Tail Wind - Lt John Vinski

Standing L - R: John Corrichides, radio operator; Vincent Jones, top turret gunner; Bob Coppock, engineer; William Roat, nose gunner; Herrald Bietz, ball turret gunner; Millard Thomson, tail gunner.
Kneeling L - R:
John Vinski, pilot;
Bob Bihn, bombardier; Tommy Wahl, navigator; Joe Hays, co-pilot
Editor's note: The nose gunner in this crew, William Roat, was my father


Arden Anderson

Standing L - R: Paul Negrette, radio operator; Robert Pressley, ball gunner; Walter Leach, nose gunner; Jerome Simon, flight engineer & top turret gunner; Harry Goss, waist gunner; Normand Durette, tail gunner
Kneeling L - R: Benjamin Burrows, co-pilot; Arden Anderson, pilot; John Dahlem, navigator



David Larson

Sitting L - R: Richard Sayles (navigator), David Larson (pilot), Robert Warren (co-pilot), and William Katz (bombardier)
Standing L - R: Robert Hutchinson (tail gunner), Burton Whittsett (ball turret), Robert Gosden (waist gunner), Walter Hanssen (radio operator), James Watson (engineer), and Leon Haines (waist gunner)

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