Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Earl C. Noble,  Navigator
  2. 2nd Lt. Donald B. Lowe, Jr.,  Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Carl G. Berquist,  Bombardier
  4. 2nd Lt. Benjamin H. Moon,  Co-Pilot

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Armand P. Fugge,  Engineer
  2. Sgt. W. H. Westall,  Waist Gunner
  3. Sgt. Alfred L. Reisser,  Tail Gunner
  4. Sgt. Aloysius H. Domnissey,  Ball Turret
  5. Sgt. Leo R. Cunningham,  Waist Gunner
  6. T/Sgt. Derald R. Lyman,  Radio


  1. Aircraft flown over to the UK was 42-97298, named Slap Happy Goose, but no photo of the nose art can be found.
  2. The aircraft 42-97298 was transferred to the 303rd BG  358th Squadron on 6th May 1944, where the name Floose Goose was painted on the nose.
  3. No missions were flown by the 398th with this aircraft.


  1. Original Crew No. 12
  2. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  3. Photo Date: early 1944
  4. Photo Location: Rapid City
  5. Photo Reference No. Lowe01
  6. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Geoff Lowe & Donald. B. Lowe III.
  7. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.