Hello my grandfather was a nosegunner in the 449th bomb group in stationed in Italy in 1944-45 His name is NADE HABSHEY and he passed October 2012. His wife and my grandmother passed this August 2020. He had an everlasting love for aviation and aircraft. He told me great detailed stories of flying on a B-24 bomber and the He would play documentaries about the B-24 for me as a little kid. He always noted the adrenaline rush from being in the air for the first time fighting in another country. I can only imagine what the experience was like.