451st Bombardment Group (H) 15th Air Force

451st Bomb Group (H) Stories

As was the case with most of the units that made up the Fifteenth Air Force, there are stories that help to describe what was experienced by the men serving during WWII. The following stories are good examples coming from the files of men who actually served, or from their relatives.

38th AAF Anniv @ Dow FieldLyle Baker Story James B. BeaneMemoirs of Maj. James B. Beane Jack I. Bennett John Cooney Harry Fryar's War Invasion Story Cyril G. Levine 100th Mission Story  Dominic Battistella   The Memoirs of Harry O. RohdeHarold BennettBlaine Briggs Charles Leo Stark Colonel Stefonowicz Walt & Rocky Albert F. Boyhan Herb GuinessHerb Guiness VideoRussell SmithRE Smith My Life in the Service Lindley Miller Vincent R ReisGordon K. Butts *John Botley Flight LogAl Eppestine War LogAlbin "Bud" Hilde from Elmer BrockmeierAirmen and POW's Rescued by Slovene Partisans Last Flight of the Fickle FingerSaga of the Extra Joker Plan Baker Red Force=A Mission to Vienna

* With permission by the author, Harry Spiller.  See the Books section to purchase "American POWs in World War II".