Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Lyle Doerr, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. George Hennrikus, Bombardier
  3. 2nd Lt. John Walker, Navigator
  4. 2nd Lt. Giles Teague, Co-Pilot

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Joe Bergant, Tail Gunner
  2. Sgt. Victor Klimaszeski, Waist Gunner
  3. S/Sgt. Joe Mansell, Engineer
  4. Pvt. Herbert Bugbee, Radio
  5. Pvt. Landis Frantz, Ball Turret


  1. Ranks as of 12 August 1944

See also:

  1. The Doerr Crew was shot down on 30 December 1944.
  2. 398th Mission: 30 December 1944 to Bischofsheim, Germany
  3. Joe Mansell, 398th Engineer/Gunner - 602nd Squadron Video Interview (54m 48s)


  1. 398th Mission No. 67, Versailles, France, 12 August 1944
  2. On this mission the Doerr crew flew in the Lead Group
  3. Aircraft flown: 42-97387 K8-H, Maude Maria
  4. Aircraft in photo: 42-97387 K8-H, Maude Maria
  5. Photo Date: 12 August 1944
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9271
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Joe Mansell.
  9. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.