Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Walter J. Gibbins, Tail Gunner
  2. 2nd Lt. Eugene H. Werner, Bombardier
  3. 2nd Lt. Harold R. Van Opdorp, Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. Horace D. Sullivan, Navigator
  5. Sgt. Ray G. Harris, Waist Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Lawrence O. Mailloux, Radio
  2. Sgt. Antonio E. Fonseca, Engineer
  3. 2nd Lt. V. O. Shappel, Co-Pilot
  4. Sgt. Henry P. Dingus, Ball Turret

Missing from Photo:

  1. S/Sgt. John J. O'Gara, Waist Gunner


  1. 398th Mission No. 101, Munster, Germany, 26 Oct 1944
  2. On this mission the Van Opdorp crew flew in the Low Group
  3. Aircraft flown: 42-97337 K8-R
  4. Aircraft in photo: probably 42-97337 K8-R
  5. Photo Date: 26 October 1944
  6. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  7. Photo Reference No. A9174
  8. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with special thanks to Mike Dingus.
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