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"We Remember"
by Dwayne O'Brien

2nd Lt. William H. Harvey
722nd Squadron

William harvey

Picture courtesy of William H. Harvey


Bill Harvey was the bombardier when the B-24 "Maiden USA" was shot down on April 25, 1944. Six crew members were killed, four were taken as POW's.

Bill bailed out wounded, evaded for a short time but was captured and taken to Stalag Luft III, Sagan, Poland.
In January 1945 the POW's were forced marched in a blinding snow storm and then box cared to Nurnburg. In April 1945 they were again forced marched, this time to Moosburg, Germany.
The camp (and Bill) was liberated April 29, 1945.

Recalled for Korea, Bill flew 52 missions in A/B-26 aircraft of the 34th Sgd. 17th Bomb Group as a bombardier/navigator.
He retired as a major and joined Boston University. He retired from BU as associate dean of the School of Public Communication.

His decorations include 2 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 4 Air Medals, Air Force Commendation Medal, 3 Distinguished Unit Citations, Purple Heart and twelve others.

Bill Harvey


Link to Crew Picture

This information courtesy of 450th Bomb Group (H) The "Cottontails" of WWII and Turner Publishing Company
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