Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Vern Kling, Gunner
  2. S/Sgt. L.S. Weber, Gunner
  3. T/Sgt. G. Iroio, Radio
  4. T/Sgt. E.B. Davis, Engineer
  5. S/Sgt. Harley L. Roark, Ball Turret

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. J.R. Haas, Bombardier
  2. 2nd Lt. J.E. Allare, Navigator
  3. 1st Lt. H.J. Sleaman, Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. L.H. Waring, Co-Pilot

Missing from Photo:

  1. S/Sgt. R.A. Adkins, Gunner, did not fly the mission

See also:

  1. James R. Haas, 398th Bombardier - 603rd Squadron Video Interview (1 h 1m 54s)
  2. Vern Kling, 398th Engineer/Gunner - 603rd Squadron Video Interview (40m 20s)


  1. 398th Mission No. 52, Lechfield, Germany, 19 July 1944
  2. On this mission the the Sleaman crew flew in the #2 position in the High Element of the High Group.
  3. Aircraft flown: 42-102562 N7-G, Knock Out
  4. Aircraft in photo: probably 42-102562 N7-G, Knock Out
  5. Photo Date: 19 July 1944
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9137
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Sam Hottman for indentification of his grandfather Harley L. Roark and Vern Kling for identification of the entire crew.
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