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GERARD METZDORFF

Warner Bros. Character "Bugs Bunny"

Contributor - Martin M. Metzdorff
My Brother, Gerard Metzdorff (Flt Eng/Top Turret Gunner - Kneeling 2nd from right), passed away in September, 2000. The crew was stationed at Cerignola Italy, and flew together from the beginning until they rotated back to the U.S. I believe they were all being trained on B-29s when the war ended.

Standing (L-R)
Lee Smith - Navigator
William Zimmerman - Pilot
Charles McHugh - Co-Pilot
Eugene Bassett - Bombardier


Kneeling (L-R)
Charles Reed - Radio Operator
Richard Skagenberg - Ball Turret Gunner
Tex McLendon - Tail Gunner
Royce Hilliard - Waist Gunner
Gerard Metzdorff - Flt Eng/Top Turret Gunner
Michael Weerfel - Waist Gunner

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