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 Miss Slipstream

322nd Squadron

Lt. Towner's Crew

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Serial # 43-38202

Back Row - Left to Right

1st Lt. Francis Towner, Pilot; 1st Lt. James Fink, Co-pilot; 1st Lt. Harold Lasch, Navigator; 1st Lt. Modesto Olivo, Bombardier

Front Row - Left to Right

Henry Schulz, Radio Operator; John Cangemi, Engineer; S/Sgt. Anthony Taccinelli, Ball Turret Gunner; Joseph Polinski, Right Waist Gunner; S/Sgt. Lawrence Schenk, Tail Gunner; S/Sgt. Borge Kellstrom, Left Waist Gunner


Photos contributed by Dot Lasch

Miss Slipstream Factoid - According to Dot Lasch: 1) This was the original crew who chose the name for the B-17; 2) Three of the men from the original crew were KIA on other B-17s (Schulz, Cangemi, Kellstrom).