspaper clippings from our local paper from long ago, and some copies of his service records. Where did you serve with him please? Marie ... more
          • John HessThomas B Hayter LTC USAF RET, Thu Jan 15 14:27
            Your email was not posted. I served with John on Biak and Mindora. Please send me your email. Tom Hayter Lt.Col. USAF REt.
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