Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. LeRoy Roper, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Edward Beecher, Bombardier
  3. 2nd Lt. Charles Perry, Co-Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. Dale Glissman, Navigator
  5. Sgt. Walter Heuser, Tail Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Justin Mullaney, Waist Gunner
  2. Sgt. Kenneth Jeffries, Ball Turret
  3. S/Sgt. Carmen Desiato, Engineer
  4. Sgt. Edward Haddad, Radio


  1. Aircraft in photo: unknown
  2. Photo Date: 23 January 1945
  3. Photo Location: Mac Dill Field FL
  4. Photo Reference No. Roper 01
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Carmen Desiato & Tim Desiato, and Cindy Glissman-Mattes.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.