Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. probably Captain H.H. Latson Jr., Pilot / Co-pilot
  2. Captain Carl J. Strickrott, Bombardier
  3. Col. Frank P. Hunter, Commander
  4. Capt. Harold L. Brown, Navigator
  5. 1st Lt. Anthony J. Jellen, Navigator

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Rank Man 1, Position
  2. Rank Man 2, Position
  3. Rank Man 3, Position
  4. T/Sgt. D.A. Vredenburg, Engineer
  5. Rank Man 5, Position

The Loading List for 13 August 1944 was:

  1. Col. Frank P. Hunter, Commander
  2. Captain H.H. Latson Jr., Pilot / Co-pilot
  3. Capt. Harold L. Brown, Navigator
  4. 1st Lt. Anthony J. Jellen, Navigator
  5. Captain Carl J. Strickrott, Bombardier
  6. T/Sgt. D.A. Vredenburg, Engineer
  7. T/sgt. C.J. Fummeler, Radio
  8. S/Sgt. A.C. Martorello, Ball turret
  9. S/Sgt. J.L. Bourke, Waist gunner
  10. S/Sgt. J.W. Harbit, Tail Gunner

Notes:

  1. Col. F.P. Hunter flew as both Commander and pilot for this mission.
  2. Cpt. H.H. Latson Jr. normally a pilot, flew as co-pilot. At the end of August 1944, Latson is listed as 603rd HQ.
  3. Captain Harold L. Brown, Navigator and Captain Carl J. Strickrott, Bombardier are also in the Stoll's Crew with Colonel Hunter as Command - 603rd Squadron - 20 July 1944.

Comments:

  1. Original Crew No. 57
  2. 398th Mission No. No 68, Le Manoir, France, 13 August 1944
  3. On this mission the Latson crew flew Lead crew of Lead Group
  4. Aircraft flown: 43-38075 N7-A
  5. Aircraft in photo: probably 43-38075 N7-A
  6. Photo Date: 13 August 1944
  7. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  8. Photo Reference No. A9276
  9. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th.
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