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Search No. 1370 - Lawrence Roy Eiler

From: Jim Eiler, jkandd@hotmail.com
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 5:46 PM
Subject: Lawrence Roy Eiler MIA

I am a relative of Lawrence Roy Eiler who was a Corporal in the 379th Bomb Group at Kimbolton. He was missing in action July or August 9, 1944 over the English Channel. He was a gunner on a B-17. Can you provide me with any information?

My name is Jim Eiler and Roy was my grandfather's brother. His wife Agnes passed away a few years ago and his only son, John, passed away as well. We have no way to find any other information. Anything you can provide would be much appreciated. We have two photos if you need copies to help in your search. One is of Roy with his crew.

Thank you - Jim

Jim -
Association records for Cpl Lawrence R Eiler show he flew 1 mission as gunner with the 525th Squadron on July 9, 1944, our records show mission 162 to La Possoniere, France. Cpl Eiler may have flown additional missions, but this is the only one we have in our records. Cpl Eiler was the tail gunner on a/c 42-38141, "Pansy Yokum", on the mission indicated. This aircraft is listed as Missing in Action, and believed to have ditched in the North Sea. Crew was as follows:

Frye, Hughe E, 2nd Lieutenant, Pilot, MIA
Gluckman, Victor B, 2nd Lieutenant, Co-Pilot, MIA
Stoupe, Chester B, 2nd Lieutenant, Navigator, MIA
Epperson, Orval W, 2nd Lieutenant, Bombardier, MIA
Crites, Harry W, Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner, MIA
Davids, Robert J, Sergeant, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner, MIA
Kunrod, Thomas A, Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner, KIA
Mackenzie, Ronald M, Sergeant, Waist Gunner, MIA
Eiler, Lawrence R, Corporal, Tail Gunner, MIA

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. The names of the crewmembers listed as MIA are listed on the Wall of the Missing at the American Cemetery at Normandy (Colleville-sur-Mer, France). Information, including names and information from the American Battle Monuments Commission, can also be found www.wwiimemorial.com.

Responding 4 4/22/2007
Kent

Search No.   1369 - Melvin C Mealer

From: Kevin Pearson, kmpearson@wf.net
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2007 9:54 AM
Subject: Wound Twip Wabbit/Melvin C. Mealer

Can anyone tell me if there was a Wound Twip Wabbit assigned to the 379th or if Melvin C. Mealer, a tailgunner, flew with the 379th?
Any help much appreciated!
Kevin M. Pearson

Kevin -
Association records for Sgt Melvin C Mealer show he flew 14 missions as gunner with the 524th Squadron from February 16 to March 28, 1945. Our records show missions 280, 283, 287, 291, 293, 296, 297, 299, 300, 304, 305, 308, 311, and 312. Sgt. Mealer may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records.

Records indicate Sgt Mealer did not have a "regular" airplane, flying instead his 14 indicated missions in a number of different aircraft. We can find no record of any mission he may have flown in a/c 43-38466, "Round Twip Wabbit". Sgt Mealer's "regular" crew, as flown on Mission 300 to Betzdorf, Germany, was as follows:

Martin, Donald R, 2nd Lieutenant, Pilot
Hay, Gordon C, Flight Officer, Co-Pilot
Pfouts, Peter , Flight Officer, Navigator
Hardesty, Teddy , Sergeant, Nose Gunner/Togglier
Lewis, James N, Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner
Bensinger, Claire W, Sergeant, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
Drapal, Earl J, Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner
Mealer, Melvin C, Sergeant, Tail Gunner
Pannell, James M, Staff Sergeant, Spot Jammer

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Our records show Sgt Mealer Wounded in Action on his last mission, Group Mission 312 to Berlin. No additional information is available.

