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 ROBERT B. RUSSELL

DT line #279 - Character from "Li'l Abner Comics" (Creator - Al Capp)

Contributor - Robert B. Russell (Bombardier)

Our crew was formed at Clovis AAB, NM in September, 1943.  We received and first flew in our new B-24 on February 19, 1944, when a flight of four and a half hours was logged at Mitchel Field,  New York. 

Lt. Richard D. (App) Apperson - Pilot
Lt. Lt. William R. (Bob) Evans - Co-Pilot
Lt. Wallace R. (Wally) Sutro - Navigator
Lt. Robert B. (Russ) Russell - Bombardier
Sgt. Harold D. (Red) Boyer - Eng./Top Turret Gunner
Sgt. Frederick T. (Kapp) Kapsinow - R.O./Nose Gunner
Sgt. Henry  Lilly - Ball Turret Gunner
Sgt. Richard L. Siler - Left Waist Gunner
Sgt. Thomas Wayne Powell - Right Waist Gunner
Sgt. Edward G. (Ed) Mull - Tail Gunner

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