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"City of Jewett City"
"Kick A Poo Joy II"
B-29 # 42-65361
"B" Flight Leader
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Courtsey of Ralph Weston,Pilot
Kneeling L to R:
  Unknown Temp Replacement Gunner
S/Sgt Joseph J. Jacaruso Tail Gunner
T/Sgt Howard W. Hunsinger CFC Gunner
S/Sgt Raymond J. Jacob Right Gunner
S/Sgt Henry R. Moesner Radio Operator
Standing L to R:
1st Lt Ralph A. Weston Pilot
1st Lt Carl H. Gabriel Bombardier
1st Lt Raymond L. Slater Navigator
Major Jerome A. Zee Airplane Commander
1st Lt Louis L. Orenbuch Flight Engineer
1st Lt Edward B. Davenport Radar Observer
Not Pictured:
Sgt James W. Sherrer CFC Gunner- replacement
T/Sgt Carroll B. Hart CFC Gunner

 Crew 47
Honor Roll 
S/Sgt Henry R. Moesner
Radio Operator
killed in a farm accident (1950's)
Major Jerome A. Zee
Airplane Commander
May 1974
T/Sgt Howard W. Hunsinger
CFC Gunner
October 1985
1st Lt Louis L. Orenbuch
Flight Engineer
24 October 1991
1st Lt Edward B. Davenport
Radar Observer
30 October 1992
S/Sgt Raymond J. Jacob
Right Gunner
16 April 1997
T/Sgt Carroll B. Hart
CFC Gunner
23 March 2001
Cpl Francis E. "Fritz" Mesevage
Airplane Electrical Mechanical Specialist
23 July 2001
1st Lt Ralph A. Weston
Pilot
25 January 2006
Sgt Ralph G. Servidio
Mechanic
15 June 2007
1st Lt Carl H. Gabriel
Bombardier
19 May 2010

Continued
Source: "History of the 39th Bomb Group"