Harry C. Pepon posing in military uniform   Save
Harry C. Pepon posing in military uniform
Description: Harry C. Pepon at Childress Air Force Base in Texas on the day that he received his bombardier wings, July 22, 1944. Pepon was born in Hilliard, Ohio, and served as a bombardier on a B-17 crew stationed in Italy during World War II. His plane was hit by enemy fire on its first mission to bomb a German refinery. The plane went missing and the crew was presumed dead. After the war, debris from the plane was found in Yugoslavia. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07527
Subjects: Soldiers--Ohio; Ohio History--Military Ohio; World War, 1939-1945 - Ohio; Air pilots; Aircraft accidents
Places: Childress Air Force Base (Texas)