UPL 21811


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The crew of aircraft number 42-30474 are as follows: Front Row: [Left to Right] ​• F/O Otis S. Lee - Pilot • F/O Carlton O. Alderson - Co-Pilot • 2nd Lt. Rudy Menchl - Navigator • [?] James Markesiten - Bombardier • 2nd Lt. Thomas H. Carver - Bombardier * [* Replacement - Not Pictured] Back Row: [Left to Right] • S/Sgt. Harry L. Cunningham - Waist Gunner • T/Sgt. Ralph E. Kramer - Radio Operator • S/Sgt. Willie C. Jones - Asst. Engineer • T/Sgt. Victor Dickerson - Engineer • S/Sgt. George H. Ritter - Asst. Radio Operator • S/Sgt. Leonard A. Farley - Tail Gunner


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  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bumb's Rush
  • Unit: 99th Bomb Group 346th Bomb Squadron


Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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I am the Grandson of Harry L. Cunningham, Waist Gunner

Date: 15 May 2016 08:10:48
ChangesCreated entry with caption and aircraft associations

Photo courtesy of Bill Lee [Nephew of the pilot Otis Lee]