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 JOHN "JACK" CHESLEY

Starboard (Right) Side - Before "Shark Teeth" was Added

Contributor - John "Jack" Chesley (Co-Pilot - Standing Far Left)
I was the Co-Pilot on this plane, during missions in China. Later, I painted the head on the pinup, as well as the shark's teeth on the front.

Standing (L-R)
J. Chesley - Co-Pilot
Jerry Kaplan - Bombardier
Tom Bird - Pilot
Erv. Ellison - Navigator


Kneeling (L-R)
Ed Gawel - Gunner
Czeslaw Bucholc - Flight Engineer/Waist Gunner
Frank Bettencourt - Radio Operator/Top Turret Gunner
Ed brown - Waist Gunner
Bill Brownstein- Armour/Ball Turret Gunner
Willard Berger - Tail Gunner

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