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James A. Verinis
Birth: Oct. 23, 1916
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 2003
Florida, USA

United States Army Air Corps Officer. With the outbreak of World War II, he was assigned as the co-pilot of the B-17, the "Memphis Belle". The bomber and her crew would ultimately become the first to fly all of it's required twenty-five missions in the European theater during the war, which was the numner of missions needed to complete before being sent back to the United States. Her last mission was flown on May 17, 1943. After touring for a time in the United States, he returned to the war as commander of the B-17, "The Connecticut Yankee." He would ultimately retire from the army as a Lieutenant Colonel and went on to own a furniture business until his death. (bio by: G.Photographer) 
 
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Beaverdale Memorial Park
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: G.Photographer
Record added: Nov 17, 2005
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