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Calvin B. Popwell

Ground Crew on Big StinkTinian Island

Wendover, UT
509th Composite GroupManhattan Project VeteranMilitary Veteran
The Big Stink

Calvin B. Popwell served as a corporal in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was a member of the ground crew regularly assigned to the B-29 Big Stink, and he and his crew were later reassigned to Luke the Spook.

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