June 5, 2001 is the 57th Anniversary of the first B-29 Combat Mission. The 40th
Bomb Group would lose three B-29's all from the 395th Bomb Squadron.
42-6304 - Major Zamry's Crew. Ditched in Bay of Bengal.
Major Alex Zamry
Cpl. Joseph Harvey
42-6282 - Capt. John Sander's Crew. Ditched in Bay of Bengal.
William Plattenburg, Jr.
42-6318 - Major John Keller's Crew. Lost number 2 engine at 100 feet.
"We Shall Never Forget"