SSgt. Joseph L. Carlstrom, ASN 11009568

Aerial Gunner - Disher Crew

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 492nd Bombardment Squadron

Distinguished Flying Cross    Air Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster

SSgt. Carlstrom and crew participated in the 1st mission undertaken by the 492nd Bomb Squadron


(Image Courtesy of Fold3.com)
Raymond Disher & Crew

From Fold3.com -

Pandaveswar, India. The "Aristocrats of the Air" is the name given to this Consolidated B-24 crew of the 10th U.S. Air Force operating in India and Burma. Every member has more than 400 combat hours to his credit and has won the Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal. Standing at the side of their plane, "The Hangar Queen", they are left to right, back row:

Capt. Raymond Disher (P), 1st Lt. George Code (B), 1st Lt. Gordon Cleland (N)

Front row: TSgt. Russell Zeiss (E), SSgt. Bogert (RO), SSgt. Joseph Carlstrom (G), SSgt. Robert Latus (G), SSgt. Glen Henion (Armorer-Gunner)



492nd BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel

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