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39th Bomb Group (VH)


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"City of Redfield"
"Forever Amber"
B-29 # WD 44-70079
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Courtsey of James O.Kirk, Pilot

Kneeling L to R:
S/Sgt Louis C. Harper Radio Operator
S/Sgt S. B. Bailey Tail Gunner
S/Sgt Dennis C. Murphy Right Gunner
T/Sgt James T. Robertson CFC Gunner
T/Sgt Leo F. Baker Left Gunner
T/Sgt Harold L. Mithelman Flight Engineer
Standing L to R:
Capt Thomas A. Wacht Airplane Commander
2nd Lt David P. Shaffalo Radar
2nd Lt Sheldon E. Elliott Navigator
2nd Lt Robert J. Brashears Bombardier
2nd Lt James O. Kirk Pilot

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 Crew 51
Honor Roll 
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T/Sgt Leo F. Baker
Left Gunner
19 April 1961
S/Sgt Dennis C. Murphy
Right Gunner
1968
T/Sgt Harold L. Mithelman
Flight Engineer
15 Sept 1987
2nd Lt Robert J. Brashears
Bombardier
27 July 1997
S/Sgt Louis C. Harper
Radio Operator
16 February 1998
T/Sgt James T. Robertson
CFC Gunner
22 March 1998
Capt Thomas A. Wacht
Airplane Commander
27 September 2001
1st Lt Sheldon E. Elliott
Navigator
6 January 2009
2nd Lt James O.Kirk
Pilot
15 March 2010

Source: "History of the 39th Bomb Group"