The Crew


Back Row Standing, L to R;

Engineer/Top Ball Gunner - T. Sgt. Francis R. Holt, Mills, MA

(Frank)

Asst. Engineer/Nose Gunner - T. Sgt. Marshall Farrell, Augusta, ME (Marsh)

Radio Operator/Waist Gunner - T. Sgt. William J. Fleming,

Lynnbrook, NY (Bill)

Waist Gunner - S. Sgt. Walter J. Carrick, Detroit, MI (Walt)

Tail Gunner - S. Sgt. Edward R. Kofke, Upper Darby, PA (Ed)

Lower Ball Gunner - S. Sgt. Silvio Onide, Farmington, CT (Sal)


Front Row, L to R;

Pilot - Major William G. Shoemaker, Kennett Square, PA (Shoe)

Co-Pilot - 1st Lt. John J. Thelen, Kansas City, MO (Thelen)

Navigator - 1st Lt Max Litman, Los Angles, CA (Max)

Bombardier - 1st Lt. Morton S. Modlin, Ahoskie, NC (Mort)

A True Account of courage and bravery! How 10 men survived 50 Combat Missions over Europe during WWII