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Six black and white photos of B-17 and B-24 nose art.

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Seven black and white photos of various B-24 and B-17s at Owi Island.
The first photos in the second and third columns show a damaged B-24 being repaired by mechanics and ground crew. The severe damage to the nose gunner turret was caused by an…

Five black and white photos of the American airfield at Owi Island, NEI.

The first photo in the first column shows S.Sgt. Douglas Flack standing in from of B-24 MODEST MAIDEN, 42-109994.

Five black and white photos show nose art on several different B-17, B-24, and B-25s.

Clockwise from upper-left: 38th Bombardment Group B-25 LABOR PAINS, THE DRAGON AND HIS TAIL, WELL GODDAM, COCKTAIL HOUR, THE WOLF PACK.

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Four black and white photos of assorted nose art on B-17s, B-24s, and B-25s.

Clockwise from upper-left: 38th Bombardment Group B-25 THE VIGOROUS VIRGIN, THE WOLF PACK (42-73472), LOOSE GOOSE (41-2609).

The first photo in the second column shows…

Six black and white photos of nose art on several different B-17 and B-24s.

Clockwise from the upper-left: COCKTAIL HOUR (44-40428), WINDY CITY KITTY (44-42362), HIGHLY DANGEROUS (?), RUM AND COKE (44-49827), Unidentified, PANAMA HATTIE…

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The official Reports of Death for S.Sgt. Alfred E. "Allie" Dow, as well as crewmates:

1st Lt. Woodrow W. Moore
2nd Lt. Louis I. Miller
2nd Lt. William H. McCamy
2nd Lt. John W. James
T.Sgt. William C. Gassmann
S.Sgt. Thomas Brown
S.Sgt.…

Official Missing Air Crew Report (MACR) for the 2nd Lt. John W. James crew, KA-PUHIO-WELA (Double Trouble), including S.Sgt. Alfred E. "Allie" Dow.

The story of Ka-Puhio-Wela (Double Trouble), the only 5th Air Force heavy bomber lost in the Battle of the Bismark Sea, and one of its gunners S.Sgt. Alfred E. "Allie" Dow. This document is compiled from numerous contemporary sources, including…