Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Lynn Sellers, Radio
  2. Lt. Adrian P. Higginbotham, Bombardier
  3. Sgt. Walter Sampson, Engineer
  4. Sgt. Kenneth H. Foraker, Waist Gunner
  5. Lt. Aaron Slavin, Pilot

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Felix E. Byrne, Tail Gunner
  2. Sgt. James J. Webb, Ball Turret
  3. Lt. Robert Morrison, Navigator
  4. Lt. Edgar T. Bearden, Co-Pilot


  1. Mission No. 53, Dessau, Germany
  2. Formation location: High Group
  3. Aircraft used: 42-102536 N8-C "Here's Hopin'"
  4. Photo location & date: Nuthampstead, 20 July 1944
  5. Crew nickname: "Slavin's Slaves"
  6. Photo Reference A9305
  7. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Robert Morrison and Estelle Slavin, wife of Aaron Slavin
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