The 'Bottoms Up'

The Final Crew - 105th Mission

Rear L. to R. Navigator - Second Lieutenant Harold H. Hubka, Lieutenant Co-Pilot - Wesley S. Kozenka , Second Lieutenant, Pilot - Robert F. Harris, Bombardier - Frederick C Reinke. Front Row - Engineer - Sergeant Frank A. Davis, Radio Operator - Corporal Henry J. Dumont, Armorer - Corporal Tomas J. Domanack. Waist Gunner - Private Tony Sacalo, Nose Gunner - Corporal Richard E. Schaffer, Tail Gunner - Corporal George P. Quinn.

Robert F. Harris

Second Lieutenant, Pilot (SN O-834425)

Home State: Maryland

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart

Memorialized: Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy.

IDPF

Wesley S. Kozenka

Lieutenant, Co-Pilot (T-064181)

Home State: New York

Dates of Service: November 20, 1942 to March 17, 1945

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart

Memorialized: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

IDPF

Harold H. Hubka

Second Lieutenant, Navigator (02074435)

Home State: Missouri

Dates of Service: July 14, 1943 to March 17, 1946

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart, WW II Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, Good Conduct Medal.

Memorialized: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

IDPF

Frank A. Davis, Jr.

Sergeant, Engineer (20382020)

Home State: Washington, D.C.

Dates of Service: May 4, 1939 to March 17, 1945

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, WW II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal.

Memorialized: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

IDPF

 

Henry J. Dumont

Corporal, Radio Operator (31383608)

Home State: Rhode Island

Dates of Service: May 18, 1943 to March 17, 1945

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, WW II Victory Medal.

Memorialized: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

IDPF

 

Thomas J. Domanack

Corporal, Armorer (42004616)

Home State: New Jersey

Dates of Service: August 7, 1943 to March 17, 1945

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, WW II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal.

Memorialized: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

IDPF

 

Tony Secalo

Private, Waist Gunner (19013712)

Home State: Colorado

Dates of Service: December 9, 1941 to March 17, 1945

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, American Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal, Marksman badge with rifle & pistol bars, Aerial Gunner Aviation Badge.

IDPF

 

Richard E. Shaffer

Corporal, Nose Gunner (13094756)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Dates of Service: November 7, 1942 to March 16, 1945

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, WW II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal.

IDPF

 

George P. Quinn

Corporal, Tail Gunner (37109708)

Home State: Iowa

Dates of Service: October 16, 1941 to March 17, 1945

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart

IDPF

 

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