Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Richard H. Schmidt, Crew Chief
  2. Sgt. Andrew "Andy" Schaffer, Crew Chief

Sgt. Andrew "Andy" Schaffer worked on aircraft 42-102596 3O-N Doodit.

The A/C 42-102596 3O-N arrived 28 April 1944 and was assigned to the 601st. It was named Doodit. The A/C was one of the few that survived the war and was retired to Kingman in late 1945.


  1. Aircraft part in photo: possibly from 42-102596 3O-N Doodit, but there is no nose art or serial number shown. Thus it could be another aircraft.
  2. Photo Date: Unknown date 1944 or 1945
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  4. Photo Reference No. Crew Chief Andrew Schaffer - 1
  5. Andrew Schaffer's rank was probably Sergeant at the time this photo was taken. By the end of his tour he had made the rank of Staff Sergeant.
  6. Information and photo with thanks to Andrea Maisel, daughter of S/Sgt. Andrew Schaffer.
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