I am looking for any informati...
Email: [url "mailto:Lizard05b@irwin.army.mil."]Lizard05b@irwin.army.mil.[/url] Imported from Discus on 1/2/2002
I am looking for any information/contacts/photos related to my Dad (1LT Charles Softy) or his crew. He was the pilot of a B-24 named "ALLEY OOP" belonging to 780th squadron, 465th Bomb Group, 55th Wing, 15th Air Force. He and his crew were shot down Dec 2, 1944 over Poland following a mission to Blechhammer, Germany. Crew members include:
John Schlomer(Engineer); James Long(radioman); Bill Haight (Navigator);Harry Millington (Tail Gunner); Ted Withington (Pilot);Ken Hardesty (Waist Gunner);Bill Johnson (Bombadier);Jerry Jackelen (Ball Gunner);Harry Weaver (Waist Gunner);Charles Softy (Pilot).
MAJ Gregg Softy
4046A Soda Mountain Drive
Fort Irwin, CA 92310