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When Hollywood Ruled The Skies - Volumes 1 through 4 by Bruce Oriss


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:19 pm 
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Capt Waddy Young and "Dammit" along with (on top) Lt Vetters-CP, Sgt Chapman-GNR, Lt Garrison-Nav, Sgt Lee-GNG, SSgt Gatto-GNR, SSgt Mansir-Radio. (on ground) Lt Ellis-B, Lt Black-Radar, Sgt Avon-Radio and Sgt Carnegie-GNR watch Cpl Lindsay Decker finsih the artwork on their B-29A. They were MIA Jan. 9, 1945.

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For some reason I thought I remember seeing a pic of them acting like the nose art.

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I believe the photo you're referring to is in Birdsall's book, Chris. I've got an image of it somewhere in the attic.


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Confirmed, it's in Birdsall's Saga of the Superfortress page 139. Sad they didn't survive the war.


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it was in an issue of life magazine........

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Here you go.

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That's it. THat is awesome. It is sad that they didn't make it through.

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Those are great photos. Looks like a fun group of guys.


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Waddy Young was a All-American football player and also played baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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