Back Row - Standing (viewer's left to right):

  1. M/Sgt. Fred Gruber
  2. M/Sgt. Nate Klatzkin, Crew Chief
  3. M/Sgt. Arthur Kneurn, Crew Chief
  4. M/Sgt. Irwin Riley
  5. M/Sgt. Charles Dacon, Crew Chief
  6. M/Sgt. Stegal, Crew Chief
  7. M/Sgt. Carl H.Harmon, Crew Chief
  8. M/Sgt. William Otto, Crew Chief
  9. M/Sgt. Charles Williams, Crew Chief
  10. M/Sgt. Robert Vincent, Crew Chief
  11. M/Sgt. Maurice Shallert, Crew Chief

Front Row - Sitting (viewer's left to right):

  1. M/Sgt. Ruben Larson, Crew Chief
  2. M/Sgt. Earl J. Southwick, Crew Chief
  3. M/Sgt. Leonard Bowman, Crew Chief
  4. M/Sgt. Frank L. Gelwicks, Crew Chief
  5. M/Sgt. Robert Myers, Crew Chief
  6. M/Sgt. Vern Overton, Crew Chief
  7. M/Sgt. Uhro Kaskella, Crew Chief


  1. Missing from the photo is: M/Sgt. Ray Bailey, M/Sgt. Leyland Watson, and M/Sgt. George Hilliard, who took the photo.
  2. It would be helpful to narrow the date from 1944/45.


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  2. Photo Date: Unknown date, but in 1944 or 1945
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  4. Photo Reference No. AOGC04
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Dallas Ebest, Earl Hofert, Allen Ostrom, and Paul Sproul.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.