John Palm crew was assigned to the 512th Squadron. There are no known photos of the crew.
The crew was flying the B-24 "Brewery Wagon" on the August 1, 1943 Operation Tidalwave, the low level raid on the Ploesti oilfields. The plane was shot down by fighters.
The crew members were:
Palm, John D. 666805 Pilot
Love, William F. 735410 Copilot
Wright, William M. 794189 Navigator
Stickler, Lawrence R. 733111 Bombardier
Reckinson, Alexander P. 35284867 Engineer
Block, Harold (NMI) 12039839 Radio
Robertson, Dallas A. 35490909 Gunner
Thompson, William E. 14081874 Gunner
Chastain, Austin D. 37222013 Gunner
Snyder, Clay E. 35213797 Ball Turret