Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. John W. Bahling, Radio
  2. S/Sgt. Paul F. Crawford, Waist Gunner
  3. S/Sgt. Al Shadroui, Ball Turret
  4. Rank Man D, Position
  5. Rank Man E, Position

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. J.R. Haas, Bombardier
  2. Rank Man 2, Position, probably 2nd Lt. W.R. Davidson, Navigator
  3. 2nd Lt. R.E. Weidig, Co-Pilot
  4. 1st Lt. E.W. Spitzer, Pilot

Below are typical members of the Spitzer Crew who have not yet been identified in the photo above:

  1. 2nd Lt. W.R. Davidson, Navigator
  2. T/Sgt. J. Muir, Engineer
  3. S/Sgt. P.J. Cregan, Tail Gunner

See also:

  1. James R. Haas, 398th Bombardier - 603rd Squadron Video Interview (1 h 1m 54s)


  1. 398th Mission No. 104, Merseburg, Germany, 2 November 1944
  2. On this mission the Spitzer crew flew in the Low Squadron
  3. Aircraft flown: 42-102469 N7-Q, Stormy Weather
  4. Aircraft in photo: 42-102469 N7-Q, Stormy Weather
  5. Photo Date: 2 November 1944
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9178
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Jim Haas, Robert Weidig and Mike Kundert, nephew of John W. Bahling.
  9. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.
  10. Help is needed in associating the Crew List to the lower left with the faces in the above photograph. If you can help, please click the e-mail link above.