Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Frederick C. Bradley, Engineer / TT Gunner
  2. Joseph Reveman, Radio Op / Gunner
  3. Andrew F. Fay, Gunner / Togglier
  4. John J. "Jake" Miller, Waist Gunner
  5. William H. Jones, Tail Gunner
  6. Franklin J. Scherer, BT Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Howard F. Traeder, 0770845, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Quentin H. McMurray, 0928757, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Ernie DeLaurenzo, Bombardier

Missing from Photo:

  1. 2nd Lt. Marv Blancett, Navigator

See also:

  1. Howard Traeder, 398th Pilot - 601st Squadron Video Interview (51m 29s)
  2. Howard Traeder, 398th Pilot - 601st Squadron Video Interview Transcription


  1. The Traeder Crew arrived in Nuthampstead 23 January 1945; flew first mission in 6 February 1945.
  2. Aircraft in photo: the B-17 in the background was used for photo taking that day.
  3. Photo Date: 17 October 1944
  4. Photo Location: Alexandria Army Air Base, Louisiana during Training
  5. Other Photo Reference No. LB_01
  6. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Lee Bradley
  7. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.