Responding 4 4/22/2007
Kent

Search No.  1368 - Richard W Marple

From: "Kate Marple" <kmarple53@comcast.net>
To: <looking4@379thbga.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2007 5:11 AM
Subject: Richard W. Marple

I am looking for information and photos re my father Richard Wesley Marple. I only saw him twice in my life but knew the rest of his family in Minnesota. I have a record of his bombing missions as radio operator but little else about him and his crew in the war. He lived in Long Beach , CA most of his adult life. He died in 1999 in California.

Thank you.
Mary Kay Marple

Mary Kay -
Association records for Sgt Richard W Marple show he flew 30 missions as radio operator/gunner with the 525th Squadron from July 19 to November 2, 1944. Our records show missions 169, 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 179, 180, 182, 188, 190, 195, 196, 198, 200, 203, 205, 206, 209, 212, 213, 215, 217, 219, 222, 224, 227, 228, 229, and 230. Sgt. Marple may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records.

Records indicate Sgt Marple did not have a "regular" crew, seeming to fly instead his 30 indicated missions with a number of different crews, including a number of missions as either element, squadron, or Group Lead. Crew for the September 12, 1944 mission (Group Lead ship) to Bruz, Czechoslovakia (Group Mission 203) was as follows:

Preston, Maurice A, Colonel, Pilot (379th CO)
Drake, Billy J, 1st Lieutenant, Co-Pilot
Gropper, Morris M, Lieutenant, Navigator
Forsman, John S, 2nd Lieutenant, Navigator-GEE
Dutch, Andrew K, Major, Navigator-PFF
Schuster, Billy C, 1st Lieutenant, Bombardier
Marple, Richard W, Tech Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner
Kirsher, Ronald W, Tech Sergeant, Top Turret Gunner
Ballew, Jack T, Staff Sergeant, Waist Gunner
Adair, Orin W, 2nd Lieutenant, Tail Gunner-Formation Control

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Sorry, we know of no photograph of Sgt Marple.

Responding 4 4/22/2007
Kent

Search No. 1367 - Virgil Lonnie Mays

From: Lonna Dorsey, dldorsey@nts-online.net
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 8:20 AM
Subject: Crew Members

Gentlemen:

My dad, Virgil Lonnie Mays, flew from August 1944 to December of 44, 35 missions, with the 525th Squadron of the 379th Bomb group. He told us kids the name of the ship was "London Avenger" he also flew in "Four of a Kind". The following is a list of the crew but he doesn't say which ship. I have his mission-by-mission diary.

Clare, John H. 2Lt 0- 764871
Jones, Andrew N. 2Lt. 0-768575
Lessman, John F. 2Lt. 0-719968
Burke, Edward R. 2Lt. 0-769002
Mays, Virgil L. Cpl. 19128192
Kjarum, Selmer K. PFC 37550979
(above was spare engineer and scrubbed before combat in England)
Marlier, Raymond M. Cpl. 33134136
Hopkins, John E. PFC 36695256
Scheubensky, John P. PFC 39620686
Gibbs, Vencie PFC 39713216
Reger, Marquis B. 2Lt. 0-712906
Bitters, Emile V. 34235842
(busted so often he finished a Pvt.)

Dad received an honorable discharge as a T Sgt; although he was told by his officer that after his last bombing run he was going to make him a Master Srgt. It never materialized. Guess they were all too busy and anxious to go home. I am looking for information on these ships. My brother has a picture of the crew I believe.

Lonna Dorsey

Lonna -
Association records for Sgt Virgil L Mays show he flew 36 missions as engineer/gunner with the 525th Squadron from August 3 to December 24, 1944. Our records show missions 179, 180, 183, 184, 186, 187, 188, 191, 193, 195, 196, 199, 200, 203, 206, 208, 209, 210, 212, 213, 214, 217, 220, 222, 227, 228, 237, 238, 241, 242, 243, 246, 247, 249, 250, and 252. Sgt. Mays may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records.

