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A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason shaving crew mate and friend George Weston. Residential tents and drying laundry can be seen in the background.

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason posing in front of the tent that he most likely shared with Lts. Joe Camelio and George Weston.

A photo of Pilot Thomas P. Russell in front of SWAMP ANGEL. Lts. Orvis L. Cason, George Weston, and Joe Camelio were all a part of Lt. Russell's crew.

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason in front of B-24 #395 at Nadzab, New Guinea. This photo was taken by an Army photographer and later published. B-24 #395 was later named BOB'S HOPE in honor of the entertainer.

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason riding a horse while on leave in Pennant Hills, just outside of Sydney, Australia. He is wearing an official dress uniform, which was customary while on leave.

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason passing out mail at Nadzab, New Guinea, mostly likely in September 1944.

A photo 2nd Lt. Cason overseeing the unpacking of SWAMP ANGEL.

This photo of Lt. Joe Camelio in front of a downed Japanese "Betty" Bomber was taken at an unidentified location, but it could very well have been at a new possessed American airfield. The aircraft could have been rendered inoperable in a previous…

A photo of Lt. Joe Camelio posing in front of residential tent. Basic living supplies, including a cot and eating utensils can be seen in the background.

A photo of Lt. Joe Camelio in a 4-man foxhole. These rudimentary defenses were dug close to residential quarters for easy access in case of a Japanese bombing raid.