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MISSOURI MULE, The

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Info Contributor - James A. Leddy

Caption reads: "Col. Laurence B. Kelley of Grover, Missouri, Commanding Officer of the 494th Bomb Group, stands beside the wreckage of his Consolidated B-24 Liberator. On 10 Apr 45, Col. Kelley led his group into combat against enemy forces in the Philippine Islands. While over the target, the landing gear section was hit by Japanese "Ack Ack". Col. Kelley was forced to make a belly landing on return to base at Anguar Island, Caroline Islands."

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