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Starboard (Right) Side - 1st Nose-Art

Contributor - David McCullough

Info Contributor - James A. Leddy
Note: 2Lt Carol L. Warford (Navigator) replaced Coffey. Crew 53 (6 Aug 44):

Standing (L-R)
S/Sgt Robert R. Byar - Ball Gunner
S/Sgt Harrison E. Snode - Top Gunner
T/Sgt Alfred E. Hoertz - Radio Operator
Cpt Robert D. Larson - Pilot


Kneeling (L-R)
T/Sgt Harry J. Siegel - Engineer
S/Sgt Ralph F. Bianski - Nose Gunner
S/Sgt Duane B. Irwin - Tail Gunner
1Lt Richard E. Coffey - Navigator
1Lt Marshall L. Keller - Bombardier
1Lt Alfred E. Redmun - Co-Pilot

Info Contributor - Robert R. Byar (Ball Gunner)
The "First" nose art on our plane was done by S/Sgt. Harrison E. Snode (Top Gunner). The painting didn't last, and later it was re-painted by T/Sgt. Al Restuccia, I believe.

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