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FO 42-51052 ~ ~ ~ ~ 052 01-2 FRANCIS T. KEENAN

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Contributor - Charles Parsonson VIA Dan Matthews (Nephew of Francis T. Keenan)
Shown in training August 1944 (Chatham Field - Savannah, GA) before being assigned to the 461BG/766BS on 31 Oct 1944.
Crew was shot down over Linz, Austria on 20 Jan 45 in 44-48761. (8 KIA, 2 POW) - MACR 11805

Standing (L-R)
2 Lt. Joseph M. O'Neal (P) (KIA)
2Lt. Roderick E. Rothe (CP) (KIA)
2Lt. Sheldon D. Knoke (N) (KIA)
Merritt (B) - [Not on Roster]


Kneeling (L-R)
T/Sgt. Donald M. Martin (RWG)
Sgt. Francis T. Keenan (LWG) (KIA)
Cpl. Gino F. Rossini (NG) (KIA)
Pfc. Harry Nowosilski (BG)
Cpl. Burton F. Mitchell, Jr. (TG) (KIA)
Cpl. Thomas R. Ellis (TT) (KIA)

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