NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

HOO-JIVE

B

-

24

H

-

10

-

FO 42-52174

8

453 734 E8 K+/550 00-1

 N/A

Port (Left) Side

Contributor - lights1
Before Name was Added - Taken at Cherbourg. (Crew # 47) Once, after it had crash-landed, my Dad and the Co-Pilot were trapped, and had to be cut out with a torch.

Standing (L-R)
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S/Sgt. S. R. Romagmouls - Gunner
T/Sgt. R. M. Dean - Radio Operator
S/Sgt. D. D. Thompson - Gunner
S/Sgt. J. Sraver - Gunner
S/Sgt. Robert Kirkwood - Eng/Top Turret Gunner
Kneeling (L-R)
2nd. LT. J. J. Simms - Navigator
2nd. LT. H. H. Bakes - Bombardier
1st. LT. Michael J. Guimon - Pilot
2nd. LT. Smith - Co-Pilot


Info Contributor - Tom Berry
I am a friend of Bruce Florea (Co-Pilot) in mid to late 1944, and I worked for him on his farm in Missouri. I believe the plane was hit over Cologne, with the crew bailing out over France, sometime late in 1944 on their 11th mission.

Info Contributor - Michael J. Guimon, JR.
I am the son (one of twelve children) of Michael J. Guimon, SR. (Pilot - kneeling 2nd from right).

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
RCL changed to "K-" in May 44.

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