Bomber Boys


Included in the KBL Family Collection are more than 200 items, including artifacts, ephemera, images, letters, and a diary from 1945. The following sampler provides insights into the life and service of men in the 445th squadron of the 321st Bomb Group, 57th Bomb Wing, 12th Army Air Corps who served in the European/Mediterranean Theater. All are from the KBL Family Collection, with the exception of the troop ship bunks which is from the National Archives. Each item provides a piece of the puzzle that was a bomber boy’s life during World War II, and specifically between 1943-1945.

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