NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

MONSOON MAIDEN

B

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24

J

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85

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CO

42-100276

14

308

425

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00-6 JOHN P. GRIMENSTEIN

Port (Left) Side - Artist: Howard Colvin

Contributor - Owen Grimenstein
Shown with my Grandfather, John P. Grimenstein (Engineer/Top Turret Gunner), standing left.

Standing (L-R)
John P. Grimenstein - Engineer/Top Turret
Wilbert R. Wallace - Asst Eng/Tail Turret
Vernon P. Marx - Asst Radio/Waist Gunner
Darrell L. Snider - Radio/Waist Gunner
F. Donohue - Ball Turret Gunner
Charles T. Brushe - Nose Turret Gunner
Kneeling (L-R)
Fred H. Kohlmeyer - Bombardier
Bill Murphy - Radar Operator
Joseph W. Herbst - Navigator
Richard V. Jensen - Co-Pilot
William H. Cashmore - Pilot

Info Contributor - Alan Starcher
MONSOON MAIDEN, along with her sister ship, MASSA'S DRAGON (42-109862), flew the first LAB (Low Altitude Bomber) missions of the 308th Bomb Group. These radar-equipped aircraft were deployed against Japanese shipping in the South China Sea.

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