Russ Locandro

44th Bomb Squadron

Radar Bombardier


Target: Omiya (Tokyo)


June 10, 1945


Lt. Doherty and crew #25 “Bombin Buggy II”


We got off OK from Tinian, however, when we got as far as Iwo Jima, our #4 engine had given us so much trouble and our Engineer said we should return to our base as we couldn’t make the mission.


Combat Flying Hours: 5:40