The crew names you've provided correspond to your Dad's early missions. Crew roster for his first combat mission, flown in a/c 44-6143, "Miss Behavin", was as follows:

Clare, John H, 2nd Lieutenant, Pilot
Jones, Andrew N, 2nd Lieutenant, Co-Pilot
Lessman, John F, 2nd Lieutenant, Navigator
Burke, Edward A, 2nd Lieutenant, Bombardier
Marlier, Raymond M, Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner
Mays, Virgil L, Sergeant, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
Gibbs, Vencie , Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner
Bitter, Emile V, Staff Sergeant, Waist Gunner
Hopkins, John E, Sergeant, Tail Gunner

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Sorry, we can find no record of Selmer Kjarum or John Scheubensky - Marquis Reger does appear as Navigator on some of your Dad's later missions.

Your Dad flew his missions in a number of different aircraft, which is very common, including a/c 42-31228, "London Avenger" (missions 191, 206, 208, 209, 210, 212, 213, 214, 217, 220, 222, 227, 228). Other aircraft in which he flew missions include the aforementioned 44-6143, "Miss Behavin" (missions 179, 188), 42-97302, "Scotch N' Soda" (mission 180), 42-31663, "Tag A Long" (mission 183), 42-31915, "Mary Jo" (mission 184), 42-97678, "The Birmingham Jewell" (mission 186), 42-107146, "Mairzy Doats" (mission 187), 42-97229, "Hi Ho Silver" (mission 193), 42-31592, "Nobody's Baby" (mission 196), 42-38183, "The Lost Angel" (mission 199), 42-39800, "Patches" (mission 200), 42-97370, "The Hellion" (mission 203), 43-38679, "Miss Liberty" (missions 237, 242, 246), and other un-named aircraft. Photos of the listed airplanes for which we have images are being sent via separate e-mail. Sorry, our records do not indicate any missions flown in "Four of a Kind". If it's not too personal, we would be very interested in a copy, or a transcript, of your Father's diary, for help with the mission by mission history of the Group.

Responding 4 4/17/2007
Kent

Search No. 1366 - William Cochran

From: James, pancrater@sbcglobal.net
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 10:01 AM
Subject: Searching for...

Hello, I'm searching on any more info and maybe pics of my grandfather. Captain William Cochran (co-pilot). He only flew two missions before his plane collided with a 109 and he was a p.o.w. after that for the rest of the war.

Thanks for your time.
James

James -
Association records for Lt William Cochran show he flew 2 missions as co-pilot with the 527th Squadron from May 29 to June 11, 1943. Our records show missions 1 and 2. Lt Cochran may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records. On the June 11, 1943 mission to the U-Boat pens at Wilhelmshaven, Germany (and the 379th's 2nd combat mission), a/c 42-3148 was listed as Missing in Action. Crew was as follows:

Brinkman, William H, Lieutenant, Pilot, KIA
Cochran, William H, Lieutenant, Co-Pilot, POW
Homes, William E, Lieutenant, Navigator, POW
Andrews, Donald J, Lieutenant, Bombardier, KIA
Carver, William A, Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner, KIA
Watkins, Clarence F, Tech Sergeant, Top Turret Gunner, KIA
Mitchell, Alfred H, Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner, KIA
Todd, Robert B, Staff Sergeant, Right Waist Gunner, KIA
Smith, Ralph J, Staff Sergeant, Left Waist Gunner, KIA
Murphy, Frank , Staff Sergeant, Tail Gunner, KIA

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Sorry, we have no photo of a/c 42-97833 or of Lt Cochran.

Responding 4 4/8/2007
Kent

Search No.  1365 - Lt. John Cox

From: "Jeff Klein" <klddevel@hotmail.com>
To: <looking4@379thbga.org>
Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 6:02 PM
Subject: Lt. John Cox

Hello,
I am looking for any information on a Lt. John Cox Jr. Serial # 0-776878 that you may be able to give me! According to records that I have (Attatched) he served with the 379th BG in Oct, Nov, Dec, of 1944. Also maybe Jan. of 45. He is listed on a accident report that I have as being a Navigator/Bombardier on the plane # 42-97833. I have also included a picture of the crew! If I could get any additional info on him or the picture, I would greatly appreciate it. He made a notation on the back of the picture that says Charles Faught Crew!
Thanks in advance!
Jeff
I will send photos in next EMail

Jeff -
Association records for Lt John I. Cox show he flew 35 missions as bombardier with the 527th Squadron from September 25, 1944 to January 10, 1945. Our records show missions 208, 209, 211, 216, 217, 218, 221, 222, 224, 225, 228, 229, 230, 231, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238, 239, 241, 243, 244, 247, 248, 252, 254, 255, 256, 257, 259, 260, 261, 263, and 264. Lt Cox may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records.

