Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Albert N. Morton, Co Pilot
  2. S/Sgt. Billy M. Bourlon, Tail Gunner
  3. 2nd Lt. Charles W. Gordon, Navigator
  4. 1st Lt. David W. Lewis, Pilot

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. Thomas H. Cole, Radio
  2. 2nd Lt Harrie P. Bragg, Bombardier
  3. S/Sgt. Leslie E. Woelflin, Ball turret
  4. T/Sgt. Frank E. Gabriel, Engineer
  5. S/Sgt. Theodore D. Paxton, Toggilier

Missing from Photo:

  1. 2nd Lt Charles D. Bolthouse, regular Bombardier


  1. 398th Mission No. 173, Rheine, Germany, 21 March 1945
  2. On this mission the Lewis crew flew deputy lead in the High Group
  3. Aircraft flown: 43-39227 30-P
  4. Aircraft in photo: probably 43-39227 30-P
  5. Photo Date: 21 March 1945 determined by comparing men in photo and crew records.
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. LEW 01
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to David Lewis, Tom Cole & Chuck Cole.
  9. See also Lewis' Crew's B-17 over Kohlenbissen
  10. If you would like to add information about this photograph, or can provide a better scan, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.