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GEORGE SILVA

Contributor - Justin D. King

Shown with my Grandfather, George Silva (Gunner - kneeling far right). He also served on BUMS AWAY! (42-40822).

Info Contributor - Mark Ianacone

TSgt Robert McLaughlin (Radio Operator) replaced SSgt Yale Esrock who was killed on a raid to Truk.

Standing (L-R)
SSgt Ernest Tuchowski - Gunner
2nd Lt John Henderson - Bombardier
1st Lt Freddy Bryan - Pilot
2nd Lt Bill Donovan - Co-Pilot
TSgt Ken Knutson - Engineer
Kneeling (L-R)
TSgt Robert McLaughlin - Radio Operator
SSgt Edwin Carlson - Asst Engineer
TSgt Fred Sherrill - V
2nd Lt Gerry Ianacone - Navigator
SSgt George Silva - Gunner

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