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FO 42-52624 8 487 839 R5 M 00-2 N/A

Lost 7 Jun 44, FRA - MACR 5483 - Pilot Floyd Schwab

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Lee Hauenstein
All except Seaborn were aboard when BOX CAR was shot down by flak over France. Schwab, Gross, and Siegel were the only survivors.

Cecil J. Smith - Bombardier
Howard F. Seaborn - Navigator
Norman C. Van Kirk - Co-Pilot
Floyd Schwab - Pilot

Billy D. Gross - Engineer
Melvin Siegel - Tail Gunner
August M. Olsen - Radio Operator
Clarence E. Walker - Waist Gunner
Robert K. Marxmiller - Ball Gunner

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