There are just a handful of these planes left in operating order. Fortunately I got to visit one at a local airport this summer.
The plane my grandfather was crewing was named Patty's Pig.
|Source: Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 156|
He was in the 531st Squadron, sporting this fierce Donald Duck insignia, sewn on their leather flying jackets.
Thanks for your service Robert E. Walters (aka Grandpa).
And thanks to all the past, present and future military veterans.