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Shown with Crew of UPSY DAISY (42-78464) with Different A/C

Contributor - Ed Clendenin

On 17 May 44, crew #3596 left Gowan Field, Idaho for Topeka, Kansas to pick up a new B-24 and head overseas.
On 26 May 44, they left Topeka, Kansas for Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Standing (L-R)
Pvt. John T. Oldroyd - Top Turret Gunner
Sgt. Floyd "Whitey" Maurice Schlauch - Tail Gunner
Sgt. Benjamin "Benny" A. Matthews - Radio Operator/W Gunner
Sgt. James "Mickey" F. Flynn - Nose Gunner
SSgt. Louie Carlo Cimpanelli - Ball Turret Gunner
Sgt. Will Bentzen - Engineer
Kneeling (L-R)
2nd Lt. David "Dave" L. Kistler - Pilot
2nd Lt. Robert "Bob" Laurence - Co-Pilot
2nd Lt. Paul A. Heesen Jr. - Navigator
?? Thaddeus "Ted" C. Gajda - Bombardier


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