Listed are the names of over 2,500 men and women who served in the ground echelon of the 392nd Bomb Group. The names come from military orders, the books Liberators from Wendling and 20th Century Crusaders, issues of the 392nd Bomb Group Memorial Association NEWS, squadron rosters, diaries, personal recollections, and names written next to photographs in the 392nd archives. Ranks are as they appear on the source document and do not reflect subsequent promotions. If you have corrections or additions, please contact the 392nd Bomb Group at by Clicking Here.
THE FOLLOWING IS OUR CURRENT LIST OF GROUND ECHELON'S PHOTOS WITH LAST NAMES STARTING WITH "D"
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Name Rank Unit Source Comments Photo Location d'Agnilli, John J. Pfc 577th SO#16, 9Apr43 MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk.Per Mar87 2ADA Journal, was crytographic NCO. Daggett, Norman L. 2/Lt 578th SO#61, 22Oct43; LFW assigned Dahl, Sverra T. Pvt 576th SO#5, 22Mar43 Dahlen, Karl B. T/Sgt 577th SO#84, 1Dec43 Daigle, Harris J. Pfc 465th Sub-Depot LFW D'Alessandro, Primo J. Pvt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator Dallezette, Frank S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Daly, Ernest Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW D'Amelio, John F. Sgt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Damm, Edwin E. Pvt Gp Hq and 10thStaCompSq 392, 24Mar44 Carpenter, General Daniels, Bernard Pvt 578th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic; in 578th Ordnance Dankert, Edward (NMI) S/Sgt 578th SO#1, 1Mar43 578th Communication section chief Darling, Lou Gp Hq Group Photographic Section Photographic Section #2 DaSaro, Louis J. Pvt Gp Hq SO#22, 21Apr43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic, Non-Specialist Daspit, Warren C. WO 10thStaCompSq 392, 23Jan44 Transferred to Det of Pts 77thStaHosp; 392 orders 3Mar44 transferred him to 579th. 392 orders 24Mar44 "Daspit, 492nd BG (on Detached Service this Sta) transferred to Det of Pts, 65th General Hosp" Dauber, Joe 1825th Ordnance Personnel #2 Daughdrill, Calvin H. 1/Lt 578th and 10thStaCompSq 392, 10Apr44 Per LFW, 10thStaCompSq Supply Officer Daughtrey, Elisha R. Maj Gp Hq and 10thStaCompSq LFW Sta Admin Inspector.Per LFW, was 10thStaCompsSq CO; rotated back to the US in Mar45. Dault, Marion V. Pvt 578th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator Davey, Harold L. Pvt 577th SO#24, 25Apr43 MOS 504 Davidson, Harold T. Sgt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 Per Capt Levell's roster, 576th Ground Crew #3, "A" Flight Davis, Carlisle H. Pfc 579th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer Davis, Clyde H. M/Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45 Individual #151 Ground Crew Davis, Clyde W. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was a 578th Crew Chief. Orig. 578th Grnd Crew Model T 42-52517 (nose art) C.Barber,Ankoviak,Davis,Calender Davis, Elmer (NMI) Pvt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43 MOS 501=Administrative and Technical Clerk Davis, George E. 2/Lt Gp Hq, 577th, 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 Appointed Gp Unit Supply Officer Davis, Janson K. Pvt 1287th MP Co Det A 2BD 1Jun44 MOS 343=Truck Driver, Light Davis, Leonard S. Pvt Gp Hq SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk Davis, Melvin T. Pvt 577th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator Davis, Nolan Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic Davis, Warren B. 1/Lt Gp Hq 392, 3Mar44 Temporary Duty to 392nd NTE 30 days Dawson, Franklin W. Capt 10thStaCompSq 392, 9Feb44 At various times, was Courts and Boards Officer, Unit Claims Officer, Summary Court Officer, Asst Sta Adj, 10thStaCompSq CO and Sta Admin Inspector 392nd Staff Officers 3May45 Dean, Thomas L. Pvt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Munitions Worker DeArmond, Marion A. Pvt 577th SO#14, 6Apr43 MOS 756 = AAF Radio Operator and Mechanic Individual Photo DeBay, Joseph P. T/5 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW Deherity, Joseph W. Pvt 577th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic DeLaCrosa, Jose Y. Pvt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43 MOS 521=Airman Basic DeLay, Zura V. S/Sgt 1May45 Trolley mission list DelBueno, Nicholas R. Pfc 576th SO#19, 14Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer Delgado, Saturnino P. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was a Cook. DeMarco, Michael Pfc 10thStaCompSq LFW Demaree, Marion W. Pvt 576th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Deneen, LeRoy M. Pvt 578th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 345 = Ordnance Light Truck Driver Denune, Robert L. