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JOSEPH F. SKRADSKI

Port (Left) Side - Walt Disney Character "Donald Duck" - Lost on Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Contributor - Jason Skradski
My Grandfather, Joseph F. Skradski, was the Tail Gunner on PATCHES (41-24310).

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg
Shot down over the Ionian Sea 1 Aug 43 while returning from Ploesti. All ten of the crew were killed. The pilot on that day was Lt. Ned McCarty.

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