On the December 9, 1944 mission to Stuttgart, Germany, a/c 42-97833, "Silver Dollar", collided in mid-air with a/c 42-97170, "Julie Mae". A/C 42-97833 was able to land safely in France, with no casualties, however a/c 42-97170 had only 2 survivors. Crews were as follow:

42-97833
Faught, Charles V, 1st Lieutenant, Pilot
Cebuhar, Stanley W, 2nd Lieutenant, Co-Pilot
Thomas, Anthony M, Flight Officer, Navigator
Cox Jr., John I, 2nd Lieutenant, Bombardier
Hall, Harold W, Tech Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner
Carroll, Joseph F, Tech Sergeant, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
Knock Jr., Frederick A, Staff Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner
Dalton, Patrick J, Staff Sergeant, Waist Gunner
Guerttman, Ronald A, Staff Sergeant, Tail Gunner

42-97170
Kennewick, Robert , 2nd Lieutenant, Pilot, KIA
Gordon, Arthur J, 2nd Lieutenant, Co-Pilot, KIA
Werley, Joseph W, 2nd Lieutenant, Navigator, KIA
Reynolds, Arthur D, Sergeant, Nose Gunner/Togglier, KIA
Benson, Turell A, Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner, KIA
Hamilton, Samuel P, Tech Sergeant, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
Weiss, Ralph , Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner, KIA
Larose, Donald A, Sergeant, Waist Gunner, KIA
Clark, Robert D, Sergeant, Tail Gunner

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Sorry, we have no photo of a/c 42-97833 or of Lt Cox.

Responding 4 4/8/2007
Kent

Search No. 1364 - J.F. Payleitner

From: Thierry PURAYE, tpuraye@club-internet.fr
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 6:12 AM
Subject: Payleitner J.F.

I am Thierry Puraye, son of Andre and Denise Puraye, born Denise Lecrenier. My mother and her father, Oscar Lecrenier belonged to the Belgian resistance and lived near Liège in Rotheux. My mother passed away in 1982, and left behind quite a lot of correspondance and photographs dating back to the war and the years that immediately followed. Amongst the letters there are a few that related to the death of J F Payleitner: there are letters trying to trace his parents back through the Porter family (an American soldier my mother met), and when contact was made, letters exchanged with his parents. His parents mention receiving the visit of two of the crew who were in the downed plane. My mother also looked after John Payleitner's grave in Neupré where he is buried, and I have a picture of his father with my mother when he visited in August 1954.

As I found information relating to P W Speasmaker a crew member on the same plane as JF Payleitner, as well as the mention that two of the crew (Donald Hornbeck and George Handy) are on the Association roster, I was wondering whether they happened to meet my mother all those years ago, and whether they were amongst the crew members who went to see J F Payleitner's parents.

I would be happy to exchange any information I have in my possession (photographs, letters, .) with anyone who would be interested, and would like to know a bit more about JF Payleitner's and the crew.

Looking forward to hearing from someone.
Thierry PURAYE

Thierry -
Association records for Lt J.F. Payleitner show he flew 20 missions as co-pilot with the 526th Squadron from September 8, 1944 to February 14, 1945. Our records show missions 199, 201, 206, 248, 249, 252, 253, 254, 257, 258, 261, 262, 264, 265, 267, 268, 272, 274, 276, and 278. Lt Payleitner may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records.

