20th Bomb Squadron People and
Looking for information on this crew
CREW LISTED BELOW:
TOP ROW- PILOT 1st Lt. HOLGER A. SELLING
2ND ROW- T/Sgt. Jack W. Gamble, AEG; S/Sgt Vernon W. Coil, AG;
Capt. Richard T. Headrick, 20th Sqd. Ops Officer, Co-Pilot;
1st Lt. Malcolm R. McCarty, N; 1st Lt. Max V. Kite, B.
FRONT ROW- S/Sgt. Preston J. Cook, AROG; S/Sgt. Francis A. Clark, AAEG;
S/Sgt. Edgar N. MacDonald, AG .
(Their first mission was Mission No.1 to Terranova, Sardinia flown from
Chateau D'un, Algeria 4-28-43. 2nd mission was to Bizerte. Tunisia on 5/3/43
T/Sgt Ramsey, Radio operator was hit by flak on this mission and was
given first aid by T/Sgt Gamble and Capt. Headrick. He was taken to
the hospital upon landing, but died on May 11, 1943. He is not shown
in this picture.)
June 06, 2003 A letter from Kelly Barnes of Combine, Texas asking for possible information on M/Sgt. Karl L. Masters who he thanks was top turret gunner on B-17 called "Jack the Riper" The Pilot of the crew was Capt. William J. Crumm. If anyone can remember please let us know. Crumm was from the 20th Squadron.
Forward to Mission 263 article 20th SQD.