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

Not 44-40265 (J-155-CO) or 42-78107 (G-5-NT)

Info Contributor - Harry Way

Shown with my Father-in-Law, the late Frank Vallini (Ball Turret Gunner), kneeling far right. Pilot Edward Kies was lost on the 1st mission and 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 Weisenfluh - Bombardier
1Lt Herb Greenhalgh - Pilot
1Lt Auty Blanton - Co-Pilot
Kneeling Center: TSgt Steve - Crew Chief
Kneeling (L-R)
Sgt Joseph Bradley - Tail Gunner
Sgt Francis Mullen - Radio Op/Nose Gunner
SSgt J. Fred Higgins - Top Turret Gunner
TSgt Jack Wilborn - Waist Gunner
SSgt Frank Vallini - Ball Turret Gunner

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