Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 1st Lt. Robert Ullom, Pilot
  2. 1st Lt. Joe Aceto, Navigator
  3. 1st Lt. Charles Waldbauer, Bombardier
  4. 1st Lt. Donald Rush, Co-Pilot

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Joseph "Pappy" Bourke, Waist Gunner
  2. T/Sgt. Unknown, Radio
  3. S/Sgt. John Harbit, Waist Gunner
  4. T/Sgt. Donald A. Vredenburg, Engineer / Gunner
  5. S/Sgt. Angelo Martorello, Ball Turret


  1. No mission was flown by the 398th BG on 15 September 1944. This photo was probably taken after a training flight.
  2. Aircraft in photo: 43-37977 N7-R "Miss X"
  3. Photo Date: 15 September 1944
  4. Photo Location: Nuthampstead, England
  5. Photo Reference No. A9195
  6. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Bob Ullom & Don Vredenburg.
  7. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.
  8. Help is needed in identifying the man located in the Front Row No. 2 - T/Sgt, Radio Operator position.