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B-24 Crew - 851st Bomb Squadron / 490th Bomb Group. Sgt John E Ranes front left, flight engineer

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    Military | Staff Sergeant | Clerk / Aerial Engineer
    John Edward Ranes joined the Iowa National Guard with his twin brother William H Ranes, as they promised their mother that they would not enlist in the Army. They both flew in the 8th AAF in England. John was in the 851st from March until Aug 1944...

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23 August 2017 10:11:49 John E Ranes II Created entry with caption, person associations and place associations
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Submitted by John E Ranes II (Son)

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