1942 – Jay Zeamer reports to 403rd/43rd
A morning report for the 403rd Bombardment Squadron for September 21-23, 1942, indicating Jay Zeamer Jr. reporting for duty with the 403rd on September 22, 1942, at 10:30 a.m.
HISTORY OF OLD 666 / LUCY
NEW ARTICLE! Discover what happened to the B-17E that Zeamer and the Eager Beavers flew into history before and after their last famous mission together. Drawn from official records, combat and squadron diaries, and expert interviews, this is the most comprehensive history available of "Old 666" / "Lucy." Find it under "Features" or click here.
LUCKY 666 REVIEW
My review of Bob Drury and Tom Clavin's Lucky 666 is now available at my blog. While well written, LUCKY 666 suffers from significant errors regarding the crew, their history in the theater, "Old 666," and more, including a fundamental misreading of Jay Zeamer.