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These men are the members of Crew # 2404, assigned to the 24th Bomb Squadron of the 6th Bomb Group, in a photo probably taken after a mission.  This crew was shot down on a bombing mission to Tokyo, Japan, on the night of 23 May 1945, aboard the B-29 Superfortress “Blind Date/Lady’s Delight.”  
 Standing, left to right are 1st Lt. Albert S. Romoser (Navigator), M/Sgt Roger L. Townsend (Flight Engineer), S/Sgt Frank C. Massey (Radio), 1st Lt. Rollin E. Heidlebaugh (Pilot), 1st Lt. John B. Boynton (Aircraft Commander), 2nd Lt. Franklyn S. Green (Bombardier) and Sgt Milan Dananay (Right Gunner).  
Kneeling, left to right, are Sgt. Stephen Spega (Left Gunner), S/Sgt Kenneth E. Creech (Radar), T/Sgt David G. Farquhar (Central Fire Control (CFC) Gunner) and Sgt. Robert A. Franz (Tail Gunner).  (Courtesy 6th Bomb Group Association)


Sons honor their former POW Fathers

These men are the members of Crew # 2404, assigned to the 24th Bomb Squadron of the 6th Bomb Group, in a photo probably taken after a mission. This crew was shot down on a bombing mission to Tokyo, Japan, on the night of 23 May 1945, aboard the B-29 Superfortress “Blind Date/Lady’s Delight.” Standing, left to right are 1st Lt. Albert S. Romoser (Navigator), M/Sgt Roger L. Townsend (Flight Engineer), S/Sgt Frank C. Massey (Radio), 1st Lt. Rollin E. Heidlebaugh (Pilot), 1st Lt. John B. Boynton (Aircraft Commander), 2nd Lt. Franklyn S. Green (Bombardier) and Sgt Milan Dananay (Right Gunner). Kneeling, left to right, are Sgt. Stephen Spega (Left Gunner), S/Sgt Kenneth E. Creech (Radar), T/Sgt David G. Farquhar (Central Fire Control (CFC) Gunner) and Sgt. Robert A. Franz (Tail Gunner). (Courtesy 6th Bomb Group Association)

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