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DRAGON LADY

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CO 44-40670 7 11 42 ~ 670 01-2 N/A

Also served with the 98th BS - Character from "Terry and the Pirates Comics" (Creator - Milt Caniff)

Info Contributor - Steve James
My Father, Tom James, was the Eng/Tail Gunner. The entire crew was awarded the DFC for a mission against Ani Jima 6 Nov 44. They flew 40 missions together from 29 Oct 44 to 21 Apr 45. First Lt. Clayton Stambaugh - Pilot; First Lt. Irving Merkin - Co-pilot; First Lt. Alexander Ellis - Bombardier/Navigator; SSGT Walter Hoffman - Gunner; SSGT James W. Tedder - Gunner.

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