NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

DRY RUN

B

-

24

J

-

 

-

   

15

449

717

~

55

02-1

N/A

Port (Left) Side - 42-64354 (J-15-CF) ?? Not 44-40265 (J-155-CO)

Info Contributor - Harry Way
Shown with my Father-in-Law, the late Frank Vallini (Ball Turret Gunner), kneeling far right. Pilot Edward Kieskowski was lost on the 1st mission and James "Francis" Mullen became Nose Gunner after Paul Makanowistzky was downed on his 1st mission with another crew.

Standing (L-R)
1Lt Earl S. McCain - Navigator
1Lt Richard A. Weisenfluh - Bombardier
1Lt Herbert W. Greenhalgh - Pilot
1Lt Auty O. Blanton, Jr. - Co-Pilot
Kneeling (Center) TSgt Steve Forunca - Crew Chief
Kneeling (L-R)
Sgt Joseph H. Bradley - Tail Gunner
Sgt James F. Mullen - Radio Operator/Nose Gunner
SSgt J. Fred Higgins - Top Turret Gunner
TSgt Jack Wilborn - Waist Gunner
SSgt Frank Vallini - Ball Turret Gunner

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