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.

Airmen and POW's Rescued by Slovene PartisansAl Eppestine War LogAlbert F. BoyhanAlbin "Bud" Hilde from Elmer BrockmeierAllied Presence on Vis 1943-43BDN August 1, 1945Blaine BriggsCharles Leo StarkColonel StefonowiczCyril G. LevineDello H. Newkirk Flight Log 1Dello H. Newkirk Flight Log 2Dello H. Newkirk Flight Log 3Dominic Battistella38th AAF Anniv @ Dow Field    Gordon K. Butts *Harold BennettHarry Fryar's WarHerb GuinessHerb Guiness Video Invasion Story  James B. BeaneJack I. BennettJohn Botley Flight LogJohn Cooney100th Mission Story   Last Flight of the Fickle Finger       Lindley MillerLyle Baker StoryMarvin L. BotkinMemoirs of Maj. James B. BeaneRussell Smith    Plan Baker Red Force=A Mission to ViennaRE Smith My Life in the ServiceSaga of the Extra JokerThe Memoirs of Harry O. RohdeVincent R ReisWalt & Rocky

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