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Nick Plackis was a B-17 waist and ball turret gunner in the 571st Squadron of the 390th BG. HIs son Tom rescued this jacket from the trash, after his brother threw it away. Tom restored the artwork as a high school art project, and received an "A" for his efforts.

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Nick Plackis was a B-17 waist and ball turret gunner in the 571st Squadron of the 390th BG.  HIs son Tom rescued this jacket from the trash, after his brother threw it away.  Tom restored the artwork as a high school art project, and received an "A" for his efforts.