487th Bomb Group (H)
Station 137 - Lavenham, Suffolk, UK
22-Sep-43 to 7-Nov-45

Bernard C. Smith Crew - 839th Squadron
Front row: Edward A. Strauss (copilot) 1st on right
Others are unidentified
This photo most likely taken during service with 487th in Lavenham
Smith crew arriving on 24-July-44 consisted of: Bernard C. Smith (pilot), Edward A. Strauss (copilot), Billy E. Giermann (navigator), Edward A. Bentley (bombardier), Frederick S. Brumbach (radio operator), Marvin E. Borntrager (flight engineer), George Mavredakis (armorer gunner), Deane W. Apperson (aerial gunner), Roy R. Hornbuckle (aerial gunner), John R. Seman (aerial gunner)
(Photo provided by Harrison Strauss, grandson of Edward Strauss)


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