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 USAAF

3 Jan 44

Info Contributor - James A. Leddy
Caption Reads: "Maintenance crew refuels Consolidated B-24 Liberator at Hawkins Field, Tarawa, in the Gilbert Island Group, for return trip to their home bases. The B-24 squadron stage their missions from rear bases to Tarawa and then from Tarawa to the target. The planes land at Hawkins Field for refueling before returning to their home bases."

Info Contributor - Rob Gates
My Father, Sergeant-Major William Gates, was the Top Turret Gunner.

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