Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Orrin R. Tatchio, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Rufus "Bob" Gatton, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Frank Lamacchia, Navigator
  4. 2nd Lt. Casimir B. Rzepnicki, Bombardier
  5. Cpl. Walter A. Lusk, Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Cpl. Otto S. Cantrell, Engineer
  2. Cpl. Richard A. Benjamin, Ball Turret
  3. Cpl. Warren W. Woodham, Tail Gunner
  4. Cpl. Edward B. Thomas, Gunner (Did not transit to the UK)
  5. Cpl. Alfred H. Conway, Radio


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  2. Photo Date: Fall 1944
  3. Photo Location: Gulfport AFB during Overseas Training Unit (OTU) training
  4. Photo Reference No. Gatton01
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Bob Gatton.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, or can provide a better scan, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.

See also:

  1. Rufus "Bob" Gatton, 398th Pilot - 600th Squadron Video Interview (41m 17s