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(I'd like to sincerely thank Joe Zehren for sharing the history of this crew with me. The story and these photos are priceless. It is my honor to display them on this website.)

John Zehren & "Crew 66"

1Lt. John G. Zehren, ASN O-547149

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 9th Bombardment Squadron

B-24 Pilot

Enlisted: 28 Jan 42    KNB: 6 June 45

Distinguished Flying Cross    Air Medal

(Images/Info Courtesy of Joe Zehren)

Lt. Zehren's Military Timeline


Cadet, F/O John George Zehren, T-122293












Condolences from President Harry S. Truman. (Click to enlarge)




1st Lt. John J. Folander, ASN 0817412

Co-Pilot

Distinguished Flying Cross    Air Medal w/2 OLC    Purple Heart    Asia-Pacific Medal






2nd Lt. Robert J. Crosson, ASN 0698267

Navigator

Distinguished Flying Cross    Air Medal






2Lt. Charles G. Reisinger, ASN 0693508

Bombardier






S/Sgt. Charles D. Whalen, ASN 36723020

Flight Engineer

47 Combat Missions    (413 Hours:25 Minutes)

Distinguished Flying Cross    Air Medal w/OLC

Wartime Recollections of Sgt. Whalen










S/Sgt. Ira McClanahan, ASN 39559897

Radio Operator






Sgt. William Bettarel, ASN 36576148

Gunner






Sgt. John A. "Red" Hyatt, ASN 31049829

Gunner








Sgt. George J. Lawrence, ASN 16056234

Gunner






Sgt. Thomas A. Lawson, ASN 19176642

Gunner


















Crosson & Lawrence


Crosson & Zehren


Mansfield & Whalen






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