On February 14, 1945, the 379th participated in a raid on the railroad marshalling yards at Dresden, Germany. Lt. Payleitner was flying in a/c 42-97980, this aircraft experienced engine trouble, tried to land in Liege, got over the field on approach from about 2,000 feet. Got red flares...pilot immediately pulled up flaps and landing gear and tried to give it full power. Engines # 1,#2, #3 out. The left wing dropped and aircraft went in. Aircraft did not burn, all the tanks were dry in the left wing. The wing hit an orchard, then a house, then the nose dug into a second house. 3 crew killed instantly, 4 went to hospital injured, 1 of the 4 later died of wound, and 2 crew were uninjured. Crew was as follows:

Brown, James H, Lieutenant, Pilot, KIA
Payleitner, John F, Lieutenant, Co-Pilot, KIA
Hornbeck, Donald D, Lieutenant, Navigator
Romeka, William S, Flight Officer, Navigator-PFF
Smith, Joseph D, Lieutenant, Bombardier, KIA
Batchelder, Reginald C, Tech Sergeant, Radio Operator
Adams, William J, Tech Sergeant, Engineer/Top Turret KIA
Speasmaker, Phillip W, Staff Sergeant, Waist Gunner
Handy, George W, Staff Sergeant, Tail Gunner

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Information on the crewmembers who survived this crash indicate that Lt. Hornbeck and Sgt Speasmaker are deceased, George Handy is on our current roster. We would be interested in any photos you have and are willing to share. Thanks for your kind offer and interest in both the 379th and Lt Payleitner's gravesite.

Responding 4 4/3/2007
Kent

Search No.  1363 - Leslie M Gross

From: Marian Pearcy, mpearcy@aye.net
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 10:21 AM
Subject: Leslie M.Gross MIA

I am looking for information about First Lieutenant Leslie M. Gross who was a Bombardier with the 527th Bomber Squadron. He was MIA on October 14, 1943, during the Schweinfurt raid, and later declared killed in action by the War Department.

I represent his widow, Zelpha, who is now 86 years old. They were married on March 3, 1943. He left for England in April, 1943. She is now reminiscing about her first love and would find comfort in any information about him.

Marian McGrath Pearcy
Attorney at Law

Marian -
Association records for Lt Leslie M Gross show he flew 17 missions as bombardier with the 527th Squadron from May 29 to October 14, 1943. Our records show missions 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 28, 29, and 38. Lt Gross may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records.

On October 14, 1943, the Eighth Air Force dispatched 320 B-17s and B-24s of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Bomb Divisions against the ball bearing factories at Schweinfurt, Germany. A total of 60 airplanes did not return, and were listed as "Missing in Action", including 6 from the 379th Bomb Group. This mission would thereafter be known as "Black Thursday". Lt Gross was flying in aircraft 42-3269, "Picadilly Willy" on this mission. Crew was as follows:

Carnal, Walter F, Captain, Pilot, POW
Davidson, William S, 1st Lieutenant, Co-Pilot, POW
Chudoba, Albert J, 2nd Lieutenant, Navigator, POW
Gross, Leslie M, 1st Lieutenant, Bombardier, KIA
Cruzan, Leonard F, Tech Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner, POW
Wyland, Dean L, Tech Sergeant, Top Turret Gunner, POW
Sherman, Donald S, Staff Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner, POW
Rukavina, Nick G, Staff Sergeant, Right Waist Gunner, KIA
Rodriquez, Monico R, Staff Sergeant, Left Waist Gunner, POW
Fisher, Milton M, Staff Sergeant, Tail Gunner, POW

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Two photos are being sent via separate e-mail: first, a photo from the Group Anthology, captioned "Walter Carnal's Crew", and, second, a photo of a/c 42-29896, "Tondelayo", in which Lt Gross flew mission #11 on July 14, 1943. If Lt Gross appears in either of these photos, we would be grateful for an identification.

