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Robert A. Cornatzer Crew
# 69
723rd Squadron


Conatzer Crew

Pictured here after landing with tail damage caused by the lead aircraft's propellor exploding
Link To Accident Report

From Left to Right:

C. Ernest - Nose Turret Gunner
Miles Stephenson - Ball Turret Gunner
Sidney Spyer - Waist Gunner
John A. Bigbee Jr. - Co-Pilot
Stanley Duch - Engineer/Top Turret
Mickey Rorer - Pilot (Cornatzer was in the hospital when this was taken)
Gibson - Bombardier
John McWilliams - Navigator
Rad Daniel - Tail Gunner
Abe I. Silver - Radio Operator/Waist Gunner

Photograph courtesy of Abe Silver, 723rd Squadron and Turner Publishing Company

Conatzer Crew

From Left to Right: Stanley Duch, Abe Silver and Rad Daniel

Conatzer Crew

Pictured after completing a mission

Conatzer Crew

Spyer (left) & Bigbee (right)

Conatzer Crew

Robert A. Cornatzer

Conatzer Crew

Coffee and doughnuts at the Red Cross, Manduria
Left to Right: Stephenson, Daniel, Silver, Ernest & Duch

Conatzer Crew

San Cesare Resort, Adriatic Sea
Left to Right: Ernest, Silver, Daniel, Duch & Stephenson

Conatzer Crew

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Left to Right: Silver, Daniel, Stephenson, Goodoak, Bigbee,
Unknown, McWilliams (front seat), Rorer (back pack chute) & Ernest (front fender)

Conatzer Crew

After the Accident
Left to Right: Ernest, Stephenson, Spyer, Gigbee, Duch,
Rorer, Goodoak, McWilliams, Daniel & Silver

Conatzer Crew

Arthur Gill holding a picture of his brother-in-law Rad Daniel

Conatzer Crew

Arthur Gill holding a picture of his brother-in-law Rad Daniel



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