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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Spirit of St John the Baptist Parish, LA


Photo courtesy of Paul Harruff

Citizens of St John the Baptist Parish, LA, collected a total of $335,000 in the 3rd War Bond Drive. It was enough to have a B17 named and dedicated to the parish, with $35,000 left over. Instrumental in collecting these funds was Louis J Maurin, who was later cited by President Harry S. Truman for his efforts in selling war bonds.

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© Ray Bowden 22 March 2018