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PHOTO CREDITS

VARGA "GIRL" VIRGIN

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24

DAS

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20

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CO 41-24196 ~ 480 2 ~ V 00-1

ZENON "SY" SYKUTA

Before the Word "GIRL" was Added - Nose Art Inspiration - ALBERTO VARGAS

Contributor - Jeff Sykuta
Shown with my Father, Pilot Zenon "Sy" Sykuta (standing 2nd from left).

Standing (L-R)
Guy T. Dobbs, Jr. - Bombadier
Zenon "Sy" Sykuta - Pilot
Elmer Morgan - Navigator
Collins - Co-Pilot


Kneeling (L-R)
Perry
Loudder
Wright
Stiller
Kilbride
Toleczko

Info Contributor - Linda Wier
My Father, Guy T. Dobbs, Jr. (standing far left), was the Pilot? The name was changed from VARGA VIRGIN to VARGA GIRL, after she was "hit", during submarine patrol out of North Africa.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Ground accident as a TB-24 on 5 Dec 44 at Langley Field, VA, while assigned to 3539 BU - was struck while parked by 44-49192.

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