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Crew PILOT: James S.  SEAMANS

 James E. Seamans crew. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT James S. SEAMANS P CPT
2 LT Clyde W. LOLLIS CP CPT
3 CAPT George L. RHOADES NAV CPT
4 CAPT William R. BRICE BOM CPT
5 S/SGT Paul A. ROSS TTE CPT
6 T/SGT Herbert A. GRAND ROG CPT
7 CAPT Earl L. FRYE RAD CPT
8 T/SGT Homer GOODMAN BTG CPT
9 SGT Anthony T. SCHIMMEL WG NOC
10 S/SGT John J. SHEEHAN WG WIA
11 S/SGT Edward J. TATRO TG CPT

PHOTOS:

Jacket of Jim Seamans, pilot of Seamans' Deamons. (from Mike Faley personal collection)

Back view of Homer Goodman's A2 for Seamans' Deamons.   (Photo courtesy of Ron and Carol Batley)

Homer Goodman and front view of Seamans' Deamons A2.(Photo courtesy of Ron and Carol Batley)

Homer Goodman, the last of the Seamons Deamons B-17 Crew, 100th Bomb Group has passed away. The last four, Captain Jim Seamons, Radioman Herb Grand, Gunners Ed J. Tatro and Homer Goodman passed in the last year. A real group of American Heros. Having been shot down on their last mission but making it back after a crash landing.  They were credited with 30 mission as lead plane thus qualifying  to be sent home November 1944. We were lucky to have had them and to have enjoyed their stories and perils at several 100th Bomb Group Reunions these passed years. Great men with wonderful families.  RIP

Shared my brothers post. Our dad Ed Tatro went to his glory in October of 2016. These men and all WW2 VETERANS, were the Real Heroes!

Homer Goodman, the last of the Seamons Deamons B-17 Crew, 100th Bomb Group has passed away. The last four, Captain Jim Seamons, Radioman Herb Grand, Gunners Ed J. Tatro and Homer Goodman passed in the last year. A real group of American Heros. Having been shot down on their last mission but making it back after a crash landing.  They were credited with 30 mission as lead plane thus qualifying  to be sent home November 1944. We were lucky to have had them and to have enjoyed their stories and perils at several 100th Bomb Group Reunions these passed years. Great men with wonderful families.  RIP

Shared my brothers post. Our dad Ed Tatro went to his glory in October of 2016. These men and all WW2 VETERANS, were the Real Heroes!

Seamans’ Demons A-2 Jacket, owner unk?