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Crew PILOT: Robert K.  GILBERT

Robert K. Gilbert 350th Crew (left to right):
Standing: Raymond T. Albright - CP,Robert K. Gilbert, the Pilot, Russell A. Madsen - TTE,
George Smith - BOM, Jack Clopeck - NAV
Kneeling: Lester L. Alexander - WG, William G. Leonard - TOG, Richard G. Crane - ROG, Curtis H. Satzinger - BTG and Mearl W. Johnson - TG 

 Robert K. Gilbert crew. Standing from left; Curtis H. Satzinger, Raymond T. Albright, Robert K. Gilbert, Russell A. Madsen, William Gayle Leonard, Lester L. Alexander and Richard G. Crane, Kneeling; Mearl W. Johnson, George Smith and Jack Clopeck. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Robert K. GILBERT P FEH
2 LT Raymond T. ALBRIGHT CP FEH
3 LT JACK CLOPECK NAV NOC
4 LT Dave HOFFNER NAV NOC
5 S/SGT William G. LEONARD TOG/NG FEH
6 S/SGT Russell A. MADSEN TTE FEH
7 S/SGT Richard G. CRANE ROG FEH
8 S/SGT Curtis H. SATZINGER BTG FEH
9 S/SGT Lester L. ALEXANDER WG FEH
10 S/SGT Mearl W. JOHNSON TG FEH

PHOTOS:

 Robert K. Gilbert, left, and Raymond T. Albright - CP on the Gilbert Crew. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Billy Bittle left, and Robert K. Gilbert of the 350th. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Robert K. Gilbert's lead crew photographed at Thorpe Abbotts; Robert K. Gilbert, Raymond T. Albright, Jack Clopeck, Lyle Calvert, David Hoffner, Russell A. Madsen, Richard G. Crane, Curtis H. Satzinger, John Marlowe and Mearl W. Johnson. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Robert K. Gilbert Crew on the flight line at Thorpe Abbotts: Standing from left; Lester Alexander, Richard Crane, Russell Madsen, Robert Gilbert, Jack Clopeck and William Gayle Leonard. Kneeling from left; Curtis Satzinger, Mearl Johnson. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Part of Robert K. Gilbert Crew photographed at Sioux City, Iowa in October 1944; From left; Mearl W. Johnson, Curtis Satzinger, Russell A. Madsen, William Gayle Leonard and Lester L. Alexander. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Most of the Robert K. Gilbert Crew going on first leave to London; Standing from left; Richard D. Crane, Raymond T. Albright, Lester L. Alexander, William Gayle Leonard, Robert K. Gilbert and Jack Clopeck. Kneeling; Mearl W. Johnson and Russell A. Madsen. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Robert K. "Bob" Gilbert, P, on left, and Jack Clopeck, NAV. Their aircarft was named "FLAMIN' MAMIE" Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Front to back, Mearl W. Johnson, Curtis H. Satzinger, William G. "Tex" Leonard, Russell A. "Russ" Madsen and Lester Lee Alexander. All members of the Robert K. Gilbert crew. Picture taken at Sioux City, Iowa prior to departure to England. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Russell A. Madsen, William Gayle Leonard, and Richard G. Crane on their way to England at Goose Bay, Labrador. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Mearl W. Johnson in front, From left; Russell A. Madsen, William G. Leonard, Richard G. Crane and Lester L. Alexander. Picture taken at Goose Bay, Labrador on their way to England. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Mearl W. Johnson and Curtis H. Satzinger in front, In back from left; Lester L. Alexander, William G. Leonard and Russell A. Madsen. Photo taken at Sioux City, Iowa. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Russell A. Madsen, William Gayle Leonard, Curtis H. Satzinger, Lester L. Alexander and Mearl W. Johnson. Photo taken at Sioux City, Iowa. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Russell A. Madsen, William Gayle Leonard, Curtis H. Satzinger, Lester L. Alexander and Mearl W. Johnson. Photo taken at Sioux City, Iowa. Detailed Information 

Lester L. Alexander, Mearl W. Johnson, William G. Leonard and Russell A. Madsen. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Photo from T/Sgt Richard Crane, ROG on Lt Gilbert Crew.  This is their plane, "FLAMIN' MAMIE".  LN-O 46805.  Courtesy of Robin Hanna

Back of 46805 LN-O "FLAMIN' MAMIE" photo from T/Sgt Crane.  Courtesy of Robin Hanna. 

Crew photo at Thorpe Abbotts before a mission 
Standing L-R: Lester Alexander, Russell Madsen, Robert Gilbert, Jack Clopeck, Mearl Johnson, William Gayle “Tex” Leonard. Keeling: Richard G. Crane, Curtis Satzinger