1944 — Italy
Harry was born in Pa. in 1918, he enlisted as a private n the Army in Phila. PA. on 6 Feb. 1942. He was a Chauffer/Bus driver as an occupation and was still single. Harry eventually learned all the skills necessiary to become an Engineer on an Airplane as well as an Aerial Gunner and was assigned to the B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber and was given to the 321st Bomb Group and the 445th Bomb Squad that went over to the Mediterranean Theatre. The B-25's of the 321st BG were called the BOBCATS and held an EXCELLENT record on hitting their 'small' Targets, which earned them the name of the "Bridge Busters" The B-25 Groups were called the "Hard-Luck" Group because they flew mostly at FLAK altitude.
321stBG Historian, Barbi Ennis Connolly (MORE to Come !)