LT Deckelmayer's Crew

Left to right BACK: Aycock (radio), Mowerca (tail), Schnieder (ball), Youngs (waist), Allison (FE/gunner), Pase (AFE, waist). FRONT: Deckelmayer (pilot), Yohn, (copilot), McMichael (navigator), Swain (bombardier).

LT Deckelmayer and crew, flying "Baby Shoe III" (#292), were shot down by flak on September 9, 1944. The crew was able to bail out over friendly territory; however, LT Deckelmayer's parachute failed to open and he was killed.

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