Standing (L to R): Lynn Kinnamon (B); Victor Kirsch (N); Robert Lang (CP); Harry Synder (P). Middle Row (L to R): Douglas Flodstrom (WG); L. Edgar Gott (RO); Robert Spillman (TG); Thomas Campbell (FE). Front Row (L to R): Robert Kaley (NG); Jack Wilson (BG)

  • SNYDER, Harry C., Pilot/Asst Group Chaplin
  • LANG, Robert E., Co-Pilot
  • Kusch, Victor H, Navigator
  • KINNAMON, Lynn R., Bombardier
  • CAMPBELL, Thomas E, Ft/Eng
  • GOTT, L. Edgar, Radio/Op
  • KALEY, Robert L., Nose Gunner
  • SPILLMAN, Robert O., Tail Gunner
  • WILSON, Jack (NMI), Ball Gunner
  • FLODSTROM, Douglas (NMI), Waist Gunner

Lt. Harry C. Snyder

Lt. Harry C. Snyder

My father in law, 1LT Harry C. Snyder, was a B24 pilot with the 449th Bomb Group. Harry is now living near us in Maine. He is doing well and wanted me to say hello to all of you on his behalf.

Ronda Snyder
Sidney, Maine USA

717th Squadron

717logoEdward J. Sass, Jr. was the origi­nal C.O. from June ‘43 to December ’44. Shelby McArthur became C.O. in December ‘44 and remained so until February ‘45. From February ‘45 to May ’45, Wilbur Parker was the C.O.

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