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2007 Reunion
Historic City Tour/Lackland AFB
Business Meeting

Lackland Air Force Base
The following photos are courtesy of Marvin Demanzuk, Radar, Crew 2, unless otherwise noted

Our visit to Lackland Air Force Base started with a lunch then a visit to the static display of various aircraft, which included the B-29 Superfortress.

The above B-29 Superfortress is a RB/WB-29A Serial No. 44-62220 but is painted and marked to depict a B-29-40BW, Serial No. 42-24614, assigned to the 498th Bomb Group, 873rd Bomb Squadron.

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Displayed and marked as "Joltin Josie The Pacific Pioneer"

Radio Operators: David Fisher (P-55) (L) and Jim Schwoegler (P-30) share experiences with Jim Rudolph, Jim Schwoegler's grandson.

Marvin Demanzuk, Radar, P-2 (L) and Vic Durrance, (TG, P-21) showing how they used to "pull the props" on each engine prior to start up before each mission.

Billie Coon wife of Ed Coon, Radar, P-45

Crew 55

David Fisher, Radio Operator (L) and David Hirsch, TG
(Hirsch also flew as Left Gunner on Crew 50)

A view of the "green house" where the bombardier sat


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