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Richard F. Cannon served as a corporal in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was assigned as the radar operator in the Necessary Evil, but flew in the Big Stink in the 1945 bombing mission on Nagasaki.

C-14 Crew on Tinian. Cannon is kneeling in the middle row, fourth from the left. Photo courtesy of Richard H. Campbell and the Janet Chapman Pence Collection from the Air Force Museum.

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