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Robert M. Donnell

Flight Engineer on the Strange CargoTinian Island

Dayton, OHWendover, UT
509th Composite GroupManhattan Project VeteranMilitary Veteran
Strange Cargo

Robert M. Donnell served as a 1st lieutenant in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was the flight engineer regularly assigned to the B-29 Strange Cargo.

Crew A-4. Donnell is standing in the top row, fifth from the left. Photo courtesy of Leon D. Smith and Richard H. Campbell.

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