61st BS Armament Section was reponsible for the proper function
of all guns, bomb racks and associated equipment on the B-29s.
They would locate malfunctions of the armament and make the necessary
corrections and repairs. The Armorers were also assigned the job
of loading the type of bombs required for a particular type of
61st BS CFC Maintenance Mechanics were responsible for the repair
and maintenace of the Central Fire Control System aboard the B-29s
for our group.
last names (& some first inital and last name) of the men
pictured accompanied this photo; rank, first name and middle inital
were found 39th BG database complied from various documents and
orders of the unit. * denotes additional information is needed
as multiple entries for this last name are present.
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