Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Rank Man A, Position
  2. 1st Lt. Lionel Lancaster, Navigator
  3. Sgt. Lester Wroe, Ball Turret Gunner
  4. Rank Man D, Position

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Rank Man 1, Position
  2. Rank Man 2, Position
  3. Rank Man 3, Position
  4. Rank Man 4, Position
  5. Rank Man 5, Position

The Loading List for 8 August 1944 was:

  1. 1st Lt. E. J. Fairbanks, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Gerald Skow, Co-Pilot
  3. 1st Lt. Lionel Lancaster, Navigator
  4. T/Sgt. James Cagle, Engineer
  5. T/Sgt. Machen Moore, Jr., Radio
  6. Lt. Harry Fuerst, Bombardier
  7. S/Sgt. Lester Wroe, Ball Turret Gunner
  8. S/Sgt. Daniel Conner, Tail Gunner


  1. Original Crew No. 24
  2. 398th Mission No. 64, Cauvicourt, France, 8 Aug 1944
  3. On this mission the Fairbanks crew flew in the Low Group.
  4. Aircraft flown: 42-107190 3O-L, Maxine
  5. Aircraft in photo: probably 42-107190 3O-L, Maxine
  6. Photo Date: 8 August 1944
  7. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  8. Photo Reference No. A9308
  9. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Michael Ryan for identifying Lionel Lancaster.
  10. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.
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