Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 1st Lt. James B. Dollar, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Benito Gonzales, Bombardier
  3. 2nd Lt. Walter J. Linke, Navigator
  4. 2nd Lt. Leslie P. Turner, Co-Pilot
  5. S/Sgt. Robert G. Cron, Engineer

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Franklin P. Hicinbothem, Waist Gunner
  2. S/Sgt. Elwell S. Jellison, Ball Turret
  3. T/Sgt. John M. Ely, Waist Gunner
  4. T/Sgt. S. Kovacev, Radio


  1. Original Crew No. 42
  2. 398th Mission No. 55: St. Lo, France, 25 July 1944
  3. For this mission it is unknown at this time which formation position the Dollar crew flew.
  4. Aircraft flown: 42-102506 K8-L, Contrary Mary
  5. Aircraft in photo: probably42-102506 K8-L, Contrary Mary
  6. Photo Date: 25 July 1944
  7. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  8. Photo Reference No. A9331
  9. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Frank J. Weiler, Gunner.
  10. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.