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Contributor - Mark LaScotte

Shown with Crew Chief, M/Sgt "Les" York. Survived to fly the last 831st Squadron mission of the war 25 Apr 45, totaling 95 missions for the aircraft and was salvaged, as "War Weary", in Italy 25 Aug 45.

Info Contributor - Daniel L. Stockton

M/Sgt "Les" York was the nephew of Alvin C. "Sergeant" York, who was awarded the Medal of Honor in World War I for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others.

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