Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Richard A. Griffin, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Leo R. Croce, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Robert A. Kraft, Navigator .
  4. Sgt. Fred Sherrod, Ball Turret

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Floyd Johnson, Radio
  2. Sgt. Wayne Doerstler, Engineer
  3. Sgt. George Kral, Toggilier
  4. Cpl. Dan Cohan, Tail Gunner
  5. Sgt. J.S. Mattres, Waist Gunner

See also:

  1. Robert A. Kraft, 398th Navigator - 602nd Squadron Video Interview (1hr 11m 1s)



  1. 398th Mission No. 87, Osnabruck, Germany, 26 September 1944
  2. On this mission the Griffin crew flew in the Low Group
  3. Aircraft flown: 42-107188 K8-G Ramp Rooster
  4. Aircraft in photo: 42-107188 K8-G Ramp Rooster
  5. Photo Date: 26 September 1944
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9259
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Wayne & Ruthanna Doerstler, and Gary Gilligan.
  9. Final Disposition of A/C: Crashed 29 December 1944 on mission to Binger, Germany, Mahlon Erickson Crew, MACR 11348
  10. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.