461st plaque

461st Bombardment Group (H)

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

 Alexander - #11-2  Arnholt - #155  Baird - #3-1  Baker - #84-0  Batenic - #3-3  Bean - #3  Beson - #86R  Blanchard - #2  Bloxom - #4887  Bock - #10-1  Boozer - #17-1  Britton - #2  Brown - #18R  Brown - #  Burton - #8  Cain - #19-0  Carlisle - #5-  Clay - #88R  Crumbo - #151  Dughi - #6-1  Emmert - #5628  Freeman - #1  Fuller - #05  Garrett - #16-2 (152)  Gilbert - #2R-2  Gilley - #4/16  Hefling - #09  Herrin - #17-1  Inskeep - #85R  Johnson - #4/7  Kollenborn - #4  Kursel - #6-1  Lalewicz - #85  Lightbody - #97R  Lively - #18/99  Longino - #116  Lucas - #5  McGoey - #8R  Miller - #1-1  Mitchell - #12  Nahkunst - #13-2  Oliver - #15-1  Olson - #4/16-6  Parsonson - #14-3  Petty - #1/6  Powell - #4-2  Rathfelder - #16-3  Rosenberg - #4887  Ross - #115R  Russell - #19-0  Rutter - #7/3  Ryder - #17  Sargent - #98R  Saur - #17-2  Sayre - #13  Schultz - #3-1  Skalomenos - #136  Sklansky - #9-1  Smith - #3-2  Souther - #12-1  Spehalski - #87R-2  Spencer - #5-1  Steele - #16  Stephens - #14  Stevens - #1  Stevens - #4-3  Stitch - #4983  Taylor - #10/31  Tetzlaff - #129  Tiffany - #2-1  Toothman - #13-3  Trenner - #18  Turner - #14-2  Underwood - #7-1  Veiluva - #07  Vilesis - #100R  Wallace - #11  Wastman - #10  Weber - #19-2  Weir - #06  Wilson - #15  Wyllie - #11-1  Young - #15

Sklansky - #9-1

Sklansky crew #9-1

Standing L-R: Sklansky, S. Steven (P); Gress, Raymond A. (CP); Grew, Raymond E. (N); Goodfriend, Sherman (B)

Kneeling L-R: Barefield, William S. (E); Robinson, Donald D. (RO/WG) [KIA]; Erwin, Robert E. (BG); Kennedy, John L. (NG); Mikelson, Waldo L. (WG); Salas, Jose M. (TG)

Kennedy, Salas and Robinson were replaced by Douglas A. Clarkson (612 - 11138361), Wm. R. Bower, Jr. (612 - 33832921), and Richard A. Trope.

Sklansky crew #9-1 

Back Row L-R: Barefield, William S. (E); Mikelson, Waldo L. (WG); Clarkson, Douglas A. (G); Bower, Jr., Wm. R. (G); Trope, Richard A.; Irwin

Front Row L-R: Sklansky, S. Steven (P); Goodfriend, Sherman (B); Messershmit (N); Gress, Raymond A. (CP)

Jose Salas was assigned to the Freeman crew on July 25, 1944.  During that mission, the Freeman crew was shot down.  Jose has documented this event.  You can read about it by clicking on his name.