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MISS FIT

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CO 44-40557 7 30 392 ~ ~ 00-1 N/A

Nose Art Inspiration - ALBERTO VARGAS

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - James A. Leddy

Caption Reads: "Christening the new silver Liberator MISS FIT for a veteran 7th Air Force crew which has had two of its B-24s shot up on missions against the Japanese. Flight Nurse Dorothy H. O'Rourke, San Francisco, bursts a bottle of beer over the bomber's nose guns. The skipper, Lt. Robert L. Barnsley, Ozone, Ark., (on stand) and his flight crew witnessing the ceremony, at the 7th Air Force Marianas base, have received the Air Medal with two clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Lt. O'Rourke has evacuated wounded by air from Tarawa, Kwajalein, Saipan and Guam."

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