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"Fifty-Second Seabees"
B-29 # 44-69792
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"Fifty-Second Seabees" dedication photos click here


Standing L to R:
1st Lt Robert Woodard Radar Observer
1st Lt Charles Heeney Pilot
Major James L. Gary Airplane Commander 
1st Lt Frederick W. Dock Navigator
1st Lt George M. Bopp Bombardier
T/Sgt George Singleton CFC Gunner
S/Sgt William S. Wren Left Gunner
Kneeling L to R:
Sgt James J. White Right Gunner
Sgt Donald Weiss Tail Gunner
Sgt Harold Krumnow Radio Operator
F/O John J. Peny Flight Engineer
Not Pictured:
M/Sgt Cecil F. Allain Crew Chief
S/Sgt Leonard Osmulski Mechanic

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 Crew 33
Honor Roll 
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S/Sgt Leonard Osmulski
Mechanic
December 1974
F/O John J. Peny
Flight Engineer
August 1984
T/Sgt George A. Singleton
CFC Gunner
22 October 1985
1st Lt Charles J. Heeney
Pilot
6 December 1989
Major James L. Gary
Airplane Commander
30 June 1997
1st Lt Robert L. Woodard
Radar Observer
02 May 1991
S/Sgt Donald C. Weiss
Tail Gunner
10 June 1993
1st Lt Frederick W. Dock
Navigator
24 April 2003
S/Sgt William Spencer Wren
Left Gunner
08 December 2003
1st Lt George M. Bopp
Bombardier
24 April 2004
S/Sgt Harold Krumnow
Radio Operator
11 May 2009

Update:

04 June 2010:

Added John J. Peny to Honor Roll - per WWII Enlistment Record he was born in 1907and entered the service from Adams Co. Colorado; per Social Security Death Index entry John Peny born 1907 last resided in Denver, Colorado.

Added Frederick W. Dock to Honor Roll - per WWII Enlistment Record he was born in 1922 and entered the service from North Carolina; per Social Security Death Index entry for Frederick W. Dock born 1922 was found SS Number was issued in North Carolina. There was only one SSDI entry for Frederick W. Dock -
This leaves James J. White, Right Gunner, as the last living member of this crew.

13 May 2009:
Added Harold Krumnow to Honor Roll

04 November 2006:
Added George Bopp to Honor Roll

25 January 2002: Added James Gary to Honor Roll

08 January 2001: Crew 33's B-29 serial number 44-69792 nicknamed "Fifty-Second Seabees" crashed on 03 October 1945. Crew 40, Capt Lawrence Devine, AC, was using this aircraft for their training missions. Based on information from Suzanne Sadler Stone, sister of 2nd Lt. Hammond Sadler, Pilot, P-40

If any one has information regarding Crew 33 (combat or ground) email updates@39th.org

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61st Squadron Crew Index
Source: "History of the 39th Bomb Group" , GO24