Hermes' Wings

History, Writing and Personal Musings

FRE_001593

The crew of a 390th Bomb Group B-17 commanded by 2nd Lt. Robert W. Biesecker of Lexington, North Carolina pets their mascots “Scrappy” the dog and “Joe” the monkey. Scrappy was adopted by the crew during training in the United States while Joe was adopted at an airbase in England. (Roger Freeman Collection FRE1593)

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