The Carpetbagger

The Carpetbagger is the newsletter of the 801st/492nd Bomb Group Association, which is published quarterly in the USA.


Officers of the Association are:


Hewitt Gomez – President.Email:

Orrin J. Brown – Vice President. Email

William Becker – Newsletter Editor, Treasurer & Reunion Director. Email

Todd Berkoff – Director. Email:


Tom Ensminger’s main site on the Carpetbaggers is well worth a visit at This is still being maintained on the internet by the 801/492nd BG Association following Tom’s death a few years ago