461st plaque

461st Bombardment Group (H)

764th Crews 765th Crews 766th Crews 767th Crews

 Aldredge - #67 Alkire  Arents - #64-1  Austin - 4/16-4  Ballinger - #4/16-7  Bogner - #9648  Bowyer - #79-0  Boyer - #77-1  Bush - #61  Cameron - #79-2  Capalbo  Card - #70-3  Clarke - #73R  Connor - #2/11  Crinkley - #6233  Crume - #62-1  Delana - #72-2  Diggs - #71  Fisher - #78  Frazier - #8/31  Galvan - #78-2  George - #61-2  Hailey - #79  Hamer - #5/7-4  Hansen - #12/12  Harrison - #81R  Heald - #71  Herbert - #70-2  Hettinger - #1/19  Horn - #66-1  Huchzermeier - #7831  Huggard - #75  Hutton - #4/16-5  Jones - #68R  Kane - #63-1  Krahn - #77  Kuestersteffen - #83-?  Lang - #12/2  Langley - #82-  Luebke - #7/27  Maroney - #73  McGinnis - #109  Mertz - #65R  Miller - #74R  Millikin - #72-1  Moore - #4276  Morgan - #78  Muller - #77-0  Nelson - #76  Newton - #7/23  Olson - #7/27-2  Phillips - #76R  Podwolsky - #63-2  Rawchuck - #69-1  Riley - #68  Rosecrans - #7/271  Roswurm - #70-1  Rush - #75-1  Ryan - #71R  Schultz - #73  Silvis - #4/8  Steinberg - #2/7  Stockton - #71-1  Strong - #64  Swinehart - #61-1  Torres - #65  Trohman - #74  Trommershausser  Vogel - #12/2-1  Walsh - #76-1  Walters - #63  Warren - #69  Wiley - #12/17  Willing - #61-  Woodard - #60  Wright - #72  Yauger - #78-3  Zumsteg - #62

Crinkley - #6233

Crinkley crew #6233 

Standing L-R: Deans, Francis (B); Crinkley, Robert A. (P); Owens, James O. (CP); Berliner, Nathan (N)

Kneeling L-R: Breland, Rufus A. (NG); Penno, Wilbur (RO); Shipman, James (TG); Wright, Walter B. (BG);Rowe, Thomas (E); Hand, Edwin W. (TTG)

Crinkley crew #6233 

Coffee shop between 767th Headquarters & flight line.

"Joe" was a young Red Cross lady and had fresh coffee & doughnuts any time we came by.  (Don't know when she slept)

L-R: Penno, (RO); Shipman (TG); Owens (CP); Background unknown; Hand (TT); Rowe (E); Wright (BT); Deans (B); Breland (NT)

(Notice the mud on the boots)

Shorty Wright & Rufus Breland 

Shorty Wright (BG) and Rufus Breland (NG)

Jim Owens 

Jim Owens with dog

Enlisted crew 

Enlisted Crew

Rear L-R: Penno, Wilbur E. (RO); Hand, Edwin W. (TT & Assistant Eng.); Shipman, James N. (TG); Breland, Rufus A. (NG); Rowe, Thomas E. (E); Tent Valet; Wright, Walter B. (BG)

We dressed and paid our valet $1.00 US a week.  We had the cleanest tent on base.

Ed Hand 

Ed Hand on top of plane (TTG & Assistant Engineer)

War was over 

461st Group Commander reading the hour and day the war was over