Cpl. Leroy Turner of Altoona, PA, (rear) and Sgt. Henry A. Bucko, of Hammond, IN, caught wheeling out a bomb trailer with a 500 pounder under the nose of a P-51 Mustang 'Yahootie Too' for loading on the plane flown by 1st Lt. John R. Bernert of Steubenville, IA. The shattering force of the 9th AAF fighter-bombers striking at vital industrial & military targets in the ever-increasing aerial schedule is becoming one of Hitler's chief headaches.

Cpl. Leroy Turner of Altoona, PA, (rear) and Sgt. Henry A. Bucko, of Hammond, IN, caught wheeling out a bomb trailer with a 500 pounder under the nose of a P-51 Mustang 'Yahootie Too' for loading on the plane flown by 1st Lt. John R. Bernert of Steubenville, IA. The shattering force of the 9th AAF fighter-bombers striking at vital industrial & military targets in the ever-increasing aerial schedule is becoming one of Hitler's chief headaches.

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