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DELIRIOUS DOLORES

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44-40200

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Starboard (Right) Side - Named after the Wife of Pilot James C. McKeown (Standing 3rd from Right)

Info Contributor - C. Timothy McKeown
Shown with my Father, James C. McKeown (Pilot), shortly after arrival at Metfield, June 1944. He was severely wounded on 14 June 1944 over St. Cyr.
DELIRIOUS DOLORES crashed with a replacement crew after returning from Saarbruken on 13 July 1944. (P) Max R. Shea, (CP) Charles A. Meadow, (N) Harold F. Simon, (TG) Percival M. Lewis, (RG) Solon W. Elliot Jr. were KIA and the aircraft was destroyed.
Most of McKeown's crew continued to fly on Th' MOOSE (44-40205) piloted by Warren C. Moore which, was shot down over Misburg on 26 November 1944. Borger, Hawkins, Murray, Patten, and Williams were KIA. Houston, McGee, McIntyre, and Rimissa spent the rest of the war as POWs.

Standing (L-R)
George McGee - Gunner
Ross Houston - Navigator
Robert McIntyre - Co-Pilot
James C. McKeown - Pilot
George Patton - Bombardier
Francis Hawkins - Engineer
Kneeling (L-R)
Joseph Rimassa - Radio Operator
Marshal Williams - Gunner
Frederick Borger - Gunner
John Murray - Gunner


Info Contributor - Pete Johnston
Crashed on the return to Metfield 13 Jul 44. Five were killed, including Pilot - 2nd Lt. Max R. Shea.

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