Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Bill Moses, Navigator
  2. 2nd Lt. Raymond C. Hopp, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Robert Folger, Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. Robert Busbee, Bombardier

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. John Schneider, Tail Gunner
  2. Sgt. Lou Zeller, Waist Gunner
  3. S/Sgt. John P. Quinn, Radio
  4. Sgt. Paul Smith Waist, Gunner
  5. Sgt. Cal Harvey, Ball Turret
  6. S/Sgt. John Paris, Engineer/Gunner


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown Serial Number, but contains two different nose paintings:
    1. The name TANICHKA next to a tall woman dressed in a what appears to be a skirt and top with bare midriff. The name Tanichka is Russian and generally represents the name Tanya. Perhaps the woman was a popular celebrity or character of the day.
    2. A small dog sniffing a fire hydrant
  2. Photo Date: May 1944
  3. Photo Location: Dalhart AAB, Texas
  4. Photo Reference No. FOL 01
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to John W. Quinn, son of John P. Quinn.
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