Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Mahlan R. Erickson, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Adolph "Bud" Huesgen, Co -Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Paul A. Nachtwey, Navigator
  4. 2nd Lt. L.J. Leitner, Bombardier

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Claiborne "Red" Graves, Radio
  2. Sgt. Robert G., "Bob" Morden, Tail Gunner

Missing from Photo:

  1. S/Sgt. E.O. Peterson, Engineer
  2. Sgt. L.E. Thompson, Ball Turret
  3. Sgt. J.T. Sewell, Waist Gunner


  1. Aircraft in photo: Aircraft in background 42-97387 K8 H, Maude Maria
  2. Photo Date: 28 December 1944; the Erickson crew did not fly acombat mission this day.
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  4. Photo Reference No. Erickson 01
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Bud Huesgen and James Morden.
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