Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Burton W. Matheson, Engineer / TT Gunner
  2. Sgt. Alfred B. Ogas, Radio Op / Gunner
  3. W. E. Kendall, Gunner
  4. Ora G. Kinzie, Waist Gunner
  5. Wershey, Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Lt. Donald J. Erler, Pilot
  2. Lt. Loren J. Schipull, Co-Pilot
  3. Lt. Arnold I. Mangen, Navigator
  4. Lt. Lyman R. Constantine, Bombardier


  1. Aircraft in photo: the B-17 in the background was used for photo taken on that day.
  2. Photo Date: July 1944
  3. Photo Location: Probably Alexandria Army Air Base, Louisiana during Training
  4. Photo Reference: Erler 1
  5. Information compiled by the 398th BGMA Web Team
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