SSgt Mormon and Lt. Clarence D. “Lucky” Lester

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Lt. Clarence P. “Lucky” Lester, seated in the cockpit of his North American P-51C Mustang “Miss Pelt” (s/n 42-103956), points out a spot on the windshield to his Crew Chief S/Sgt. Conige C. Mormon (left) standing on the wing root of the P-51’s left wing (one-quarter front left side view, close up from below, of cockpit area) at their base in Italy, circa mid-1944; 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, 15th Air Force.

Thank you to Nathan Howland @HowdiColourWorks for sharing these amazing colorized photos of the Tuskegee Airmen!