2009 — New York
Lt Casmir "Charlie" Klujsza, Navigator (also Celestial Navigator) in the B 25 mitchell, "Tuff Stuff" Shot down over water, has also a "Gold Fish" and a "Caterpillar" Pin :)
Original "TUFF STUFF" #42-53483 7M Shot-Down over water, 13 Feb.1944 Charlie Klujsza
(340thBG,487thBS, Tuff Stuff #43-4066 (7M) New Ship with nearly EXACT Nose-Art, flying a few days later ! ! ! )
Photo's and Stories by Great Nephew, Michael Zwierko & the Klujsza Family
340th Bomb Group, 487th Bomb Squadron, MTO
MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY AND NO. - SQUADRON NAVIGATOR B-25 COMBAT 1034"
"28. BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS - EUROPEAN THEATER, AIR OFFENSIVE OVER EUROPE, NAPLES, FOGGIA, ROME, ARNO"
"29. DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS - EUROPEAN AFRICAN MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN RIBBON, AIR MEDAL WITH 2 OAK LEAF CLUSTERS, DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION, PURPLE HEART AWARD"
"30. WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION - 13 FEB 44, EUROPEAN THEATER"