Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Steven R. Quinn, Navigator
  2. 2nd Lt. Charles J. Mellis, Co-Pilot
  3. 1st Lt. Ross I. Howden, Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. Charles A. Arnold, Bombardier
  5. T/Sgt. Joseph D. Cooper, Radio/Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. Orville W. Robertson, Engineer
  2. S/Sgt. Jose M. Echevarria, Tail Gunner
  3. S/Sgt. P.J. Cregan, Waist Gunner
  4. S/Sgt. Kenneth L. Newbrough, Waist Gunner

Missing from Photo:

  1. S/Sgt. Orville Nelson, Togglier/Ball Turret Gunner, probably because he did not fly with the crew on 11 July 1944

See also:

  1. "The Bomb Sight Was His Big Toe" by Ross Howden


  1. 398th Mission No. 47, Munich, Germany, 11 July 1944
  2. On this mission the Howden crew flew in the ?? Group
  3. Aircraft flown: 42-102476 N7-B
  4. Aircraft in photo: probably 42-102476 N7-B
  5. Photo Date: 11 July 1944
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9294/JW
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks for photo to the Jack Wintersteen Collection.
  9. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.