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Cairo, Egypt December 29, 1942 Lt. D. E. Maul, Lt. R. L. Wilson, Lt. M. H. Schiwetz (Courtesy of the Family of Max W. Schiwetz). Max is the 3rd airman on the right and was assigned to the 9th AAF, 98th Bomb Group, 415 Bomb Squadron.

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  • Max Schiwetz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 415BS, 98BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti raid in B-24 Liberator 42-40520 'Yen Tu' 1-Aug-43; hit by flak and with wounded crew pressed on to bomb target, pilots climbed to allow bale out of crew then crashed at Barcanesti,...

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Cairo, Egypt December 29, 1942 Lt. D. E. Maul, Lt. R. L. Wilson, Lt. M. H. Schiwetz (Courtesy of the Family of Max W. Schiwetz). Max is the 3rd airman on the right and was assigned to the 9th AAF, 98th Bomb Group, 415 Bomb Squadron. Photo provided by Nephew, Frederick j. Plaeger, from the collection of his Mother (Max's Sister).

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