NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

VALIENT VIRGIN

B

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24

D

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95

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CO 42-40765 8 93 329 ~ T 00-2

HARRY PORTER

Survived Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Contributor - Ed Clendenin

Info Contributor - Brian J. Piaquadio
Flew the Ploesti mission (1 Aug 43) in the B formation (position 2/2). Raymond J. Russell (Tail Gunner) is my wife's Grandfather. Crew:

Russell D. Demont - Pilot
Robert C. Murray - Co-Pilot
George A. Stewart - Navigator
George G. Everhart - Bombardier
Fredrick H. Homnick - Radio Operator

Alfred B. Bergkemp - Top Turret Gunner
Bernard A. Coburn - Waist Gunner
Julius Erdely - Waist Gunner
William J. Nelson - Nose Gunner
Raymond J. Russell - Tail Gunner

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Lost 13 Nov 43 as a result of being involved in a mid-air collision with another 93rd BG A/C, which smashed its bomb bays and caused the tail section to break off.

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