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Floyd W. Kemner

Flight Engineer on Big StinkTinian Island

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

Floyd W. Kemner served as a 1st lieutenant in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was the regularly assigned flight engineer for the Big Stink, and he and his crew were later reassigned to Luke the Spook.

A-5 Crew. Kemner is kneeling in the bottom row, third from the left. Photo courtesy of the 509th Pictorial Album and Richard H. Campbell.

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