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Contributor - Scott J. Murray (CDR., USNR, Ret.)
My Uncle, Lt. George William Murray, Jr. (Bombardier - kneeling, second from left) at Alamogordo, New Mexico.  He was assigned to the 721st Bomb Squadron at Manduria, Italy and flew 33 missions as a Bombardier for the "Cottontails". Shot down in April, 1944, over Italy, my Uncle ended up in Stalag III.

Kneeling (L-R)
Sgt. Charles A. Shafer - Eng/Top Turret Gunner
Lt. George W. Murray - Bombardier
F/O Lawrence Levinson - Navigator
Lt. Howard L. Anderson - Pilot
Lt. Joseph S. Henchman - Co-Pilot
T/Sgt. Harold C. Johncour - Crew Chief
Sitting (L-R)
Sgt. Robert Acosta - Tail Gunner
Sgt. William J. Ford - Radio Operator
Sgt. Byron H. Nelson (& "Butch") - Waist Gunner
Sgt. Edward W. Molenda - Waist Gunner
Sgt. Fred L. Walsh - Asst Eng/Nose Gunner

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