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PHOTO CREDITS

DOGPATCH RAIDERS

B

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24

D

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20

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CO

41-24192

8

93

328 ~ A 00-5

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Starboard (Right) Side - Character from "Li'l Abner Comics" (Creator - Al Capp) - Survived Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Info Contributor - Joe Avendano Duran
My Uncle, Joseph Avendano (Pilot - Standing 2nd from Left), was one of the original members of the 93rd that would survive this mission. DOGPATCH RAIDERS was in the second wave of planes that came over the target behind their Commander Addison Baker that day. This would become the most decorated mission of WWII.
Crew (Not Shown) - Sgt. Adelbert Robinson - Gunner & Sgt Mathew Workman - Radio Operator

Standing (L-R)
Sgt. Leigh Claflin - Gunner
Lt. Joe Avendano - Pilot
Lt. Albert J Walker - Co-Pilot 
2nd Lt. William Hall - Navigator
Sgt. Russell Geith - Gunner
Kneeling (L-R)
Sgt. Prince A. Martin - Engineer
Sgt. Clyde E Keeling - Bombardier
Sgt. George W. Foster - Gunner
Sgt. William Denbin - Tail Gunner
Sgt. Robert Bochek - Radio Operator

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