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00-6 FREEMAN SMITH

Transferred from 464th BS - Lost 2 Mar 45, AUT - MACR 12750 - Pilot Italo "Chick" M. Gemmato
Flight Jacket

Contributor - Brian Smith
Shown with my Father, Freeman Smith (Top Turret Gunner), kneeling 3rd from right. Crew was shot down over Yugoslavia, after bombing Linz, Austria. Everyone bailed out and was returned to Allied lines by Tito's Partisans.

Standing (L-R)
Larry Smith – Bombardier/Navigator
Norman R. Stickney – Co-Pilot
Italo "Chick" Gemmato – Pilot



Kneeling (L-R)
Bill Snow – Engineer
Ike Eisenbaum – Nose Gunner
Lenny Day – Armor/Gunner
Freeman Smith – Top Turret Gunner
John Martin – Ball Turret Gunner
Bob Linsley – Radio Operator/Gunner

Info Contributor - Norman R. Stickney (Co-Pilot)
I served with Lt. Italo "Chick" Gemmato's crew on both NO LOVE NO NOTHIN' & EASY MAID (44-49914).

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