The members of crew #39?? were:
Lt Robert R. Joslin (A/C)
3/Lt John A. Watts (Pilot)
F/O Charles H. Soukup (Navigator)
2/Lt Lloyd F. Cox (Bombardier)
S/Sgt William M. Brake (Engineer)
Sgt Richard A. McGowan (Radio)
2/Lt James H. Block (Radarman)
Sgt William Sikorski (CFC)
Cpl Victor E. Battaglia (R Gunner)
Cpl Lawrence E. Brallier (L Gunner)
Cpl Frank J. Carroll (T Gunner)
1/Lt Hubert Smith, Jr. may have been the original A/C
with this crew, but, in accordance with standard practice, was probably
assigned to Crew #3905 and, in exchange,
Lt Robert R. Joslin, became A/C.
Photo provided by 6BG, all rights reserved.
The crew with A/C Smith in front of "Queen of the Air", a plane they used in training.
Photo provided by Victor and Eugene F. Battalagia, all rights
Standing - Left to Right: Lt John A. Walts (Pilot), Lt Hubert Smith, Jr. (Airplane Commander),
Lt Charles A. Soukup (Navigator), Lt Lloyd F. Cox (Bombardier), Lt James Block (Radarman),
Cpl Bill Sikorski (Central Fire Control)
Kneeling - Left to Right: Cpl Frank J. Carroll (Tail Gunner), Sgt Richard McGowan (Radioman),
Cpl Lawrence E. Braillier (Left Gunner), S/Sgt William M. Brake (Engineer), Sgt Victor Battaglia (Right Gunner).