Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Captain Thomas Mueller
  2. S/Sgt. Paul Levenson
  3. Sgt. Cecil Armitage
  4. Cpl. Paul Faske
  5. Sgt. Harry Canham
  6. Pvt. Floyd Linch
  7. Sgt. William Duncan
  8. Cpl. Ernest Quale
  9. Unidentified
  10. Cpl. Alex Clipka
  11. Cpl. Raymond Cyr
  12. Unidentified
  13. Sgt. Edward Ehll
  14. Pvt. William Cella

Center Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Claude Payne
  2. Unidentified
  3. Cpl. Walter Cunningham
  4. Cpl. James Douvries
  5. S/Sgt. William May
  6. Unidentified
  7. Pfc. Frank Fernandez
  8. Unidentified
  9. Unidentified

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Cpl Joe Giordano
  2. Unidentified
  3. Cpl.? Marvin F. Marvin F. Bethel
  4. Unidentified
  5. Unidentified
  6. S/Sgt. Joyce Alonzo McDougal (See Note below)
  7. Unidentified
  8. Hutcherson
  9. M/Sgt. Harry Mitchel

Missing from Photo:

  1. 1st Lt. Dwight Palmer
  2. Pvt. Trousdell


  1. In June 2009, Mark Alspaugh contacted us indicated that the 6th man from the left in the front row was his step-father Joyce Alonzo McDougal. This man in the photo has no hat, wire rim glasses, and a cigarette in his left hand.
  2. Previously Thomas Mueller had identified this man as Cpl. Howard Goldstein. However, he did list a Sgt. Harry McDougal in his list of Unidentifieds.
  3. As a result this 6th man is now identified as S/Sgt. Joyce Alonzo McDougal and Cpl. Howard Goldstein moved to the list of Unidentifieds.


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  2. Nose Art: The nose art on this plane appears to be Jiggs of Bringing Up Father aka Jiggs and Maggie from a famous cartoon strip by George McManus which ran from 1913 to 2000.Jiggs' pose on the aircraft is with hat in hand (viewers left) as though meekly facing Maggie when arriving home after a few with the boys. Thanks to Chuck for the identification. See also: 398th B-17 with "Jiggs" Nose Art - 1944/1945
  3. Photo Date: Sometime in 1944/45
  4. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  5. Other Photo Reference No. TM01
  6. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Mark Alspaugh, David Bethel (son of Marvin F. Bethel) and Thomas Mueller.
  7. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Pictures Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.
  8. Help is needed in associating the Unidentified in the lower left with the faces in the above photograph. It would also be helpful to obtain a better scan. If you can help, please click the e-mail link above.


  1. Pvt. William Armstrong
  2. Pvt. William Burt
  3. Sgt. John Evans
  4. Pfc. Jack Fritz
  5. Cpl. Howard Goldstein
  6. Pfc. Allen Kay
  7. Moore
  8. Pfc. Neilson
  9. S/Sgt. Nicklas
  10. Pfc. Richard Ray
  11. Sgt. James Wilkins
  12. Pvt. Harry Woolsey