|Robert Harry Crook|
|Gets Wings as Aerial Gunner|
|PANAMA CITY, FL--Private Robert H. Crook has received his aerial gunner's wings from the
Army Air Forces Flexible Gunnery School at Tyndall Field, the largest
school of its kind in the Army Air Forces Training Command.
Upon his graduation, the soldier is qualified to take his place as a member of the combat crew of an Army Air Forces bomber.
At the gunnery school, he was trained in the operation of .30 and .50 caliber machine guns, first on ground ranges and, later, in the air, learning by simulated aerial battle conditions how to blast enemy fighter planes from the sky.
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Robinson who reside at 820 Water Street.
The Army Air Forces Training Command announced today that Private Robert Harry Crook of Eau Claire was graduated from the Department of Armament of Lowry Field, Denver, CO.
Private Crook is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Robertson, 820 Water Street, and attended Eau Claire Senior High. He entered the service on July 27, 1944 at Milwaukee Induction Center.
Robert H. Crook, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Robinson who reside at 820 Water Street, has been promoted to Corporal.
Corporal Crook was graduated from the Army Air Forces Flexible Gunnery School at Tyndall Field, FL on February 17.