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27 September 1943
Lacey, Frink

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27 September 1943, Emden/Aurich (Harbor)

Back L-R: 2nd Lt. Leon Fields (OBS/TG), 1st Lt. Horace Frink (P), Col. J.K. Lacey (AC), 1st Lt. Lester Hegstad (N), 1st Lt. Clyde Carlson (B)

Front L-R: SSgt. Clyde Savage (FG), SSgt. William Shelton (BT), TSgt. William Ralston (TT), SSgt. Julius McNutt (FG), TSgt. Roy Griffith (RO)

Not Pictured: 2nd Lt. Raino Jylkka (N)

Aircraft: B-17F 547th BS 42-5852 SO*T The Natural

Source: The Quentin Bland Collection.
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Another image of this photo carried the following description:

Aircraft is 42-5852, "The Natural".

BACK L-R: LT Leon Fields (CP), LT Horace Frink (P), COL Julius Lacey (Group Commander), LT Lester O.Hegstad (N), LT Clyde P. Carlson (B).

FRONT L-R: SSGT Clyde A. Savage (ASST E),SSGT William A. Shelton (ASST RO), SSGT William C. Ralston (E),SSGT Archie Rutherford (TG), SSGT Julius F. McNutt (G)SSGT Roy W. Griffith (RO).

Photo courtesy of Lester Hegstad

Original Site Crew Photo
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Another image of this photo carried the following description:
Frink, Horace (Crew 79), September 27, 1943. Lead crew to Emden, Germany.

Aircraft is 42-5852, "The Natural".

Pictured in the back row, L-R: LT Leon Fields (CP), LT Horace Frink (P), COL Julius Lacey (Group Commander), LT Lester O.Hegstad (N), LT Clyde P. Carlson (B).

Front row, L-R: SSGT Clyde A. Savage (ASST E),SSGT William A. Shelton (ASST RO), SSGT William C. Ralston (E),SSGT Archie Rutherford (TG), SSGT Julius F. McNutt (G)SSGT Roy W. Griffith (RO).

Photo courtesy of Lester Hegstad.

Original Site Crew Photo
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Another image of this photo carried the following description:
Updated by Marc Poole, 2014.

Contributed by Marc Poole, July 2014.

Sortie 3557: Mission 120, 1944-05-30, 42-38014, BK*G
CREWMEMBER POSITION
Beckett, Thomas Pope Commander
Kelly, John Thomas Pilot
Martin-Vegue, James Raymond Navigator
Monfort, Robert Hugh Navigator
Austin, Raymond L, Jr Bombardier
Trypuc, John Vincent, Jr Radio Operator
Budassi, Remo Guido Engineer/Top Turret
Chouinard, Garnet (NMI) Ball Turret
Griggs, Frederick Monroe Tail Gunner
Cruise, James Henry Waist (Flexible) Gunner

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