Thanks to Joseph Stuby for the crew picture.
The Air Crew
The members of crew #4013 were:
Standing: 1/Lt William C. Grounds (Aircraft Commander), 2/Lt Ollin W. Williams (Pilot), 2/Lt William J. C. Leslie (Navigator), 2/Lt Jack Melvin Hobbie (Bombardier), M/Sgt Neal R. Cooper (Engineer), Sgt Clarence L. Pressgrove (R Gunner).
For more information on this plane go to Sally Ann’s webpage.
Mission 16. Shimonoseki Straits (Mar 27)
On Mar 27, the crew flew a night mining mission to Shimonoseki Straits. The airplane was shot down. Fortunately, the entire crew of Lt William C. Grounds was able to bail out. They were captured and imprisoned at the Omori POW camp. All survived the war.
This crew generally flew “The Peacemaker“.