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Crew PILOT: Donald N.  ELLISON

 The Donald N. Ellison crew. Photo taken in Russia, 19 Sept. 1944, as part of the shuttle mission from Russia to Italy and England. Standing (left to right); Harold L. Osban, Rox Creitz Gnd Personnel , Robert L. Henry and David E. Davis. Kneeling; Robert W. Wolf, Donald N. Ellison, Wiley Smith, Jr., Frank Vandergriff, Jr., and Horace O. Liles. Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Robert W. Wolf 

Mission list of Harold Osban courtesy of granddaughter Christina Wenks

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Donald N. ELLISON P CPT
2 LT Wiley SMITH CP CPT
3 LT Frank VANDERGRIFF NAV CPT
4 LT Albert E. RICHMOND BOM CPT
5 S/SGT Horace O. LILES TTE CPT
6 S/SGT Robert W. WOLF ROG CPT
7 S/SGT Robert L. HENRY BTG CPT
8 PVT Jack JEFFERSON WG NOC
9 SGT Harold L. OSBAN WG CPT
10 S/SGT David E. DAVIS TG CPT

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Donald N. ELLISON P CPT
2 LT Harold A. SMITH BOM NOC

Crew 3

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Donald N. ELLISON P CPT
2 S/SGT Gorman L. SNIDER TOG/NG NOC

PHOTOS:

 Robert W. Wolf, standing on right, with the Donald N. Ellison crew on the ground during Second Russian mission. Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Robert W. Wolf 

Courtesy of granddaughter Christina Tyler Wenks

Page 1 of Sgt Harold Osban Diary. Courtesy of granddaughter Christina Tyler Wenks

Page 2 of Sgt Harold Osban Diary. Courtesy of granddaughter Christina Tyler Wenks

Page 3 of Sgt Harold Osban Diary. Courtesy of granddaughter Christina Tyler Wenks

Page 4 of Sgt Harold Osban Diary. Courtesy of granddaughter Christina Tyler Wenks

Page 5 of Sgt Harold Osban Diary. Courtesy of granddaughter Christina Tyler Wenks

Page 6 of Sgt Harold Osban Diary. Courtesy of granddaughter Christina Tyler Wenks

Mission 12.  S/Sgt Gorman Snider fill in WG on Lt Ellison Crew. 

Mission 13. S/Sgt Gorman Snider fill in WG on Lt Ellison Crew. 

Mission 14.  S/Sgt Gorman Snider fill in WG on Lt  Ellison Crew

Stateside photo of the original Donald Ellison Crew (Bottom Row, L-R): Smith, Ellison, Richmond, and Vandergriff. (Top Row, L-R): Tricomi, Davis, Liles, Porter, and Henry. Photo courtesy of the Richmond family. 

Stateside photo of the original Donald Ellison Crew (Bottom Row) - Ellison, Smith, Vandergriff, and Richmond (Back Row) Tricomi, Davis, Liles, Porter, Wolf, and Henry. Photo courtesy of the Richmond family.