Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. John Lesco, Waist Gunner
  2. Sgt, Murray L. Ross, Engineer
  3. Sgt. George W. Engle, Waist Gunner
  4. Sgt. Gilbert J. Sulkey. Ball Turret
  5. Sgt. Clayton A. Mahlam, Radio

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. William S. Shaffer, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Keith N. Drager, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. John J. Krause, Bombardier
  4. F/O Julious S. Zlasner, Navigator - (after the war Jules changed his name to Lasner)


  1. Photo Date: 26 October 1944
  2. Photo Location: Nuthampstead, England
  3. Mission No. 101 - Munster, Germany
  4. Formation Location: High squadron, right element
  5. Aircraft used: 43-38836 K8-T
  6. Photo Reference: A9177
  7. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Bill Engle for providing identifications.
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