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator Derby, Carl C. T/Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45 Crew Chief T/Sgt Derby and his men Derey, Marion H. Pvt 578th SO#10, 30Mar43 MOS 474 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic; Crew Chief Individual photo Derey, Miller, Hiner Dergo, Stephen A. Pfc 579th SO#17, 10Apr43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic.Per LFW, a M/Sgt and 579th Crew Chief; a Choirmaster turned mechanic whose B-24 had flown 125 consecutive missions without an abort Individual photo Short Snorter Ground Crew fm June82 2ADA Journal Derin, Charles G. Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW Derry, Thomas C. T/3 Gp Hq (Medical Section) SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 055 = Clerk, General Desautell, Lawrence E. Pvt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43; 392, 3Mar44 MOS 060 = Cook Detty, Harold L. Pfc 577th SO#10, 30Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic; a Crew Chief, YMCA Flying Service. Solomon crew B.R. Shaw crew #2 Devendorf, Robert C. Cpl 264th Medical Disp LFW Devendorf, Robert G. Pfc 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 409 = Medical Technician Devey, Todd W. Pfc 576th SO#10, 30Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Devoe Harvey B. Jr. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 945 = Photo Lab Technician Individual Photo DeWar, William Cpl 577th 577 roster 2May45 Diaz, Bienbenido E. Pfc 579th SO#25, 26Apr43 MOS 756 = AAF Radio Operator and Mechanic Dick, Joseph N. Cpl 577th 577 roster 2May45 Dickinson, Rex O. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 678 = Power Turret and Gunsight Mechanic (Sperry) 578th Sqdn Armament Section DiCola, William A. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 060 = Cook.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was Asst Mess Sgt. DiCola and Harned Diera, Donald C. Cpl 576th SO#271, 22Dec44 TD for GEE-H equipment instruction. Dieterle, George O. Sgt 578th SO#10, 30Mar43 578th Stock Room (Mess Hall).Per LFW, 578th C.W.B. Dietrich, Charles Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Dietz, Jerome D. Sgt 579th SO#72, 30Mar45 MOS change from 911 to 538.Assigned per SO#66, 23Mar45.Per SO#73, 1Apr45, placed on duty requiring regular and frequent aerial flights. Diffendale, William Gp Hq Gp Photographic Section William Diffendale; Photographic Section; Photographic Section #3; Photographic Section #2 DiGeorge Cpl 1217th QM Svc Gp 1217th QM Co 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS Dikes, Leo A. Pvt 579th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 931 = Heavy Automotive Equipment Operator DiLeo, Daniel A. Pvt 578th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic Dillahunty, Quintus Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45 Dilly, Pierre E. S/Sgt 577th SO#263, 13Dec44 TD for Sighting and Harmonization School. Dilworth, Edmund R. Capt 576th 392, 1Jul43 576th Sqdn Mess Officer.Per LFW, 576th Executive Officer 576th Sqdn Officers #1
576th Sqdn Officers #2
DiMarino, Thomas Cpl 576th and 578th 392, 3Mar44 Cook Dimino S/Sgt 576th Capt Levell's roster Electrical Specialist Dina, Paul Pvt 578th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was C&B Clerk. Individual Harned, Fewkes and Dina Dingwall, Thomas S/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot LFW Dinsmore, Walter F. Pfc 579th 392, 23Jan44 Dion, Gerald J. Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 239 = Teletypewriter Mechanic Dirks, Earl C. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk 578th Ground Crewmen Dirks, Karl C. Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Operations Clerk (Gp) DiStefano Joseph Jr. Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 MOS 070 = Draftsman 578th Ground Crewmen Timmerman, Spinelli and Distefano Ditch, Edward (NMI) T/5 Det "A" 806th Cml Co. 392, 11Apr45 MOS changed from 532 (Airman Basic)(Truck Driver, Light) Ditch, Edward R. Pfc 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 409 = Medical Technician Divietro, Edward J. Pfc 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 409 = Medical Technician Dixon, Rudolph H. Cpl 577th 392, 3Mar44 Airplane & Engine Mechanic Dobracki, John C. Pvt 578th SO#17, 10Apr43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Crew Chief Ernie Barber; Barber, Dobracki, Biddle, Maloy Orig 578th Grnd Crew Dodd, Frank D. 1/Lt Topeka 31Aug43 Flew to Wendling with 576th aircrews.Per Feb93 News was a Sqdn Communications Officer Dodge, Bruce M. Cpl 576th 392, 3Mar44 Airplane Armorer Doherty, James C. Cpl 577th SO#1, 1Mar43 Doherty, Thomas D. Pfc 576 SO#135, 18Jul44 MOS change from 521 to 050.39095907Per SO#72, 30Mar45, MOS change from 050 to 405.Per SO#49, 4Mar45, tried on 27Feb45 by Summary CM, this command, for being drunk in station--amt ofmoney adjudicated to be forfeited in excess of $19 is rescinded because it is above the legal maximum, will be remitted. Dominguez, Frank Pvt 578th SO#10, 30Mar43 MOS 050 = Carpenter, General Hardin,Mann,Dominguez,Hughes Domenichini, Robert L. Pfc 576th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer Donabour, Theodore E. Pvt 579th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Donahue, Harold D. Pfc 1287th MP Co Det A LFW Donahue, Vincent Pfc 576th SO#22, 21Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer Donnelly, John M. M/Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45 Donovan, Edward B. Pvt 579th SO#24, 25Apr43 MOS 504 Donovan, John R. Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Airplane Mechanic Donovan, Roy R. S/Sgt 576th SO#277, 29Dec44 MOS change from 860 to 853.Per SO#256, 4Dec44, TD for Loran equip training.Per OO#1, 25May45, returned to Bradley Field CT aboard 41-29527. Doolittle, Lee A. Sgt 392nd crash crew Was awarded the Soldier's Medal for heroic actions on 5Dec43.In Jan44, he was transferred to the 453rd BG. Sgt Lee A. Doolittle receiving Soldier's Medal Dority, Everett W. 2/Lt 1825th SO#85, 2Dec43 attached to 1825th Ord Dorin, Charles G. Cpl 465th Sub-Depot Dorman, Ray O. Pvt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator Dosch, Carl J. S/Sgt 1217th QM Svc Gp LFW Dougala, Wesley W. Sgt 1May45 Trolley mission list Doucette, Arthur J. Pfc 579th SO#19, 14Apr43 MOS 902 = Weapons Mechanic, Aircraft Dow, Benjamin S. Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 239 = Teletypewriter Mechanic Dougherty, John T. Pvt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43 MOS 257 = Welder, Acetylene Dowling, Thomas E. Capt 579th LFW 579th Sq Armament Officer Dowling, William B. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic.578th Crew Chief Bowling & Dowling Bolding, Leonard, Dowling Doyle, Carl M. Pvt 577th SO#11, 1Apr43 Welder, Combination Dozoretz, Ralph S/Sgt 579th SO#11, 13Jan45 MOS change from 860 to 853. Per SO#66, 23Mar45, TD for 16 days for a course in maint of GEE-H equip.Flew to Bradley Field CT on 44-50545 per OO#1, 25May45; MOS 853. Dragoo, Curtin S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Drechsler, Raymond E. Pvt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 555 = Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker Dreher, Joseph H. T/Sgt 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW Duane, Lester J. Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW Duarte, Louis Pfc 576th 9May45 Trolley mission list Dudas, Nicholas E. Cpl 576th SO#19, 14Apr43 Dudley Sr, Kline O. Pvt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43 MOS 678=Power Turret and Gunsight Mechanic (Sperry). Goldsby & Dudley Duff, Allen L. Lt 578th LFW 578th Director of Training.Operations Officer per Dec 84 2ADA Journal Duff, Fredrich Lt 10thStaCompSq and 1287th MP Co Det A LFW Transferred from 10thStaComp to 1287th MP Co Det A as Asst Provost Marshal and Executive Officer Duffey, Edward J. Pvt Det A, 1287th MPs SO#22, 4Feb44 transferred to Disciplinary Training Center No. 2912 per Special Courts Martial Order #5, 392nd BG on 20Jan44.19061941 Duke, Harry B. Pvt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 555 = Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker Dukevik, Walter Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Dullahunty, Q. Sgt 576th LFW Cook Dullion, Dan T/4 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW Dumas, Helen American Red Cross Dumont, George J. Pvt 577th and 1287th MP Co (AVN) 392, 3Mar44 Airman Basic Duncan, James D. Cpl 576th and 579th 392, 11Apr44 Cook Dunlap, Walter T. Pfc Gp Hq 392, 24Mar44 MOS 590 = Laborer Duozinske, Stephen J. Pfc 577th 577 roster 2May45 Duplantis, Emile J. Pvt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Dupre, George D. Pfc 579th and 577th SO#20, 16Apr43 MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk Duquette, Ralph R. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 826 = AF Technical Supply NCO Durante, Angelo D. Pvt 1825th Ord GO#3, 30May44 Awarded the Good Conduct Medal. Durate, Louis Pvt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43 MOS 521= Airman Basic Durco, Joseph R. S/Sgt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43 Aircraft Armorer Durham, Ralph O. 1/Lt 576th roster dtd 25Feb44 576th Communications Officer; arrived per SO#26, 14Feb44 Durka, Chester F. M/Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45 Dye, Charles E. 1/Lt 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW Sta Ammunition Officer Ordnance Officeres 14 July 44 Rusling and Dye Dye, Othal M. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic.Per 392 orders 3Mar44, had MOS 832. Dyeberg, Julius A. Pvt 577th 392, 3Mar44 Automotive Equipment Operator Dyznarswitz, Alfred S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Dzurco, Steve G. M/Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45
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