Excerpts and pictures from the soldier's "Yank" Magazine as well as other references of the life and times of the World War II era.
Monday, November 06, 2006
Returning from a bombing mission, the China Clipper still had one hour's flying time to go when the gas gauges read "empty." Clipper Crew. Front row, L to R: S/Sgt Winston Siebert, S/Sgt Robert Sanschagain, T/Sgt Arsenio Stabile, S/Sgt William Croner, S/Sgt Walter Salzmann, in the rear: T/Sgt Charles Barber, Lt. Frank Ciesla Jr., Lt. Robert Nolan, Lt. Charles Melville and Lt. John Charleton.