Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Cpl. Hadley J.Oien, Tail Gunner
  2. Cpl. Merlin Sonsrud, Waist G
  3. Cpl. "Archie" Dale Pritchard, Ball Turret
  4. Cpl. James M. Ready, Gunner / Togg
  5. Cpl. Howard Ottum, Eng
  6. Cpl. R.R."Pop" Summers, Radio

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. F/O Robert Malamphy, Navigator
  2. 2nd Lt. John Mckinney, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Jim Runnion, Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. Dick Skelnick, Bombardier (not with this crew at Nuthampstead but went on to be a lead Bombardier)


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  2. Photo Date: September/October 1944
  3. Photo Location: Gulfport, Mississippi while in Training
  4. This crew arrived at Nuthampstead October 1944
  5. Photo Reference No. RUN 01
  6. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Dale Pritchard.
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