Stewart was apparently transfered to the 315th
BW - Northwest Field 331st BG, 357th BS. As a
member of Crew 7C1 (a large diamond with a large
"B" inside on the tail.) Call sign -
"Slicker 48" The Individual Aircraft
was # 48.
# 44-83937 Name: "NOSMO KING"
Crew was as follows:
Faye E. Allen - Airplane Commander
2Lt Edwin R. Pugsley - Pilot
2Lt. Joseph E. Hnatov - Bombardier
F/O Kenneth L. Perkins - Navigator
T/Sgt Charles S. Adams - Flight Engineer
Frederick A. Le Blanc - Radio Op
Sgt William E. Dowty, Jr. - CFC
Sgt Leonard Earl Stewart - RG
Sgt Hugo A. Demarco - LG
This crew had no NO TAIL GUNNER as it was a B-29B
Aircraft. They had a 10-man crew with a radar
controlled tail gun [APQ15 Radar] and was stripped
of all other armament. Gunners were reclassified
The crew chief on the above named acft. was a
M/Sgt. Fred L. Roddy Jr.