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Starboard (Right) Side

Contributor - James A. Leddy

June 1943 - Crew accomplished the following in a six-month period in the Southwest Pacific Combat Zone:
Destroyed 21 enemy aircraft; Damaged 12 enemy aircraft; Sank 7 enemy vessels; Damaged 1 enemy vessel

Standing (L-R):
1Lt Francis E. Menge (New Orleans) - Pilot
2Lt Thomas O. Dunbar (Garlin) - Bombardier
2Lt Russell L. Smith, Jr. - Co-Pilot
2Lt Allan Cotler - Navigator


Kneeling (L-R): 
S/Sgt Fred C. Siedentopf - Turret Gunner
T/Sgt Vincent V. Valatka - Radio Operator
S/Sgt William W. Kieser - Asst. Engineer/Gunner
T/Sgt Robert K. Vandermark - Engineer
Cpl John S. Wells (Hitchcock) - Asst. R.O. /Gunner
S/Sgt Clarence L. Albright - Gunner

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