Staff sgt William SammonWas gunner in Unphres crew .

by Jack Sammon

Went down on 46th mission . They ended up on 3 then 2 and finnaly one engine returning from Ploesti. Entire crew including photographer on his first mission , balled out . All survived.Co pilot evaded . Rest became pow He was captured in Albania ,passed through Berlin during air raid while on way to Frankfort .Passed through Berlin again on way to pow camp .Passed through Berlin on way to pow camp . Bombed again. He spent several months in camp in then Pomerania , later Poland . Was marched west as Russians advanced . He ended up in Nuremberg at wars ended . He retired from USAF after 25 yrs

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My Trip to San Pancrazio

October 2019


DATES: Sep 15-18, 2022

CITY:Wichita, KS

HOTEL: Wichita Marriott

9100 Corporate Hills Dr.

Wichita, KS


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previous reunions

For Sale

The Other Doolittle Raid

The Broken Wings of Zlatibor

The Liberandos

Three Crawford Brothers

Liberando: Reflections of a Reluctant Warrior

376th Bomb Group Mission History

The Last Liberator

Full Circle

Shadows of Wings

Ten Men, A "Flying Boxcar," and A War

I Survived Ploesti

A Measure of Life

Shot Down In Yugoslavia

Stories of My Life


Born in Battle

Bombardier's Diary

Lost Airmen