B-29 Ground Crew Photo Gallery 8

73rd Wing, 497 Bomb Group, 871st Squadron

All photos by Dick Bastasch

Copyright 2007 by R. A. Bastasch
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Caption on Slide Descriptions and Comment
Nose Art: The Jumpin' Stud
Nose Art: Joker's Wild
Nose Art: The Claw
Art! Nose Art: Dragon Lady
Hatmacker, ?????, Warfield, Wise Nose Art: Sweater Out.  Name obscured by tape on slide mount.
One of the ships I maintained. Props appear to be spinning (testing?). Deployed ladder suggests they're working on the ship. Slide in poor condition.
Emerson Reed
Busanic and Me "Me" is Dick Bastasch. Note fire extinguisher in background.