Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. William F. Scott, Pilot
  2. Ernest W. Spitzer, Co-Pilot
  3. John F. Naioti, Navigator
  4. William P. Taylor, Bombardier

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Rank Man 1, Position, possibly Jeremiah J. Clifford, Gunner
  2. Rank Man 2, Position, possibly Clifton L. Self, Engineer
  3. Rank Man 3, Position, possibly Stephen J. Cresh or Gresh, Radio Operator
  4. Rank Man 4, Position
  5. Rank Man 5, Positiion
  6. Albert Boyd Cross, Gunner

Front Row (but order not known):

  1. Clifton L. Self, Engineer
  2. Stephen J. Cresh or Gresh, Radio Operator
  3. Ross L. Moxey, Ball Turret
  4. Jeremiah J. Clifford, Gunner
  5. Jacob D. Herman, Tail Gunner


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  2. Photo Date: 1943 or early 1944
  3. Photo Location: Unknown, but possibly Rapid City
  4. Photo Reference No. XXXX
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to John W. Cross for identifying Albert Boyd Cross. Albert was John's Grandfather's younger brother.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.
  7. Help is needed in associating the Front Row List to the lower left with the faces in the above photograph. It would also be helpful to obtain a better scan. If you can help, please click the e-mail link above.


  1. It would be useful to narrow the timeframe of the photo from 1943 or early 1944 and to identify the location.
  2. Ranks at the time of the photo are not known, but might be written on another photo.