A fuze pin is a safety device composed of a metal cotter pin with a warning tag that was used on bombs dropped by B-24 aircraft during WWII.
Donor, Harry Tanzer, was a radio operator assigned to the 788th Bomb Squadron, 46th Bomb Group, at Rackheath, England. He flew on 22 bombing missions, and it was his job to pull the tagged cotter pin between the fuze and bomb before the mission.
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