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Sgt. Matt Pettera (Assistant Crew Chief); T/Sgt. Alfred Ciarimboli (Instrument Shop); M/Sgt. Edward "Pinky" Pinkowski (Crew Chief) standing with a "Creep."

The Creep was a small vehicle built by the ground crew for getting instruments to the planes. The crew that built it was featured in a "Stars & Stripes" article in 1943 or early 1944. The plane in the picture is "Frank's Nightmare" (25437) (401st BS).

Photo contributed by Aubin Pene