Crinkley - #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)
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 (BG) and Rufus Breland (NG)
Jim Owens with dog
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 on top of plane (TTG & Assistant Engineer)
461st Group Commander reading the hour and day the war was over