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Crew PILOT: John M.  SHELLY

 Part of the John M. Shelly crew; From left, Albert Skaar, Michael W. Spiller, John M. Shelly, and Edward A. Fayette. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Six of the John M. Shelly crew after a trip to Berlin on board BOSS LADY. From left, Ralph H. Bates, Gordon Winkler, Victor H. Harikian, Gilbert R. Trunkett, Edward A. Lowther, and Joseph P. O'Donnell. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

MACR: 08812 CR: 08812

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT John M. SHELLY P POW
2 LT Albert SKAAR CP CPT
3 LT Michael W. SPILLER NAV CPT
4 LT Edward A. FAYETTE BOM SWA
5 S/SGT Edward D. LOWTHER TTE POW
6 S/SGT Gilbert R. TRUNKETT ROG CPT
7 S/SGT Victor M. HARIKIAN BTG CPT
8 SGT Joseph P. O'DONNELL WG POW
9 SGT Gordon E. WINKLER WG CPT
10 SGT Ralph H. BATES TG CPT

PHOTOS:

 Left to Right, Ralph H. Bates, Victor H. "Happ" Harikian, Gordon Winkler, and Gilbert R. Trunkett of the John M. Shelly crew. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Victor M. Harikian, Gordon Winkler, and Gilbert R. Trunkett of the John M. Shelly crew. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Part of the John M. Shelly crew: Front (Left to Right), Victor H. Harikian, Gordon Winkler and Gilbert R. Trunkett. Back Row: Joseph P. O'Donnell, Edward D. Lowther and Ralph H. Bates. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Mission list of Gordon Winkler on a Christmas Card. Courtesy of Family. 

Mission list of Gordon Winkler on Christmas Card