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Pictured are, from left, front row: Lt. Robert Stone, pilot; Lt. Ed Abby, co-pilot: Lt. Al Haycox, navigator, and Lt Douglas Franklin, bombardier; back row: Tech. Sgt. Rufus Waters, engineer; Staff Sgt. Bill Armstrong, waist gunner; Tech. Sgt. Luke Lukacs, radio operator; Staff Sgt. L. J. "Mickey" Hurley, ball turret gunner; Staff Sgt. Ken Stephans, top turret gunner, and Staff Sgt. Charles Hopkins, tail gunner. Stone, a graduate of LSU, was from Baton Rouge.