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Crew PILOT: Kenneth I.  MENZIE

On 7/10/43 Special Orders #21 (Hdq. 3rd Bomber Division) the following crew was 
transferred from the 100th Bomb. Gp To the 482nd Bomb.Gp for Pathfinder training. Crew departed Thorpe Abbotts on 10/10/43 for Alconbury to join the 482 Bomb Group (Pathfinders)

 1st Lt Kenneth I.Menzie   P 
* 2nd Lt Kenneth O. Blair CP
   2nd Lt Vanden J.Willey NAV
* Capt Norris G. Norman  BOM 
  Sgt Jerry (nmi)Korman ( from Lt Amiero Crew)
* T/Sgt James E.Parks  TTE
* Sgt Blazier Paddy  TG
* Sgt Lewis D.Miller  BTG
  Sgt Gordon D.Griffith
* Sgt Britton I.Smith  WG

Crew Photo Capt. Menzie Crew at Alconbury with 482nd BG
Standing L-R 1st Lt Kenneth O. Blair-CP, Capt Kenneth Menzie-P , Capt Norris G. Norman-BOM  
 Kneeling L-R Sgt Jerry Korman-ROG, ?, Britton I. Smith-WG, ?, ?, ?,  

Photo courtesy of Lewis D. Miller

Crew Members:

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Kenneth I. MENZIE CP/P CPT
2 LT Kenneth O. BLAIR CP CPT
3 LT Norris G. NORMAN BOM WIA
4 T/SGT James E. PARKS TTE WIA
5 S/SGT Jerry KORMAN ROG XFR
6 S/SGT Lewis D. MILLER BTG CPT
7 S/SGT Britton I. SMITH WG CPT
8 S/SGT Blazier PADDY TG CPT

Crew 3

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Kenneth I. MENZIE CP/P CPT
2 LT Vanden J. WILLEY NAV XFR
3 SGT Gordon D. GRIFFITH WG XFR

PHOTOS:

812th Bomb Squadron, 482nd Bomb Group (P) at Alconbury. Photo courtesy of Lewis D. Miller.