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PHOTO CREDITS

FRENDLIN, The

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CO 42-73265 14 308 425 ~ ~ 00-2

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Name Derived from "The Friendly Gremlin"

Contributor - Jack Gross
Lost 20 May 44 on the 308th BG's Mission 116, attacking a Japanese Navy escorted convoy in the South China Sea. Sustained battle damage from anti-aircraft fire, and one crewman (Yelton - kneeling far left) was wounded in the hand and arm. Back over land, the crew bailed out between Swatow and Amoy, east of Hong Kong and was rounded up by Chinese guerillas and transported back to their base - MACR 5154

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