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This photo was taken after the 29/7/43 mission to Kiel. from left to right Chester S. Voorhis (BTG) L.J.Fecteau (RO) M.L.Lawrence (Bomb) Joseph W. Kane (Pilot) James C. Meade(Nav)Harry Cornell (C/P) Leroy Pikelis (Eng) Missing from picture is Gene Foster (Lwg) KIA J.J. Vachout (TG) MIA later switched to KIA Charles B. Lozenski (Rwg) Badly wounded spent the next 5 weeks 1 day in the 12th Evac Hospital



  • Harold Cornell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Born 06 Oct 1920 in Mendocino County, California. Enlisted Stockton, California 06 Apr 1942. ...

  • Joseph Kane

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Flew 25 Combat Missions out of England. One of two to return from Schweinfurt 14 October 1943. At times flew Group, Squadron and Wing Lead. Was in the Air Force for 10 yrs and 30 yrs as an airline pilot. Discharged from Travis AFB, 1950. ...

  • Manning Lawrence

    Military | Captain | Bombardier
    Manning Lee Lawrence born 03 July 1921, Burbank CA. Earned his wings as a bombardier in class 42-17 in Victorville AAF 12 December 1942 (photograph from the Class book). ...

  • Leroy Pikelis

    Military | Engineer/Top Turret

  • Chester Voorhis

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner


Date Contributor Update
06 May 2019 01:58:31 CHARLIE B Changes to caption

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Date Contributor Update
06 May 2019 01:26:54 CHARLIE B Created entry with collection and caption

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