Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Donald E. Rush, Co-Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. William P. Taylor, Bombardier
  3. 2nd Lt. John F. Naioti, Navigator
  4. 1st Lt. Edward C. Jordan, Pilot

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. Clifton L. Self, Engineer
  2. T/Sgt. Steven J. Gresh, Radio
  3. S/Sgt. Ross L. Moxey, Ball Turret Gunner
  4. S/Sgt. Jacob D. Herman, Tail Gunner
  5. S/Sgt. Geremiah J. Clifford, Waist Gunner, aka J.J. Clifford

Missing from Photo:

  1. 2nd Lt. John O. Hobbs, Co-Pilot


  1. 2nd Lt. Edward C. Jordan, Pilot was promoted to 1st Lt 12 August 1944, but the paper work was still catching up with the Load List data used for specifying crew ranks above.

See also:

  1. Bebe - Boeing B-17 # 43-37982 N7-K by Dallas Ebest, Ground Crew, 603rd Squadron
  2. Edward Jordan, 398th Pilot - 603rd Squadron Audio Interview (7m 43s)
  3. Edward Jordan, 398th Pilot - 603rd Squadron Audio Interview Transcription


  1. Original Crew No. 66, but with new pilot and co-pilot.
  2. 398th Mission No. 70, Delitzsch, Germany, 16 August 1944
  3. On this mission the Jordan crew flew Lead High Element, Low Group.
  4. Aircraft flown: 43-37982 N7-K Bebe
  5. Aircraft in photo: probably 43-37982 N7-K Bebe
  6. Photo Date: 16 August 1944
  7. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  8. Photo Reference No. A9282
  9. Other Photo Reference No(s). DJ_3A03 and OPR-110.
  10. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to William P. Taylor and Dave Jordan.
  11. Hobbs did not fly this day and by the end August was listed as Co-Pilot to the Cullinan Crew.
  12. Note the "M" on S/Sgt. Ross. L. Moxey's left boot.
  13. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Pictures Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.