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Crew PILOT: James F.  MACK

The James F. (“Jim”) Mack crew: assembled in Lincoln, Nebraska, March 1945 for transit to Station 139, 8th Air Force, via New York and Greenland:

Standing L/R: CPL [later, S/SGT] Willliam (“Bill”) Zabriskie, tail gunner; F/O [later, 2LT] John Twomey, navigator; F/O [later, 2LT] Roger Chell, co-pilot; 2LT [later, 1LT] James (“Jim”) Mack, pilot; CPL [later, S/SGT] Emory C. (“Rosie”) Rose, ball turret gunner. 
  
Kneeling L/R: CPL [later, S/SGT] Carl L. Sauer, Jr., right waist gunner; CPL [later, S/SGT] Dwight (“Pappy”) Hall, left waist gunner; CPL [later, S/SGT] Gerald W. (“Gary”) Elder, nose gunner; and, CPL [later T/SGT] Bernard Peffer, top turret gunner. Photo Courtesy of Mary Ellen Twomey

Lt James Mack Crew in Lincoln Nebraska. Photo courtesy of Curtis Wilson

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT James F. MACK P FEH
2 LT Roger S. CHELL CP FEH
3 LT John A. TWOMEY NAV FEH
4 S/SGT Gerald W. ELDER TOG/NG FEH
5 T/SGT Bernard N. PEFFER TTE FEH
6 T/SGT Carl L. SAUER ROG FEH
7 S/SGT Emory C. ROSE BTG FEH
8 S/SGT Dwight M. HALL WG FEH
9 S/SGT William B. ZABRISKIE TG FEH

PHOTOS:

 Navigator John Twomey and Co-Pilot Roger S. Chell of the Jim Mack crew. Photo Courtesy of Mary Ellen Twomey Mack crew information 

Navigator John Twomey and Pilot Jim Mack, Station 139, Thorpe Abbotts. Photo Courtesy of Mary Ellen Twomey Mack crew information 

Navigational and personal tems of Lt John Twomey on display at Thorpe Abbotts Tower Musem.  Photo cortesy of Curtis Wilson. 

 Lt Roger Chell CP  & Lt John A Twomey Nav on Lt James Mack Crew.  Photo courtesy of Gerald Twomey