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457th Bomb Group 457th Bomber Crews
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Photo of "Dean" Crew donated by Peggy Racine, daughter-in-law of co-pilot Emile E. Racine.
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John White crew (Top photo: Front row: Dick Seely, Tail gunner, Al Williams, waist gunner, Leonard Johnson, waist gunner, Joe Geller, ball turret, Howard Wilcox, flight engineer. Back row: Jerry Whitman, radio operator, John White, pilot , Hillary Smalling, co-pilot, Leon Zimmerman, Bombardier, Jack Landsman, Navigator)

Bottom photo: John White, Pilot, Hillary Smalling, Jack Landsman, Navigator, Leon Zimmerman, Bombardier. Crew # 439 457th Bomb Group 751st Squadron, Taken September 5, 1944

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The Lt. Joseph "Jim" Neff Crew: Back Row - left to right: S/Sgt. Homer O. Reich (Alternate Crew Gunner); S/Sgt. George R. Coughlin (Ball Turret); S/Sgt. Virgil Ekstrand (Waist Gunner); Lt. Claude H. Hubbard (Co-Pilot); S/Sgt. Fredrick C. Cope (Tail Gunner); T/Sgt. William J. Gassen (Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner); Front Row - left to right: T/Sgt. Joseph F. Carney (Radio Operator); S/Sgt. Berton Rosenberg (Chin Turret Gunner); Lt. Cecil E. Lohn (Navigator); Lt. Joseph James Neff (Pilot). (S/Sgt. Homer O. Reich was a Waist Gunner listed w/457th Bomb Group, 749th Squadron and also flew with the Lt. Dale J. Jeffers Crew) (Researched by Alan Morton)
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Officers from Salo crew (courtesy Bob Benos)
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B-17 crewmen on wing; Nick Benos is 3rd from right; lowest is Gaspar Casciano (courtesy Bob Benos)
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Nick Benos, ball turret gunner (courtesy Bob Benos)
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Crewmen of Salo crew; Nick Benos is middle, bottom row (courtesy Bob Benos)
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Crewmen of Salo crew; Nick Benos is third from left (courtesy Bob Benos)
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Nick Benos in cold weather gear (courtesy Bob Benos)
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(Courtesy Bob Benos)
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(Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Crew of "That's my Baby" (Courtesy Bob Benos)
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(Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Ground crewmen of Salo crew (Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Nick Benos(Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Salo crewman, possibly Sol Bachos (Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Salo crew; Nick Benos is top row, first from left(Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Salo crewman, unidentified (Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Salo crew; Nick Benos is bottom right; Gaspar Casciano is bottom left (Courtesy Bob Benos)
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Salo crew; Nick Benos (Courtesy Bob Benos)
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