INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK:
Tired of hearing about air raids in which "everything
was dropped on the target but the kitchen sink," this crew of the 500th
Bomb Squadron of the 345th Bomb Group, 5th Air Force in the southwest pacific
dug up the sink pictured below, covered it with appropriate inscriptions
and actually dropped it thorough the bomb-bay doors on the japanese below.
Let to right are: Capt. Max H. Mortensen, Champaign, Ill.; Sgt Gerald E.
Paquette, Chicopee, Mass.; Sgt. William S. Baily, Huntington Park, Calif.;
Sgt Talmadge O. Epps, Garrett Hill, Pa.; and Sgt. Neal H. Ryan, Watsontown,
by way of the book "Warpath"
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