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Crew PILOT: MARK  COPE

Capt Mark Cope Original Crew Dr. Eling had labeled all the people for me: Front row, left to right: navigator Festus "Shorty" Bryant, pilot Mark Cope, copilot Martin Tashijan, bombardier Herbert G. Pryor. 

Back row, left to right: right waist gunner Donald Walker, tail gunner Ray Bryan, radio operator Jack Eling, ball turret gunner Richard Donnelly, top turret gunner (engineer) John Verbovski, left waist gunner James Morrison

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT MARK COPE P CPT
2 LT Thomas CRYAN CP KIA
3 LT Festus E. BRYANT NAV CPT
4 LT Herbert G. PRYOR BOM CPT
5 T/SGT Joseph T. PEARL TTE KIA
6 T/SGT Charles H. THOMPSON TTE NOC
7 T/SGT John VERBOVSKI TTE CPT
8 T/SGT John C. ELING ROG CPT
9 SGT Richard E. DONNELLY WG CPT
10 SGT James E. MORRISON WG CPT
11 S/SGT Donald E. WALKER WG CPT
12 S/SGT Raymond A. BRYAN TG WIA

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT MARK COPE P CPT
2 LT Martin TASHJIAN P/CP KIA

PHOTOS:

Unidentified member of the Mark Cope Crew. (Could possible be Martin Tashjain) (100th Photo Archives)

Mission Delay: Cloud cover over the target - Lost nine planes yesterday - Same target today, Berlin. Will we make it this time? Will they scrub the mission? What is going through the minds of this crew. The Mark Cope Crew.  (100th Photo Archives)

 Part of the Mark Cope crew: (Left to Right) Herbert G. Pryor, BOM; Thomas Cryan; Original CP; Mark Cope, P, Festus Bryant, NAV and Martin Tashjian, replacement CP. Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Mike Cope 

 Mission delayed due to overcast over target. Elwood Frum wonders what they were thinking and talking about. Photo courtesy of Elwood L. Frum 

Capt Mark Cope Original Crew
Dr. Eling had labeled all the people for me:

Front row, left to right: navigator Festus "Shorty" Bryant, pilot Mark Cope,
copilot Martin Tashijan, bombardier Richard Pryer.    Back row, left to
right: right waist gunner
Donald Walker, tail gunner Ray Bryan, radio operator Jack Eling, ball turret
gunner Richard Donnelly,
top turret gunner (engineer) John Verboski, left waist gunner James
Morrison.

Capt Mark Cope Crew