The Air Crew
The original members of crew #3901 were:
1/Lt. Donald M. Fox (Pilot) swapped places with Cpt Barney R. Olive, A/C of Crew #3917 in order to allow Cpt Olive to gain combat experience with an experienced crew. Cpt Olive (Pilot) was assigned to Crew #??? and was replaced by 1/Lt Duane T. Darkenwald from Crew ???.
1/Lt George E. Little (Bombardier) was transferred to Crew #3915 and was replaced by 1/Lt James E. Gentry.
S/Sgt Thomas F. Keenan (Radarman) was transferred to Crew #3906 (replacement) and was replaced by 1/Lt Wilbur M. Barner.
On March 4, S/Sgt James R. Clark (Radio) was wounded severely enough to be sent home. He was replaced by S/Sgt A. F. Del Signore.
Standing – Left to Right: 1/Lt George F. Norris (Engineer), 1/Lt Frank J. “Dash” Daschbach (Navigator), Maj John C. “Bulldog” Layson (Airplane Commander), 1/Lt. Donald M. “The Fox” Fox (Pilot), 1/Lt. George E. “Barrel” Little (Bombardier).
This crew generally flew “Grider Gal“.
Last updated 04/10/2010