Stephen Sweeney

T/Sgt Stephen M Sweeney was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Radio Operator.

Man's Best Friend: Sweeney a Radio Operator / Gunner with Adolph. - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Man's Best Friend: Sweeney a Radio Operator / Gunner with Adolph.

From Peter Kleist page Peter is seen in this picture petting Adolph the mascot. Sgt Sweeney (gunner) and Adolph where featured on the cover of YANK magazine July 7, 1944. Adolph returned to the states with Sweeney. Another crewman, John W. Terrell is standing 3rd from the right. Bachelors DELIGHT may lay claim to the most missions completed at 123.  - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

From Peter Kleist page Peter is seen in this picture petting Adolph the mascot. Sgt Sweeney (gunner) and Adolph where featured on the cover of YANK magazine July 7, 1944. Adolph returned to the states with Sweeney. Another crewman, John W. Terrell is standing 3rd from the right. Bachelors DELIGHT may lay claim to the most missions completed at 123.

Original Crew Moonlight Cocktail 301st - 1943


From top left to right, middle left to right, and bottom left to right.

Dave ? Navigator (shot down)

Lt. Formosa Co Pilot

Lt. Maurice Daum Pilot

Lt. Peter L, Kliest Bombardier (Shot down)

Sgt. George Momcilovich Tail Gunner(Bailed out over Yugoslavia)

T/Sgt. John W. Terrell Top Turret Gunner and Engineer

Sgt. Stephen Sweeney Radio Operator (Cover of Yank Magazine)

T/Sgt. Mitchell Siporin Lower Turret Gunner (Italian Artist)

Sgt. Boyd Waist Gunner (never made it o/s)

Sgt. Guzak Waist Gunner (never made it o/s)
 - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Original Crew Moonlight Cocktail 301st - 1943 From top left to right, middle left to right, and bottom left to right. Dave ? Navigator (shot down) Lt. Formosa Co Pilot Lt. Maurice Daum Pilot Lt. Peter L, Kliest Bombardier (Shot down) Sgt. George Momcilovich Tail Gunner(Bailed out over Yugoslavia) T/Sgt. John W. Terrell Top Turret Gunner and Engineer Sgt. Stephen Sweeney Radio Operator (Cover of Yank Magazine) T/Sgt. Mitchell Siporin Lower Turret Gunner (Italian Artist) Sgt. Boyd Waist Gunner (never made it o/s) Sgt. Guzak Waist Gunner (never made it o/s)

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

T/Sgt

207

04/12/1944

AM

Air Medal (AM)

T/Sgt

732

05/30/1944

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2/25/1944 PUC


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