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Military Cinema Presents, Combat film of the 301st BG in WWII on DVD.

Archival Combat Film Footage DVD of the 5th Bomb Wing and 301st BG.


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Sgt. Lloyd Blevins - 352nd Squadron

Sgt. Lloyd Blevins died on May 20, 1944, when a P-51 was playing tag with other AAF fighters over the Lucera airfield lost engine power, crashed while attempting a dead stick landing, and caught fire. A crowd of onlookers surged around the Mustang just as a short-circuit triggered the fighter's guns, killing six men in addition to the pilot and injuring six others. The majority of the casualties were black troops guarding the airfield, although two men from the 301st were among the dead, Sgt. Lloyd Blevins of the 352nd BS, and Private Roger Lawn of the 353rd BS. Lloyd Blevins One Main Street
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  • July 26, 1944 Revisited in 2009 by Bill Brainard
  • Personal Album of Robert Rawles
  • Personal Album of Thaddeus T. Crump
  • Personal Album of Thomas A. Coyne
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  • 2LT Bernard Levy 301st BG 301st HQ
  • 2LT Sidney Johnson 301st BG 32nd BS
  • TSGT John Zoutte 301st BG 32nd BS
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  • PVT Francis Debski 301st BG 353rd BS


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