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~ 00-2 LEROY E. SHERRILL

Starboard (Right) Side - "Naked" - 2nd Crew - Renamed from HOMESICK ANGEL
Port has HELLCAT BELLE - Renamed to HELLCAT BELLEY
Nose Art Inspiration - ALBERTO VARGAS

Contributor - David Sherrill
Shown with my Father, Leroy E. "Leaky" Sherrill (Co-Pilot, Standing 2nd from Left). This was the 2nd Crew which stayed together for 40 missions.
Note: This original glossy was taken on Kwajalein and is featured in the book "Gray Geese Calling" (page 290).

Standing (L-R)
2nd Lt A. J. Hodson - Pilot
2nd Lt Leroy E. Sherrill - Co-Pilot
2nd Lt C. G. Swan - Bombardier
2nd Lt J. E. Kupets - Navigator

Kneeling (L-R)
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Sgt R. R. Daffron - Gunner
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TSgt C. W. Wilber - Engineer

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