Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. James B. Dollar, Pilot
  2. 2nd Leslie P. Turner, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Walter J. Linke, Navigator
  4. 2nd Benito Gonzalez, Bombardier

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Frank J. Weiler, Gunner
  2. Sgt. Elwell S. Jellison, Ball Turret
  3. S/Sgt. Lewis M. Cooper, Radio
  4. S/Sgt. John M. Ely, Engineer
  5. Sgt. Franklin P. Hicinbothem, Gunner
  6. Sgt. B.G. Cron, Gunner


  1. Original Crew No. 42
  2. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  3. Photo Date: March/April 1944
  4. Photo Location: Possibly Rapid City during Training.
  5. Photo Reference No. Dollar01
  6. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Keith Dollar.
  7. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.