Airmen returning home, Bradley Field, Windsor Locks, May 22, 1945

Airmen returning home, Bradley Field, Windsor Locks, May 22, 1945

Caption: "HOME FROM BLASTING THE GERMANS These Yank Airmen beam broadly as they look out from their bomber, following their arrival at Bradley Field, Windsor Locks, Conn., May 22, on a flight from Europe. Left to Right: (Front) S/Sgt. Lou Singer, Brooklyn, N.Y.; S/Sgt. Henry Spears, Harmony, Okla.; T/Sgt. Charles Smith, St. Louisville, SC.; S/Sgt. Paul Bordevich, Long Beach, Calif.; (2nd Row) S/Sgt. Joseph Carl, Altoona, Pa.; T/Sgt. Charles Leach, Maroa, Ill.; Capt. Elmer Schindler, Cleveland, O.; Lt. Edward Fronko, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Lt. Orville Burda, Dickens, N.D., and Lt. John Cooley, Chicago, Ill. In their bomber "Hell Hen," they helped to bomb Germany out of the war. They are among 1,075 airmen of the 8th and 15th Air Forces who are being returned to the U.S. for furloughs, after which many will go to the Pacific for action against the Japs."; Associated Press