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WALTER W. HUNSINGER CREW - 360th BS
(crew assigned 360BS: 16 Apr 1945 - photo: 17 Apr 1945)

(Back L-R) Sgt Garrison W. Boyce (LWG),
2Lt Arthur J. Fisher (N), 2Lt Clark L. Aubel (CP),
2Lt Walter W. Hunsinger (P), S/Sgt Sebastiano "Sam" F. DiNoto (E)

(Front L-R) Sgt Robert K. Blasi (R), Sgt Francis W. Gaffney (TG),
Sgt R F Bird (RWG), Sgt Henry H. Fales, Jr. (BTG)




WALTER W. HUNSINGER CREW - 360th BS
(photo: Topeka, Kansas, March 1945 with the new B-17G the crew flew to England)

The route to England was: Grenier Field, Manchester NH; Goose Bay, Labrador; Reykjavik Iceland; Valley, Wales; Stone, Staffordshire, England on 17 Apr 1945

(Back L-R) 2Lt Walter W. Hunsinger (P), 2Lt Arthur J. Fisher (N), 2Lt Clark L. Aubel (CP)

(Front L-R) Sgt Francis W. Gaffney (TG), S/Sgt Sebastiano "Sam" F. DiNoto (E),
Sgt Garrison W. Boyce (LWG), Sgt Robert K. Blasi (R),
Sgt R F Bird (RWG), Sgt Henry H. Fales, Jr. (BTG)



2Lt Walter W. Hunsinger (P), 2Lt Arthur J. Fisher (N),
2Lt Clark L. Aubel (CP)
Crew Note:
The Hunsinger Crew was one of ten crews (91 men) to be assigned to the 303rd BG(H) on 16 & 17 April 1945. These crews were the last to be assigned to the 303rd BG(H) at Molesworth. They arrived too late to fly any combat missions, but these last ten crews are all a very significant part of the 303rd BG(H) history and heritage. The ten no-mission crews were:

S/Sgt Sam DiNoto, Flight Engineer, in the Tail Gunner position. Photo was taken in July 1945 on the trip home from Molesworth. The crew of nine were on board, plus 11 ground crewmen from the 385th Bomb Group.

[photos courtesy of Sam DiNoto]