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1st Lt. Gabriel J. Eggud standing on the right wing of P-39N Airacobra "Betty"
Standing on the right wing with his arm leaning on the plane's cockpit door is 1st Lt. Gabriel J. Eggud. On his left hand is his wedding ring. is wearing a leather holster with his M1911 .45 caliber pistol with his sunglasses case on his belt. His left hand is on the open right cockpit door and his right hand is on his hip. Inside the cockpit is the pilot seat. On the rear fuselage above the right engine exhaust stacks is "Betty" for his wife, Mary "Betty" Elizebeth née Rerdon Eggud in a cursive style above is the rear cockpit and engine intake scoop. On July 6, 1944 1st Lt. Gabriel J. Eggud took off piloting P-39N Airacobra 42-18813 armed with a bomb on a mission against Wewak and went Missing In Action (MIA).
Credit: Eggud via Tracey McLean  Date: 1944

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