George Olsen crew

George Olsen crew was assigned to the 512th Squadron. Their names and positions are:

Standing, L to R:
Bridenstine, Bernard O.
Sikes, Johnnie G.
Bowman, Alfred *
Olsen, George R.
Bettman, Henry R.

Kneeling, L to R:
Bryant, William *
Donnelly, Albert P.
Barr, Bronko T.
Senter, Ransom *
Franks, Bruce R.
Berger, Alfred E.
Crafton, Howard K.

Not pictured
Wolfe, III, Elmer E.


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Top Turret
Radio Operator

Pilot
Tail Turret



Ball Turret
Co-pilot

Navigator
Nose Turret
Engineer


Bombardier

* men who flew back to the States on Belle, but were not crew members

Photo by Al Berger and Al Donnelly

These are 5 of the Belle's enlisted:

L to R:  Donnelly, Albert P.; Sikes, Johnnie G.; Crafton, Howard K.; Bridenstine, Bernard O.; and Berger, Alfred E.

Photo by Al Donnelly