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  • Tags: Flying Fortress

Photo of Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Schwartz, Tech. Sgt. Eugene; Article on back of photo; "By James R. Scott of the Herald-Review Staff; Veteran of 25 bombing raids over t he North European theater, Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz of Bethany believes that only an…

Photo of Lt. Carl D. Mitchell in uniform standing by airplane door

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Herald and Review Library: Mitchell, Lt. Carl D., Article on back of photo; "Raid On, by Maxine Kyle of Herald Staff; Piloting a Flying fortress in the Rome raid was one of the missions of Lieut. Carl D. Mitchell, who walked in on his parents, Mr.…

Photo of Sgt. Horace E. Kepler in bomber jacket and hat

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Herald and Review Library: Kepler, Sgt. Horace E.; Article on back of photo; "Kepler to Be Gunner, Sgt. Horace E. Kepler, son of Mrs. E. w. Grant, Decatur, is completing combat training at Geiger field, Spokane, Wash., with the army air forces heavy…

Photo of Homer T. Hill, Jr. wearing bomber jacket standing in front of airplane

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Herald and Review Library: Hill, S/Sgt Home T., Jr.; Article on back of photo; "Staff Sergeant Home T. Hill, Jr., son of Mrs. Myrtle Hill of Decatur, Illinois photographed at an Italian Air Base beside the Liberator bomber in which he flew his…

Photo of Sgt. James M. Galligan

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Herald and Review Library: Article on back of photo: "Staff Sgt. James M. Galligan, son of Mrs. James Galligan, 364 East Eldorado street, has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for "extraordinary achievement" while serving as a tail-gunner…

Photo of Flying Fortress crew from Alexandria Army Air Field, Alexandria, LA. inlcuding Lt. LaVerne N. Cummins

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WWII - Herald and Review Library; Cummins, Lt. LaVerne N., 6/29/1944 unused. A member the Flying Fortress Crew of Alexandria, LA. Army Air Field. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Gussie O. Cummins, 1902 E. Main St., Decatur, IL. Lt. Cummins in second on left,…

Photo of Lt. Robert C. Culp in flight uniform

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WWII- Herald and Review Library; Culp, Lt. Robert C., 4/26/1945. Article on back of photo: "Lt. Robert C. Culp, whose wife Mary, lives at Forsyth, recently participated in missions against German targets on the Eastern front, according to word from…

Photo of Samuel E. Conroy receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross from Lt. Col. Howard C. Stelling

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WWII - Herald and Review Library; Conroy, Samuel E., 12/20/1944 and 1/22/1945. Articles on back of photo: "Samuel E. Conroy, son of Mr. & Mrs. J. H. Conroy, 1185 W. Forest Ave,., receives the Distinguished Flying Cross from Lt. Col. Howard C.…