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1st Lt Staples Elwood - 757th Squadron

My father, 1st Lt staples Elwood, was in the 459th bombardment group. He died in active service in 1955 while flying a B26. I recently found a photo of his crew with all their names on the back and would love to talk to anyone who flew with him. I was only 14 when he died. His crew members were: Richard Lee, Joe Klim, Earl Swingle, Don Martindie, Chris Gianakis, Charles Reynolds, Robert Sparks and Paul Archanbault. Thank you, Emily Elwood Miller C. Staples Elwood 1986 Timberlake Dr Lynchburg VA 24502 434 821 2287 carlmiller@jetbroadband.com
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