Charles L. Browncrew1

The crew of 379th Bomb Group’s “Ye Olde Pub.” Left to right standing: Staff Sergeant Bertrand Oscar Coulombe, top turret gunner/flight engineer; Sergeant Alex Yelesanko, right waist gunner; Technical Sergeant Richard Anthony Pechout, radio operator/top gunner; Staff Sergeant Lloyd Henry Jennings, left waist gunner; Technical Sergeant Hugh Sylvester Eckenrode, tail gunner; and Staff Sergeant Samuel Wickham Blackford, ball turret gunner. Left to right kneeling: 2nd Lieutenant Charles Lester Brown, aircraft commander; 2nd Lieutenant Spencer Gregg Luke, co-pilot; 2nd Lieutenant Albert Alexander Sadok, navigator; and 2nd Lieutenant Robert M. Andrews, bombardier. (U. S. Air Force)

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