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"City Of Youngstown"
"The Confederate Soldier"
B-29 #44-61524

Replacement Crew
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Replacement Crew 9's "City of Youngstown" in action
Photo Courtesy of Col. Michael Dickey, grandson of Sgt Howard V. Dickey, Camera Tech 61st BS

Courtesy of Len Round, RG

Standing L to R:
*F/O William Burke, Jr. Flight Engineer
1st Lt James S. Adams Bombardier
Capt  James Welch, Jr  Airplane Commander
Sgt Houston J. Jones  Tail Gunner
S/Sgt Daniel E. Hughes  Left Gunner
T/Sgt Richard A. Huston Radio Operator
Kneeling L to R:
T/Sgt David Luft  CFC Gunner
1st Lt Edgar A. Reed Navigator
1st Lt Richard K. Larsen Pilot
1st Lt Francis M. Adams Radar Observer
S/Sgt Leonard P. Round Right Gunner

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 Crew 9
Honor Roll 
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T/Sgt David Luft
CFC Gunner
crop duster; killed in a plane crash
1st Lt Richard K. Larsen
Pilot
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T/Sgt Arlington R. Kaeding
Crew Chief
12 December 1967
F/O William M. Burke, Jr.
Flight Engineer
29 December 1969
Sgt Houston J. Jones
Tail Gunner
23 April 1951
S/Sgt Richard A. Huston
Radio Op
17 October 1997

Updates:

3 September 2011: Added: Burke, Jones & Huston to Crew Honor Roll as well as to the Final Flight Honor Roll section of our site - Thank you to Cathy McDowell, daughter of Capt James Welch, Jr. Airplane Commander, for proviidng us the information.


60th Squadron Crew Index
Source: "History of the 39th Bomb Group"; Len Round; Randy Kaeding; Cathy McDowell