Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. James Leahy, Asst. Engineer / Waist Gunner
  2. T/Sgt. William Hanna, Radio Operator
  3. 2nd Lt. Stanley Alpert, Navigator
  4. S/Sgt. William Rabada, Ball Turret

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. Dewey Burt, Engineer / Top Turret
  2. 2nd Lt. George Schatz, Bombardier
  3. 1st Lt. Kenneth Elwood, Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. John Hutchison, Co-Pilot

Missing from Photo:

  1. S/Sgt. Arthur Figueira, Tail Gunner was wounded during the previous mission and was replaced on this mission by Maj. Bruce Daily, who was using the Tail Gunner position to critique the quality of the formation compactness until called forward to replace Elwood.

See also:

  1. The Ken Elwood Crew - A Bombardier Remembers…. by George E. Schatz


  1. Original Crew No. 10
  2. 398th Mission No. 64, Cauvicourt, France, 8 August 1944
  3. Crew Mission: 32
  4. On this mission the Elwood crew flew Lead High Element, High Group
  5. Aircraft flown: 42-102536 N8-C, Here's Hopin
  6. Aircraft in photo: none
  7. Photo Date: 8 August 1944, the morning before their last mission.
  8. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  9. Photo Reference No. ELL 02
  10. Other Photo Reference No. GS_1
  11. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to George Schatz and Lee Anne Bradley.
  12. If you would like to add information about this photograph, or can provide a better scan, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.