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Lead Crew - Mission #134
11 Apr 1944
Sorau, Germany
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B-17G Ole George #42-31574 (358BS) VK-G
303rd CBW-A Low Lead - Pilot Capt G.T. Mackin / CoPilot 1Lt A.S. Litman

(Back L-R) 1Lt Lawrence C. Merthan (N), 1Lt Charles C. Armstrong (B),
Capt George T. Mackin (P), 1Lt Arnold S. Litman (CP)

(Front L-R) T/Sgt Francis H. Stender (TG), S/Sgt Victor H. Miller (LWG),
S/Sgt Buenaventura L. Castillo (RWG), T/Sgt Francis R. Ebbighausen (R),
T/Sgt George A. Smith (E), Sgt Paul M. Gibbs (BT)

The man on the far right in the photo is an unidentified ground crewman. #42-31574 first shows the name "Ole George" on the September 1944 303rd BG(H) report of assigned B-17s and shows (no name) in April 1944.

[photo courtesy of Willard H. Bergeron - identification by Mark Forlow]