WWII Veterans of the 412th Fighter Squadron, 373rd Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, USAAF

412th Wolf insignia courtesy of Bruce Lowell and Bob Colangelo

Photos and Archives

Our first base

Tour-en-Bessin, July 1944

Tour-en-Bessin, July 1944

That's Pilot Lt. Don Raine behind the mask.

Tour-en-Bessin, July 1944


Pilot Don Raine
Jerry Amato
Al Boerger

Best of buddies

Hunsberger and Hollingsworth.

Lt. Irving Hunsberger developed propeller troubles 1 mile S.W. of Mervieilliers 19 July 1944. POW until end of war.
click here for MACR 7171

Lt. Hollingsworth went down 13 Aug 1944 10 miles N.E. of Falaise and remained POW until after the war.
click here for MACR 8518

Our second base

in St. James, Aug 1944.

Capt. Gerard  Eger has "borrowed" Don Raine's plane.

St. James, Aug 1944.

Pilot Capt. Bob Damico.

Pilot Lt. John Kelly.

Pilot Lt. Ted Pilch.

Pilot Lt. Russ Gradel and "Poon".

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last update: 12 Apr 05