Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Ray Vicha, Right Waist Gunner
  2. 1st Lt. Jack Lee, Pilot
  3. 1st Lt. William J. Ferrante, Navigator
  4. 2nd Lt. Gordon Courtenay, Bombardier

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Stan Kolodziej, Tailgunner
  2. T/Sgt. Tom "The Apache" Terrell, Engineer
  3. 1st Lt. Dick Blackledge, Co-Pilot
  4. S/Sgt. Carl Kircher, Ball Turret

Missing from Photo:

  1. S/Sgt John Baughman, Gunner
  2. T/Sgt. George Flood, Radio


  1. Aircraft in photo: probably 43-37977 N7-R, Miss X
  2. Photo Date: 2 December 1944, no combat flight this day
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  4. Photo Reference No. Vicha 01
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Jeff Eberle (Vicha) and Jack Lee.
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