2Lt. Bruno W. Waara, ASN 0-2060156

B-24 Pilot

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

Entered Service: 9 Oct 42

Assigned to Squadron - Crew #12 - 7 Feb 45

Air Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster

(Image/Info Courtesy of Waara Family)

2Lt. Bruno W. Waara, 1921-2015

Waara Crew

Back, L-R: Elda A. Starr-Engineer; Lawrence A. Wick-Radio Operator
Steve Ruffenach-Top turret gunner; Robert C. Poland-Tail turret gunner; Robert Brown-Ball turret

Front, L-R: William E. Kelly-Bombardier; Waara-Pilot; Joe A. Boyer-Copilot; Olie T. Jones-Navigator

Photo taken in Casper, Wy. in Nov 1944 before going overseas.
(Photo courtesy of Olie T. Jones & 7thBG.org)

492nd BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel