SSgt. Kenneth Crosthwait, 304th Squadron, 442nd Troop Carrier Group, 9th Air Force, European Theater - birdshooter

Members of the 303rd Troop Carrier Squadron, 442nd Troop Carrier Group, prepare to launch C-47 aircraft to carry American soldiers across the Rhine River into Germany during World War II. Part of the job of the wing historian is to preserve documents and photos to remember events in a unit's history such as this momentous occassion.

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