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 HEATH H. CARRIKER

Port (Left) Side - Featured on "37 Cent USA Stamp" in 2005 - Featured in "Wings of Morning"

Contributor - Heath H. Carriker (Pilot) VIA Nephew John Lentz
Taken after a mission to Kern, Germany, 5 Jan 45. The Carriker crew flew the mission with Col. Cleveland in command of the 96th Wing. Was the last bomber shot down by enemy fire during World War II with the loss of all but two of the Farrington crew. The mission was to Regensburg, 21 Apr 45.

Standing (L-R)
SSgt. Jackson - Gunner
1st Lt. DeBoer - Bombardier
1st Lt. Wendling - Co-Pilot
1st Lt. Shutt - Navigator (Assist.)
SSgt. Elizado - Radio Operator
Kneeling (L-R)
SSgt. Barnes - Engineer
1st Lt. Brovitz - Navigator
Capt. Carriker - Pilot
1st Lt. Broadway - Radar
SSgt. Joe Olandese - Armorer (Not Shown)

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