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RAY J. DUNPHY

Port (Left) Side - "The GI JANE" - Featured in "Before I Forget"

Contributor - Dan Dunphy
My Dad (Ray J. Dunphy, Navigator) passed away 26 Aug 99. "Dunphy's Nuthouse" was painted under the navigator window. Christened PALLAS ATHENE in honor of the WACS who had served, and nicknamed "The GI JANE". She served at Wendling, during all of 1944. They flew 3 missions on D-Day, grouping with whomever they could find and hitting secondary targets, because the weather was so bad.

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