Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Memorial Day 2010

Memorial Day 2010

Crew 713 - The Men Who Flew The Irishman's Shanty
                                  A Documentary Film by Alex Mena          Be sure to watch the trailer

Nemesio Mena served his country in the U S Army Air Force during WWII and in the U S Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He passed away on December 27, 2007. Inspired by his father's love of God, Country and Family, Alex has dedicated this film to his father, the crew he served with and all the men who served in the 492nd Bomb Group.

Back row, left to right...
Nemesio Mena, radio operator
Gildo Gregory, engineer
Eugene Snavely, 492nd BG commander
Gerald Edwards, tail gunner
Charles Crowley, bombardier
Edward Picard, right waist gunner
Emmitt Coomer, nose gunner
Front row, left to right...
Thomas Chaffee, navigator
David O'Sullivan, pilot
Peter Leri, co-pilot
John McCarthy, left waist gunner

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