Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. James F. Dwyer, Waist Gunner
  2. T/Sgt. Raymond J. Clisham, Engineer / Top Turret
  3. S/Sgt. John J. Catera, Waist Gunner
  4. S/Sgt. Fred H. Parker, Tail Gunner
  5. T/Sgt. Malcolm F. Clarke, Radio Operator
  6. S/Sgt. Eugene M. Eichman, BT Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Robert C. Abresch, Co-Pilot
  2. 1st Lt Charles W. Ballard, Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Osborn W. Johnson, Jr., Navigator
  4. 2nd Lt. Dale E. Savidgo, Bombardier

See also:

  1. Fred H. Parker, 398th Tail Gunner - 600th Squadron Video Interview (48m 19s)



  1. Original Crew No. 18
  2. Aircraft flown: unknown
  3. Aircraft in photo: unknown
  4. Photo Date: Thought to be while in training, sometime between December 1943 – March 1944
  5. Photo Location: Thought to be Rapid City
  6. Photo Reference No. Ballard's Crew - 600th Squadron - December 1943 – March 1944
  7. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to John J. Catera and Lee Anne Bradley.
  8. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.