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Elbert C. Owens

Ground Crew on Luke the SpookTinian Island

Wendover, UT
509th Composite GroupManhattan Project VeteranMilitary Veteran
North Airfield at Tinian Island.

Elbert Christman Owens served as a master sergeant in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was a member of the ground crew regularly assigned first to Luke the Spook and later to Big Stink.

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