Back Row - Standing (viewer's left to right):

  1. 1st Lt. M.H. Gibbons, Lead Bombardier
  2. T/Sgt. W.E. Schultz, Radio
  3. 1st Lt. Wm. "Bill" Brock, Navigator
  4. 1st Lt J.K. Hancock, Observer - not part of regular crew
  5. S/Sgt. Gottman, Ball Turret
  6. 1st Lt. M.J. Gingle, Navigator

Middle Row - Kneeling (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. D.E.Grunneberg, Tail Gunner - He is located slightly behind and between Major Jean Miller and Major K.L. Berry. S/Sgt. D.E.Grunneberg has a baseball style cap and his face is sligtly blurry, possibly due to his movement when the photo was taken.

Front Row - Kneeling (viewer's left to right):

  1. Major Jean Miller, in photo but did not fly this mission
  2. Major K.L. Berry, Command Pilot
  3. Captain Kenneth W. Beckstrom
  4. S/Sgt. Harold W. Zimmermann, Waist Gunner


  1. 398th Mission No. 151 Nurnburg Germany, 21 February 1945
  2. On this mission the Berry/Beckstrom crew flew High Squadron Lead
  3. Aircraft flown: 44-8654 N7-M PFF
  4. Aircraft in photo: probably 44-8654 N7-M PFF
  5. Photo Date: 21 February 1945
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9247
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks Bill Brock and Bruce Zimmermann for personnel identification and to Randy Stange for the very clear photo.
  9. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.