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The Official 444th Bombardment Group Association

 

Without Hesitation

Col. Sherman W. Wilkins - USAF

This page is dedictaed to "Wilkie" & his crew.  Col. Wilkins was an original "Battle of Kansas" B-29er and has been a great friend to the 444th BG Association.  We truly appreciate his guidance and support.

Col. "Sherm" Wilkins took his last flight on 07/31/05 - Godspeed Sherm, we'll miss you, and never forget you.

All of the items on this page were donated by, and are the sole property of  the Wilkins family & the 444th BG Assoc. (except where noted).

 

Sherm in Training: B-24, 1943

 

 

Air Crew Training w/ B-17 - 1943

 

Air-Crew of "The Agitator" - India 1944

 

Gun-Crew of "The Agitator" - India 1944 

 

Ground-Crew of the "Agitator" - India 1944

 

Mission Planning - China,  1944

 

Landing in India - 1944

 

 

 

Air-Crew of the "THE AGITATOR, II" - 1945

 

Ground Crew - 1945

 

Sherm by his tent (home sweet home!)  -  Tinian,  1945

 

Color photo - (c) Charles Harper

 

 

Post WW-II: Continued Service

 

B-47 Fight - 1954

 

SAC B-47's - Morocco,  1956

 

B-52D - McCoy AFB, FL.,  1963

 

 

OTHER AIRCRAFT FLOWN:

 

PT-17

 

P-38L

 

P-40E

 

P-47LD

 

T-39A

 

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