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RICHARD K. MARSH CREW - 359th BS
B-17G Scorchy #42-31314 (359BS) BN-M
(crew assigned 359BS: 21 Jan 1944 - photo: 04 Feb 1944)
(Marsh was copilot to J.N. Savage, upgraded to pilot 01 Apr 1944)

(Back L-R) Lt Richard K. Marsh (P **), Lt Robert L. Cunningham (CP),
Lt Myles J. Walsh (N **), Lt Jack Joyce (B **)

(Front L-R) T/Sgt Eugene B. Davis (E **), T/Sgt George A. Minks (R **),
S/Sgt Warren G. Rogers (WG **), S/Sgt James E. Munson (BT **),
S/Sgt Raymond J. Moessner (TG **) S/Sgt William R. Ferrell (WG)

Thirty-one dispatched (30 credited) Missions flown by Richard K. Marsh:
As CoPilot: 2Lt John N. Savage (P) - 17 dispatched (16 Credited) missions - 110 (AS) (21 Feb 44), 111 (AS), 112, 113, 115, 121, 123(A) (Spare), 124, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131(AS), 132, 133, 134 (11 Apr 44); 1Lt George H. Blossom - 1 credited mission (116)
As Pilot: 13 credited missions with 9 different CoPilots - 136 (18 Apr 44), 137, 138, 139, 140, 141 (AS), 146, 151, 152, 153, 154, 165, 167 (2 June 44).
For mission dates and targets see the missions list. (A) Aborted no credit mission -- (AS) Credited Abortive Sortie - No bombs dropped.

Crew Note:
1Lt Richard K. Marsh (P) - Flew 17 credited missions as CoPilot. Upgraded from CoPilot to Pilot on orders dated 01 April 1944. First mission as 1st Pilot on 18 April 1944. Thirty mission combat tour completed on 2 June 1944.

** See John N. Savage Crew Photo
75th Mission of Knockout Dropper #41-24605

[photo courtesy of Robert L. Cunningham]
[Researched by Historian Harry D. Gobrecht]