Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Cpl.Pete Hanmer, Tail Gunner
  2. Cpl. Doug J. Long, Waist Gunner
  3. Cpl.Milo Knopick, Radio
  4. Cpl.Ruel J. Myers, Waist Gunner
  5. Cpl.Danny G. Leyva, Engineer
  6. Cpl.Tony Corsuti, Ball Turret

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Mark Magnan, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Dale Brown, Bombardier
  3. 2nd Lt. Jack Brandstatter, Co-Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. Bill Ferrante, Navigator

See also:

  1. Lt. William J. Ferrante's Diary
  2. Dale E. Brown, 398th Bombardier - 603rd Squadron 2003 Video Interview (40m 50s)
  3. Dale E. Brown, 398th Bombardier - 603rd Squadron 2007 Video Interview (34m 51s)


  1. Photo Date: late 1943
  2. Photo Location: Rapid City
  3. Photo Reference No. Brown 01
  4. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Dale Brown.
  5. If you would like to add information about this photograph, or have a more in-focus photo, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.


  1. Men in back row are wearing helmets and pistols.