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Crew PILOT: Claget E.  MCALISTER

The Mac McAlister Crew
L to R Standing: Roderick McComber, Allen O. Schmitz, Leonard S. Hambrick, Vernon L. Erskine,and Thomas L. Freeman.  
L to R Seated: John M. Martucci, Arthur E. Johnson, Mac McAlister, Jack Weinstock
Photo courtesy of Ken McAlister

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Claget E. MCALISTER P FEH
2 LT Arthur E. JOHNSON CP FEH
3 LT Jaques J. WEINSTOCK NAV FEH
4 SGT Thomas L. FREEMAN TOG/NG FEH
5 S/SGT John M. MARTUCCI TTE FEH
6 T/SGT Allen O. SCHMITZ ROG FEH
7 SGT Vernon L. ERSKINE BTG FEH
8 SGT Leonard S. HAMBRICK WG FEH
9 S/SGT Roderick E. MCCOMBER TG FEH

PHOTOS:

The McAlister crew with GERMANY QUITS newspaper.
Photo courtesy of Ken McAlister