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Crew PILOT: John J.  FLANIGAN

 John J. Flanigan crew with ground crew pose with "ROYAL FLUSH". The first person on the left of the middle row is William Groenendaal. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT John J. FLANIGAN P CPT
2 LT Douglas E. DUNSDON CP CPT
3 LT Rudolph GRUM NAV POW
4 LT Earl L. RICHARDSON BOM POW
5 T/SGT Guy M. TUCCERO TTE CPT
6 T/SGT Adam E. RUTKOWSKI ROG CPT
7 S/SGT Guerino MELCHIORRE BTG CPT
8 S/SGT Frederick D. BROWN WG CPT
9 S/SGT Salvatore J. LUISTRO WG CPT
10 S/SGT Jack J. STRANG TG CPT

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT John J. FLANIGAN P CPT
2 S/SGT Carl K. PLATKIN BTG CPT

PHOTOS:

 John J. Flanigan crew with ground crew pose with "ROYAL FLUSH" First person on left in the middle row is William Groenendaal. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

John J. Flanigan Crew with Royal Flush (left to right) 
Standing: Earl Richardson, John (Jack "Skippy) Flanigan, Douglas Dunsdon, 
and Rudolph Grum 
Kneeling: Salvatore J. Luistro, Frederick "Farmer" Brown, Guy M. Tuccero, 
Jack J.  Strang, Adam  "Rudy" Rutkowski, Guerino "Bill" Melchiorre 
 Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 John J. Flanigan crew in fight gear Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Letter from assistant crew chief on royal flush and lady geraldine mentioning she had 110 mission markers