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B-24J "Miss Bee Haven" 42-72982 crew pose with their parachutes with a parked B-24 Liberator
(Standing left to right) 2nd Lt. Donald E. Underwood, 2nd Lt. Theodore A. Parsons, 2nd Lt. Carl A. Swalberg, 1st Lt. Morris A. Skaalen
(Kneeling left to right) SSgt Thomas E. LaSota, TSgt John S. Bailey, TSgt Edward A. Horney and SSgt Vincent J. Rogers, Jr.
All pictured were Killed In Action (KIA) on January 21, 1944 aboard B-24J "Miss Bee Haven" 42-72982 when it crashed into Tarawa Lagoon. Two others died in the crash that are not in this photograph: SSgt Jack R. Busch or Captain George Van Vleet, Jr.
Credit: USAAF via March Field Air Museum Date: circa 1943

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