398th Bomb Group

S/Sgt. Leon R. Kershaw's Diary

Ball Turret Gunner, 601st Squadron

S/Sgt. Leon R. Kershaw was the Ball Turret Gunner for the Richard S. Hosman Crew. During 1944 and 1945 this crew was based in Nuthampstead, England. The Hosman Crew was in the 601st Squadron of the 398th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. The diary covers the period from 11 October 1944 to 21 April 1945. and includes 30 combat missions along with many non-mission entries.

  1. S/Sgt. Leon R. Kershaw's Diary