Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Lt. J.F. Berwyn, Bombardier
  2. 1st. Lt. Donald R. Maudsley, Pilot
  3. Lt. Gerald L. Hoena, Co-Pilot
  4. 2nd. Lt. Earl W. Nichols, Jr. Navigator
  5. Sgt. J.W. Foley, Tail Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. Estil L. Chrisman, Engineer / Top Turret
  2. Sgt. Joe E. Brown, Radio
  3. Sgt. Allen A. Fontenot, Waist Gunner
  4. Sgt. Joe G. Ferguson, Ball Turret

See also:

  1. Nose art for B-17 43-39180 N8-G "Hitler's Headache" with unidentified crew at Bradley Field, CT, May 1945.


  1. Photo Date: 22 March 1945
  2. Photo Location: Nuthampstead, England
  3. Mission No. 174 - Dorsten, Germany
  4. Formation Location: Low Squadron
  5. Aircraft flown: 43-39180 N8-G "Hitler's Headache"
  6. Photo Reference: A9323
  7. Information compiled by the 398th Web Team with thanks to Casey Nichols, son of Earl W. "Bud" Nichols, Navigator.
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