Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 1st. Lt. Arnold R. Menzel, Pilot
  2. 2nd. Lt. Charles P. Bagley, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd. Lt. Frederick T. Nissen, Navigator
  4. 2nd. Lt. Norman E. Kottke, Bombardier
  5. T/Sgt. William B. Sutton, Engineer

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. James S. O'Doherty, Radio
  2. S/Sgt. Richard E. Fletcher, Tail Gunner
  3. S/Sgt. Robert W. Craver, Ball Turret
  4. S/Sgt. John L. Zasa, Waist Gunner


  1. 398th Mission No. 53, Dessau, Germany, 20 July 1944
  2. On this mission the Menzel crew flew in the High Group
  3. Aircraft flown: 42-107214 N8-V
  4. Aircraft in photo: probably 42-107214 N8-V
  5. Photo Date: 20 July 1944
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9301
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to LeRoy Larson, Bill Sutton, and Linda Brown.
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