Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Rank Man A, Position
  2. Rank Man B, Position
  3. 1st Lt. J.T. Driscoll, Pilot
  4. Rank Man D, Position

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Eugene D. Mazzanti, Ball Turret
  2. T/Sgt. Donald R. Ball, Radio Op.
  3. Rank Man 3, Position
  4. Rank Man 4, Position
  5. Rank Man 5, Position

Missing from Photo:

  1. 2nd Lt. M.S. Offutt, Bombardier

The Loading List for 20 July 1944 was:

  1. 1st Lt. J.T. Driscoll, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. R.L. Walker, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. R.E.Trimmer, Navigator
  4. S/Sgt. L.C. Wilkinson, Togglier (from the Dunlap Crew)
  5. T/Sgt. G.G. Ostrander, Engineer
  6. T/Sgt. Donald R. Ball, Radio Operator
  7. S/Sgt. Eugene D. Mazzanti, Ball Turret
  8. S/Sgt. J.P. Grey, Waist Gunner
  9. S/Sgt. G.D.I. Small,Tail Gunner

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  1. Original Crew No. 43
  2. 398th Mission No. 53, Dessau, 20 July 1944
  3. On this mission the Driscoll crew flew in the High Group
  4. Aircraft flown: 42-107094 K8-M
  5. Aircraft in photo: probably 42-107094 K8-M
  6. Photo Date: 20 July 1944
  7. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  8. Photo Reference No. A9300
  9. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Dave Driscoll and Olga Yefremenkova. Also thanks to Nelson Ball for identifying his grandfather, radio operator Donald R. Ball.
  10. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.