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CHARLES M. FRANK

Contributor - Mary Kay Frank Armstrong
Shown with Jack Hensley (Top Turret/Waist Gunner), Charles M. Frank (Co-Pilot), Joe Hensley (Tail Gunner), and Mac Duncan (Pilot). All were from Asheville, NC. They were flying BLOOD AND GUTS (42-51149) 17 Feb 45 when it went down in the North Sea. Only four of the crew survived. All the other Asheville boys died in the crash.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
75 missions 21 Sep 44 - 10 Apr 45. Believed to have been RZI with 491 BG in Jun 45.

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