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PHOTO CREDITS

DIANA-MITE

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24

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42-95171

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453

734

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00-2 STEFAN TARZAN

Nose Art Inspiration - ALBERTO VARGAS
Lost 21 Jul 44, GER - MACR 7253 - Pilot Frank T. Gengler
Mid-Air Collision (MAC) with LITTLE MIKE (41-29259)

Contributor - Martin Workman
There was one survivor of the Gengler crew, Co-Pilot John P. Cowger, taken prisoner by the Germans.

Info Contributor - Ron Sutton
My Father Lt. Richard Sutton (Co-Pilot) and Lt. Salvadonre Morriello (Pilot) flew this brand new B-24 from Topeka to Europe, via the southern route, in April 1944. Fortunately, my father was aboard SKY CHIEF (42-95173) the day DIANA-MITE was lost.

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