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"Bomber Captured Spirit of City"

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  • John Barnes

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator
    John Barnes was born January 31, 1922 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Leonard and Gertrude Barnes of Emporium, PA . He received his undergraduate and Ph.D from Penn State University. He served in WWII as the navigator of the “Spirit of Martinez with...

  • Robert Brown

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator

  • Frank Calicura

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot
    Frank Calicura served as a pilot with the 95th Bomb Group. ...

  • Robert Collins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner

  • Dale Ernest

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner

  • Marvin Markus

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Togglier
    Marvin was born on May 19, 1925 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. While in high school, he was active in FFA and was president of the Kingfisher County FFA from 1942-1943. After graduation, he volunteered into active duty in the U.S Army Air Corps and received...

  • Victor Probst

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • James Titus

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • 44-6838 Spirit of Martinez, Cal's Rascals

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 27/11/44; Grenier 16/12/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-E] Horham 1/1/45; battle damaged Chemnitz 6/2/45 with D.V. Tregoning, force landed B-53, Merville, Bel. then rep; 53m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Sth Plains 23/6/45;...

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