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    77 years After WWII Plane Crash, Family Returns to Learn of Extraordinary Rescue [Image 2 of 7]

    77 years After WWII Plane Crash, Family Returns to Learn of Extraordinary Rescue

    1st Lt. William Monahan’s crew in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress after the plane’s 34th mission on August 10, 1943. Back row, Left to Right: Tech. Sgt. M.D. Ignaczewski (Engineer); Staff Sgt. Frank Kimotek (Radio operator); Staff Sgt. Walter Gasser (Asst. Engineer/Right waist gunner); Staff Sgt. Alfred R. Buinicky (Ball turret); Staff Sgt. James H. Comer, Jr. (Left waist gunner); Staff Sgt. David Miller (Tail gunner). Front row, Left to Right: 1st Lt. William J. Monahan (Pilot); 1st Lt. Martin L. "Pete" Clark (Co-Pilot); 2nd Lt. William P. Maher (Navigator); 2nd Lt. Walter Hargrove (Bombardier). 1st Lt. Pete Clark did not fly on August 31st, and later identified 2nd Lt. Maher and 2nd Lt. Hargrove for security purposes when they returned to London. He was replaced on that mission by 1st Lt. Louis Benepe. (Photo courtesy of USAAF photo archives)

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    Date Taken: 06.20.2019
    Date Posted: 06.20.2019 05:15
    Photo ID: 5509717
    VIRIN: 190522-Z-QI027-098
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