Combat Missions (continued)

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[ Journals and Photos ]

Waiting for plane ahead to take off. Bombardier Beam on left

Starting climb to group assembly altitude

96th Group airplanes assembling into formation. Altitude on mission to rocket coast was lower than the 25,000 feet flown on most missions

Lead plane in squadron formation

Plane on right wing of Beriont crew

M. Stelzriede and N. Beam after completion of final (25th) mission
January 30, 1944

1/Lt. Marshall E. Stelzriede
96th Heavy Bomb Group
338th Squadron
Eighth Air Force

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