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B-17 #42-3459 / Jolly Roger

Delivered to Cheyenne 26/6/43; Dow Field 29/7/43; Assigned to the 546th BS, squadron code BK-F, 384th BG, Station 106, Grafton Underwood, UK on 9/8/43; Missing in Action Nantes 23/9/43 with Philip E. Higdon, Co-pilot: Louis E. Ritt, Navigator: Meyer Begab, Bombardier: Lawrence E. Johnston, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: James L. Jett, Waist gunner: Willard J. Cronin,Tail gunner: Edward J. Humphrey (7 Prisoner of War), Radio Operator: Ardell Bollinger, Ball turret gunner: Joseph Markus Kalas, Waist gunner: Leonard J. Kelly (3 evaded capture); enemy aircraft KO’d #3 & #4 engines, crashed at Plouguenast, 18 miles South of St Brieux, France. Missing Air Crew Report 748. JOLLY ROGER

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