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Armorers of the 405th Fighter Squadron such as Sergeant Louis P. Cellitti, third from the left atop the wing of this P-47, loaded relief supplies instead of bombs on the squadron’s P-47 Thunderbolts in order to help the Lost Battalion. The other men seen in this view are, on wing left to right, Ras Rogers and Earl M. Berkley. Standing are Benjamin H. Deller, Dan M. Nall, Irving J. Gnehm and Earnest P. Toma. Kneeling are Rudolph D. Jennings and Albert Martinez. (The Story of the 371st Fighter Group in the E.T.O., page 126)

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