Harry C. Pepon with soldier posing in uniform   Save
Harry C. Pepon with soldier posing in uniform
Description: Harry Pepon (right) and an unidentified member of his crew in Italy, 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: AL07528
Subjects: Soldiers--Ohio; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Aircraft accidents; Air pilots; Military uniforms; World War, 1939-1945 - Ohio
Places: Italy