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DT 41-28873 15 454 736 ~ 465 00-1 DAVID H. SPRINKLE

Before Name was Applied - Douglas/Tulsa (DT) Line #465
Lost 13 Apr 44, HUN - MACR 4079 - Pilot James B. Kuhns

Contributor - Jim Sprinkle
Shown with my Uncle, David H. Sprinkle (Nose Gunner - kneeling far left) in Topeka, Kansas, 9 Mar 44, the day before they left for Europe.
Note: Rex H. McElmurry (Co-Pilot) and Nathan Abramson (Navigator) were not aboard when 41-28873 was lost.

Kneeling (L-R)
Sgt David H. Sprinkle - Nose Gunner
Sgt Clyde E. Klebba - Waist Gunner/Asst Eng
Sgt William G. Comegys - Ball Turret Gunner
Sgt Thomas F. O’Connor - Tail Gunner
SSgt Edward L. Kraemer - Top Turret Gunner/Eng
SSgt Ralph J. Degenhart - Waist Gunner/Radio Operator
Standing (L-R)
2Lt Michael Musike - Bombardier
2Lt Nathan Abramson - Navigator
2Lt Rex H. McElmurry - Co-Pilot
1Lt James B. Kuhns - Pilot


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