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Credits

Thanks to John Potenza, Jr., son and daughter of John Potenza (CFC gunner, “Trigger Mortis II”, 39th Squadron)

The Airplane


“Patricia Lynn” on final approach to Runway D at Tinian. Note the exhaust stains on the underwing. This picture was taken from the circle drive in front of the 509th CG base.
Photo provided by David Wilhelm, son of Sgt Daniel L. Wilhelm (58th BW, 468th BG, 794th and 795th BS), all rights reserved.


“Patricia Lynn” and unidentified members of the ground crew.
Photo provided by John Potenza, all rights reserved.

The full name of the airplane may have been “Big Fat Mama & Patricia Lynn”.

The Air Crew

The airplane was assigned to Lt  John L. “Jack” Burwell.  The crew # is not known.

The Ground Crew

The crew chief of this airplane is S/Sgt B. E. Lewis, Jr.

 

Last updated 03/29/2010