B-29 GUNNER

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B-29 GUNNER

Post by Ben Dover » Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:40 am

When I was attending US Army Ordnance School at Aberdeen in 1962, my roommate, SP-6 Earl Rudder, was a former B-29 Gunner who had participated in the first B-29 Mission of the War from China. He was injured in a B-29 crash, and had Jaw Reconstruction, the Medical Service used to send him off to various medical schools to exhibit the fine work and technique used in surgery.
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Re: B-29 GUNNER

Post by Ben Dover » Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:43 pm

Amazing , how the memories are still so vivid after 55+ years, SP-6 Rudder and my other roommate SP-6 Jim Elliot were attending a new course at Aberdeen which had something to do with the calibration ofelectronics in Missiles.
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