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EDWIN L. NOTESTONE

Starboard (Right) Side - Lost 22 Aug 44, AUT - MACR 11264 - Pilot Alfred M. Donelson

Contributor - Damon Notestone
Shown with James R. “Jimmy” Ortega (Gunner). My Father, S/Sgt Edwin L. Notestone (Engineer/Left Waist Gunner), was on the original crew with Pilot John O. Winden and Artist/Nose Gunner Frank W. Peterson. The only crew member to survive when it crashed was Kenneth R. Collins (Bombardier):

Alfred M. Donelson - Pilot
Jack I. Brady - Co-Pilot
Richard A. Koolish - Navigator
Kenneth R. Collins - Bombardier
Irving Stern - Photographer

Charles M. Cain - Top Turret Gunner
Willie N. Hobbs - Nose Gunner
Daniel M. Pagac - Ball Turret Gunner
Joseph Pentec - Waist Gunner
James W. Nelson - Waist Gunner
Joe F. Bernabic - Tail Gunner

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