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Rudolph H. Gerken

Ground Crew on BockscarTinian Island

Wendover, UT
509th Composite GroupManhattan Project VeteranMilitary Veteran
Bockscar Airplane

Rudolph H. Gerken served as a private first class in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was a member of the ground crew regularly assigned to the B-29 Bockscar.

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