shemya scrapbooks owen harvey  - 1944-1945
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Owen Harvey, stationed in the Aleutians from October 1944 through December of 1945, served with the 404th Bombardment Squadron as a radioman/radar operator. These pictures are from his Shemya photo scrapbook (he had a permit to carry a camera on base). In 1947 Owen joined the newly-formed United States Air Force and worked on missile telemetry systems (in Florida, mainly) until 1951. Owen passed away on the 11th of January, 1998. Tim Harvey
Unknown 11th Air Force Individual. [Owen Harvey] Unknown 11th Air Force Individual. [Owen Harvey]
1. Unknown individual.
Unknown Individual, B-24 "The Glutton" In The Background. [Owen Harvey] Unknown Individual, B-24 "The Glutton" In The Background. [Owen Harvey]
2. Unknown individual. In the background, you can see the B-24 "The Glutton," tail number 74, of the 404th Bombardment Squadron, Shemya (Click HERE to see additional picture).
B-24 Tail #83, In Flight Over The Aleutians. [Owen Harvey] B-24 Tail #83, In Flight Over The Aleutians. [Owen Harvey]
3. B-24, tail number 83, in flight over the Aleutians.
B-24 "Invinciple" [Owen Harvey] B-24 "Invinciple" [Owen Harvey]
4. B-24 "Invincible."
B-24 "Myasis Dragon," 404th Bomb Squadron, Shemya. [Owen Harvey] B-24 "Myasis Dragon," 404th Bomb Squadron, Shemya. [Owen Harvey]
5. B-24 "Myasis Dragon," of the 404th Bombardment Squadron, Shemya (Click HERE for additional picture).
B-29 Hanger'd at Shemya. [Owen Harvey] B-29 Hanger'd at Shemya. [Owen Harvey]
6. B-29 hanger'd at Shemya.
B-29 At Shemya. [Owen Harvey] B-29 At Shemya. [Owen Harvey]
7. B-29 at Shemya.
General Orders # 151 Awarding Bronze Star and Unit Battle Honors. [Owen Harvey] General Orders # 151 Awarding Bronze Star and Unit Battle Honors. [Owen Harvey]
8. Headquarters, Alaskan Department, Office of the Commanding General. General Orders Number 151 awarding Bronze Star on Service Ribbon and Unit Battle Honors - Streamers to the 28th Bombardment Group, the 21st Bombardment Squadron, the 77th Bombardment Squadron, the 404th Bombardment Squadron, and Flight "A" 2d Photo Charting Squadron.