398th Bomb Group

S/Sgt. William E. Auten's Diary

Armorer - Waist Gunner, 601st Squadron

S/Sgt. William E. Auten was the Armorer - Waist Gunner for the Raymond A. Hernden Crew. During 1945 this crew was based in Nuthampstead, England. The Hernden Crew was in the 601st Squadron of the 398th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. The diary covers the period from 30 January 1945 to 13 June 1945. and includes 17 combat missions along with many non-mission entries.

  1. S/Sgt. William E. Auten's Diary