Responding 4 3/21/2007
Kent

Search No.  1362 - Robert W Huey

From: mark huey, markhuey2@gmail.com
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 6:02 PM
Subject: Robert W. Huey

Hello, My name is Mark Huey. I am looking for any information on Staff Sgt. Robert W. Huey a tail gunner in the B-17 "Swamp Fire". He was my grand father and i have recently come into possession of all his medals he received during the war and I am looking to get as much information i can as to his missions and history. I thank you in advance for any help you can give me.

Mark

Mark -
Association records for Sgt Robert W Huey show he flew 31 missions as gunner with the 524th Squadron from December 9, 1944 to April 20, 1945. Our records show missions 248, 249, 251, 252, 253, 256, 258, 259, 260, 265, 266, 269, 271, 274, 275, 276, 278, 283, 285, 287, 291, 314, 318, 319, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, and 329. Sgt Huey may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records.

Records show Sgt Huey flying missions on a number of different aircraft, including a/c 42-32024, "Swamp Fire" on mission 249 to Mannheim, Germany on December 11, 1944. According to our information, this may have been the last mission for this aircraft before being declared "War Weary", with 114 missions to its credit. Crew for that mission was as follows:

Clipson, Frank R, 2nd Lieutenant, Pilot
Rozear, Frederick C, 2nd Lieutenant, Co-Pilot
Chapman, Frederick S, Flight Officer, Navigator
Reich, James W, Flight Officer, Bombardier
Villasenor, Pablo , Sergeant, Radio Operator/Gunner
Mitchell, Ivy B, Sergeant, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
Gates, Edward A, Sergeant, Ball Turret Gunner
Ringer, Robert M, Sergeant, Waist Gunner
Huey, Robert W, Sergeant, Tail Gunner

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. A photo of "Swamp Fire" is attached. Also, please see the Looking 4 inquiry #1245 (available on the website), a previous inquiry by the son of one of your grandfather's crew mates.

Responding 4 3/20/2007
Kent

Search No.  1361 – Jan Spurgiasz

From: Mark Spurgiesz, mspurg@comcast.net
To: looking4@379thbga.org
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2007 1:47 PM
Subject: TSGT Jan Spurgiasz

I am a relative of TSGT Jan Spurgiasz who enlisted May 21, 1943 into the Air Corps. Jan was born 1921 in New York and his records show he died 29 Nov 1943. Jan was Missing in Action or Buried at Sea and was awarded the Air Medal & Purple Heart. Does anyone have a photo of Jan or know how I might obtain a photo of Jan? Would the military have a photo of Jan on file? If so, how would I go about obtaining a copy? Is there anyone who might have know Jan Spurgiasz with whom I could write to?

Thank you for any help.
Sincerely,
Mark Spurgiesz

Mark –
Association records for Sgt Jan Spurgiasz show he flew 4 missions with the 525th Squadron from November 5 to November 29, 1943. Our records show missions 41, 42, 43, and 44. Sgt Spurgiasz may have flown additional missions, but these are the ones we have in our records. Records show Sgt Spurgiasz flying aboard aircraft 42-29787, “Wilder Nell”, on the November 29, 1943 mission to Bremen, Germany. This aircraft was believed to have had its tail section taken off by fire from three Fw-190 aircraft – only 1 parachute was observed. Crew was as follows:

LeFevre Charles H., 2nd Lt, P, KIA
Miller John R., 2nd Lt, CP, KIA
Spurgiasz Jan , SGT, N, KIA
Valsecchi Alfred, 2nd Lt, B, KIA
Dixon Leonard , T/SGT, RO, KIA
Mulligan James C, T/SGT, TT, KIA
Hunter Robert W., S/SGT, BT, KIA
Gorn Lion A, S/SGT, RW, KIA
Laird Wesley W., S/SGT, LW, KIA
Schooley Edgar E., S/SGT, TG, POW

This response will be posted in the "Looking 4" section of our website, in case any members have any additional information. Sorry, we have no photo of this aircraft. We have no information on how to search for “official” photos or other information – a fire destroyed a significant amount of the official government records of this period in 1973.

Responding 4 3/20/2007
Kent

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