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Crew PILOT: James B.  NOBLE

The James B. Noble Crew
Standing L-R: Charles Slaght-BTG, Arthur Roberts-WG, Frank Cruz-TTE, Frederick Swartz-WG, William McNally-TG. Kneeling L-R: Derry D. Irons-BOM, James Noble-P, Dale McEwen-CP  (Photo courtesy of Bill McNally, Nephew of S/Sgt McNally)

Noble Crew Enlisted Men
Standing L-R: Frank Cruz, Russell Ellis, Frederick Swartz
Kneeling L-R: Charles Slaght, Arthur Roberts, William McNally
(Photo courtesy of Bill McNally, Nephew of S/Sgt McNally)

MACR: 07880 CR: 07880

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT James B. NOBLE P POW
2 LT Dale R. MCEWEN CP CPT
3 LT Alexander MARUCHESS NAV RFS
4 LT Derry D. IRONS BOM RFS
5 T/SGT Frank CRUZ TTE POW
6 S/SGT Charles J. SLAGHT BTG CPT
7 S/SGT Arthur L. ROBERTS WG KIA
8 S/SGT Frederick F. SCHWARTZ TG POW
9 S/SGT William P. MCNALLY TG KIA

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT Floyd H. MASON P POW
2 LT Marcus M. HERTZ BOM POW

Crew 3

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT James B. NOBLE P POW
2 LT Edmund J. KAUFFMAN NAV POW

PHOTOS:

1ST LT JAMES B. NOBLE Pilot and Crew. Crew flew Pathfinder "Island F for Fox"/ "Old Dan Boone"on loan from 95th BG.  S/SGT William P McNally far right.
(photo courtesy of Frank Cruz IV 

Pathfinder "Island F for Fox"/ "Dan Boone" flown by Lt Noble Crew was originally with the 96th Bomb Group, then transferred to the 13th CBW, 95th Bomb Group in June 1944 and lost with Lt Noble/Capt Floyd Mason Crew on July 28, 1944. (Photo Courtesy of the 95th BG Photo Archives, Phil Samponaro)