NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

PEEPY

B

-

24

H

-

15

-

CF

41-29590

15

449

718

~

24

00-2

 N/A

Starboard (Right) Side

Info Contributor - David Eminizer
Shown with my Father, Robert Eminizer on the right (Nose Gunner who also painted the Nose-Art), and John Cook (Navigator).

Info Contributor - Mark Coffee
Named and flown overseas by the Robert McFain crew in Apr 44. Lost 13 Oct 44 from flak damage over Vienna with John Blaney's crew aboard. The crew bailed out over the Adriatic Sea. Three were lost at sea; Blaney, Tail Gunner Rudolph Moreno, and photographer William Battagliola. The other eight were picked up by Air-Sea Rescue and returned to service.
IARC 41-29590: Delivered 14 Feb 44; Departed US 8 Apr 44; Algiers 12 Apr 44; 15th AF 17 Apr 44; Ditched 13 Oct 44

Research Team Comments: MACR# 13505 lists 41-29590 as 41-28590 (H-1-DT), a typographical error due to a late report.

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