Home   |   Crew Photos   |   Photo History   |   Stories   |   Nose Artists   |   Scrapbook   |   Memorials

 Superstitious Aloysius

324th Squadron

Lt. Bell's Crew

sound5.gif (1201 bytes) Don't Get Around Much Anymore

superalo.jpg (35758 bytes)

Serial # 42-31982 LG-S

Back Row - Left to Right

S/Sgt. Norm "Pappy" Ingram, Engineer (POW); Lt. Charles Bell, Pilot; S/Sgt. John Friend, Radio Operator; S/Sgt. Paul Fahey, Waist Gunner; Lt. Johnston, Co-Pilot

Front Row - Left to Right

S/Sgt. Armand Battista, Tail Gunner; S/Sgt. Andy Furimsky, Ball Turret Gunner; S/Sgt. Joe Staffa, Waist Gunner; Lt. Austin, Navigator

Missing From Photo (see photo below)

Lt. Kovner, Navigator (KIA); Lt. Maynard Frey, Co-Pilot; Lt. Van Pelt, Bombardier.

Photo contributed by Armand Battista

Superstitious Aloysius Factoid - This is a photo of the original crew. One member was KIA and two became POWs.

Crew Members Missing from Photo Above

LT Van Pelt, Bombardier; LT Maynard Frey, Co-Pilot; LT Charles Bell, Pilot; LT Kovner, Navigator

Photo contributed by Drew Van Pelt