Best of the 885th BG SP
I'm working on a 4 foot X 6 foot poster for the Air Museum of Kentucky. I'm taking the 15th AAF Organizational Chart, blowing it up and adding color pictures of the most representative plane and person/crew.
1. Who is the most famous/recognized person/crew of the 885th?
2. What is the most recognized/famous plane of the 885th?
For my dad's group, the 97th B.G.:
1. Paul Tibbets, Jr.
2. The "All American"
For the 332 F.G. (Redtails):
1. Benjamin O. Davis
2. "By Request"
Son of Herman E. "Ed" Croft,
T/Sgt. Flt. Engineer of Nick Kantar crew # 90
342nd Sqdn., 97th BG (H)
Amendola Airfield Foggia, Italy
9 Oct. â€™44 - May 25, â€˜45