Unidentified Crews

398th Unidentified Crew Photographs

This page contains links to Crew photographs where some or all men are unidentified. Crew photographs were taken during 1944 or 1945 at Nuthampstead or at B-17 training bases in the USA, such as Rapid City. If you have information about any of the following photographs or can provide better scans, please contact our Unidentified Crew Photos Coordinator.

Flight Crews Photos

  1. Aniello's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Training - Date Unknown
  2. Branyon's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 10 February 1945
  3. T. A. Brown's Crew - 602nd Squadron - 8 July 1944
  4. Coleman's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 21 March 1945
  5. Delancey's Crew - 601st Squadron - 15 November 1944
  6. Gene L. Douglas' Crew - 600th Squadron - 25 July 1944
  7. J.D. Douglas' Crew - 603rd Squadron - 21 April 1945
  8. Driscoll's Crew - 602nd Squadron - Spring 1944
  9. Driscoll's Crew - 602nd Squadron - 20 July 1944
  10. Dunlap's Crew - 602nd Squadron - Training (new 07/2015)
  11. Dwyer's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Early 1944
  12. Fahrenthold's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Training - 1943 or early 1944
  13. Fairbanks' Crew - 601st Squadron - February or March 1944
  14. Fairbanks' Crew - 601st Squadron - 8 August 1944
  15. T.K. Foster's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Early 1944
  16. Hadjes' Crew - 601st Squadron - Early 1944
  17. Harker's Crew (later Rehme's Crew) - 603rd Squadron - Early 1944
  18. Heintzelman's Crew - 601st Squadron - Original Crew 27 - Early 1944 (new 07/2015)
  19. Kiernan's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Late 1943
  20. Lamb's Crew with Major Tracy Petersen as Command - 601st Squadron - 14 October 1944
  21. Lamiell's Crew - 602nd Squadron - 2 February 1945
  22. Latson's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Early 1944
  23. Latson's Crew with Colonel F.P. Hunter as Command - 603rd Squadron - 13 August 1944
  24. MacArthur's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Probably 1944 (new 10/2015)
  25. Matthews' Crew - 600th Squadron - 9 October 1944
  26. McCarty's Crew - 601st Squadron - 1943
  27. Menzel's Crew - 600th Squadron - 20 July 1944
  28. Nisewonger's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 1944
  29. Palant's Crew - 601st Squadron - September 1944
  30. Petska's Crew - 602nd Squadron - 5 January 1945
  31. Petrocine's Crew - 600th Squadron - 22 March 1945
  32. Powell's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Fall 1944
  33. Rehme's Crew (previously Harker's Crew) - 603rd Squadron - Early 1944
  34. Rusk's Crew - 602nd Squadron - 26 October 1944
  35. Schoen's Crew - 601st Squadron - Fall 1944
  36. W.F. Scott's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 1943/early 1944
  37. W.F. Scott's Crew - 603rd Squadron - Early 1944
  38. Spitzer's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 2 November 1944 (better photo 07/2015)
  39. Ullom's Crew - 603rd Squadron - 15 September 1944
  40. Unknown Crew 1 - 602 Squadron - 14 September 1943 - early Rapid City Training (possibly the John W. Stuermer Crew)
  41. Unknown Crew 3 - 600th Squadron - May 1945 - arriving Bradley Field on Hitler's Headache
  42. Unknown 5 Crew - 602nd Squadron - 29 September 1943
  43. Walker's Crew - 601st Squadron - 29 July 1943
  44. Norman Williams' Crew - 603rd Squadron - probably 1945
  45. Woodmansee's Crew - 600th Squadron - 10 April 1945

UnNamed Flight Crews

In general for these, we have photos, but we don't know the name of the crew.

  1. Crew E-4 - 600th Squadron - 27 December 1943
  2. Unknown Crew 1 - 602 Squadron - 14 September 1943 - early Rapid City Training (possibly the John W. Stuermer Crew)
  3. Unknown Crew 3 - 600th Squadron - May 1945 - arriving Bradley Field on Hitler's Headache
  4. Unknown 5 Crew - 602nd Squadron - 29 September 1943

Flight Crews without Photos in our Collection

  1. List of 398th Crews without photos in our Collection (please check to see if you have a crew photo we are missing)

Armament Crew Photos

  1. Armament Crew - 600th Squadron - 1944/45
  2. Armament Crew - 601st Squadron - 10 February 1945
  3. Ordnance Section - 601st Squadron - 10 February 1945

Fire Fighters Crew

For the following, all the men are identified, but for many, the first names, ranks and positions are unknown and input would be appreciated.

  1. 2015th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighters Platoon - 31 October 1944
  2. Bill Ahern - 2015th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighters - 1944
  3. Martin, Ahern, Cochrane - 2015th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighters - 1944
  4. McAfee, Knox, Ahern - 2015th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighters - 1944
  5. Wood, Molloy, Ahern - 2015th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighters - 1944

Ground Crews

  1. Andrew Schaffer, Crew Chief for the 601st 42-102596 30-N DOODIT -
    1. Andrew "Andy" Schaffer, Crew Chief and Crew - 601st Squadron - 1944 or 1945 - (Schaffer photo collection) (new 06/2015)
    2. Frederick J. Lang and Colleagues Installing Waist Gunner Plexiglas - 601st Squadron - 1944 - (Lang photo collection)
    3. Frederick J. Lang Ground Crew with Flowers - 601st Squadron - 1944 - (Lang photo collection)
  2. Southwick's Ground Crew - 603rd Squadron - 1944 or 1945

Intelligence, Operations and Photo Group Photos

  1. Operations - 603rd Squadron - 1944/1945

398th Leaders and Commanders Photos

398th

  1. Gross, Hunter, Miller, Gray, Strickrott, and Brown - 398th First Mission - 6 May 1944 Includes General William Gross, Colonel Frank P. Hunter, Captain Jean B. Miller, Major Judson F. Gray, Captain Carl J. Strickrott, and Captain Harold L. Brown.
  2. Miller, Hunter, Gross, Berryhill and Ground Crew - 6 May 1944 - First Mission Includes Captain Jean B. Miller, Colonel Frank P. Hunter, General William Gross, and Colonel Earl J. Berryhill.
  3. Latson's Crew with Colonel F.P. Hunter as Command - 603rd Squadron - 13 August 1944 Includes Colonel Frank P. Hunter, Commander, Captain. H.H. Latson Jr., Pilot / Co-pilot, Captain Harold L. Brown, Navigator, Captain Carl J. Strickrott, Bombardier.

601st

  1. Lamb's Crew with Major Tracy Petersen as Command - 601st Squadron - 14 October 1944 Includes Captain Hal W. Lamb, Pilot, Major Tracy J. Petersen, Command Pilot and Captain Paul Picke, Squadron Navigator

603rd

  1. 603rd Jordan, Moore, and Hall by B-17 - May 1944 Includes Lt. Ed Jordan, Captain Carlton C. Moore, Squadron Bombardier and probably Lt. David M. Hall, Squadron Intelligence Officer
  2. DFC Ceremony at Nuthampstead - 29 January 1945 Major Jean B. Miller, 603rd Squadron Commander pinning Distinguished Flying Cross on S/Sgt. Ray Vicha; 3 other unidentified men also shown.
  3. Latson's Crew with Colonel F.P. Hunter as Command - 603rd Squadron - 13 August 1944 Includes Colonel Frank P. Hunter, Commander, Captain. H.H. Latson Jr., Pilot / Co-pilot, Captain Harold L. Brown, Navigator, Captain Carl J. Strickrott, Bombardier.