We Remember Victory in Europe Day (VE-Day), 1945
Enlisted men of the 405th Fighter Squadron who kept their Thunderbolts going in all kinds of conditions assemble for a flightline picture at a rugged airfield during some miserable winter weather. Shown are their final wartime ranks. Standing from left to right are S/Sgt John S. Piotrowski, Sgt. Donald E. Wright, S/Sgt Conrad M. Shelley, Sgt. Paul S. Kikta, T/Sgt William A. Morrison, S/Sgt Joseph L. Guarin, S/Sgt Francis T. Parker, Sgt. John J. Desmond. Kneeling left to right are Sgt. Nicholas T. Mistretta, Cpl. Anthony J. Tenore and Sgt. Pearle S. Johnson. (The Story of the 371st Fighter Group in the E.T.O.)

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