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Crew PILOT: Sam R.  TURNER

 Original 100th Sam R. Turner Crew photographed in the states before assignment to the ETO. This crew ditched in Lake Constance September 6, 1943. They were all interned with the exception of Joseph F. Moloney who was KIA. The crew were on their 16 mission...pw Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Aug 12, 1943 return from mission and rolled off runway due to battle Damage.
L-R: Dewitt Weir, Carmine Gallo, Harold Smith, Carter Thornton, Joseph Moloney, Vance Boswell, Sam R. Turner, William Freund, Morris Weinberg.  

MACR: 00689 CR: 00689

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT Sam R. TURNER P INT
2 LT William R. FREUND CP INT
3 LT Morris WEINBERG NAV INT
4 T/SGT Harold W. SMITH TTE INT
5 T/SGT Carmine A. GALLO ROG INT
6 SGT Joseph F. MOLONEY BTG KIA
7 S/SGT Carter F. THORNTON WG INT
8 S/SGT Dewitt J. WEIR WG INT
9 S/SGT Norman F. BRETT TG RFS
10 SGT James E. SPEAKMAN TG INT

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT Sam R. TURNER P INT
2 LT Vance R. BOSWELL BOM INT

PHOTOS:

 Sam R. Turner crew Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Crew members of the Sam R. Turner crew carrying S/Sgt Joseph F. Moloney (100th Bomb Gp) from the church at Bad Ragaz, Switzerland on October 5, 1943. The permanent US Internment site located at Adelboden, was named "Camp Joseph F. Moloney" in his honor. The Pallbearers: Front Position left to right: Lt. Sam R. Turner and T/Sgt Harold W. Smith: Rear Position left to right: Lt. Morris Weinberg and T/Sgt Carmine A. Gallo. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Services for US Airmen KIA over Germany - Oct 5, 1943. Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. (100th Photo Archives) 

 Services for US Airmen KIA over Germany - Oct 5, 1943. Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. (100th Photo Archives) 

 Sam R. Turner crew stateside, planning a flight. Crew flew aircraft named "RAUNCHY". Detailed Information Photo provided by Vance R. "Mark" Boswell 

Stateside Photo Of Lt S.R. Turner Crew. 

Sam R. Turner Crew on return from Aug 12, 1943 Mission run off end of runway due to battle damage.  

Sam R. Turner Crew on return from Aug 12, 1943 Mission run off end of runway due to battle damage.

Sam R. Turner Crew on return from Aug 12, 1943 Mission run off end of runway due to battle damage. joseph Moloney is in sweater 

Joseph Moloney's pilots at Camp Moloney, Bill  Freund-CP,  Sam Turner-P

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