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Crew PILOT: Frederick G.  REED

 Frederick G. Reed crew: Standing, Edward A. Hesse, Frederick G. Reed, Edmund W. Rhode and John T. Carmichael, Kneeling; Roy F. Lamanno, Robert H. Bennett, Robert E. Jackson and Edward V. Ankli. Detailed Information Photo taken by Joe Burghardt and courtesy of Jim Lamanno (son) 

 The Frederick G. Reed crew. Frederick Reed is standing second from left and Edward Hesse is standing on the far right. Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Jim Lomanno 

MACR: 09509 CR: 09509

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Frederick G. REED P KIA
2 LT Edward A. HESSE CP KIA
3 F/O John T. CARMICHAEL NAV KIA
4 LT Edmund W. ROHDE BOM KIA
5 S/SGT Edward V. ANKLI TTE KIA
6 S/SGT Roy F. LOMANNO TTE POW
7 T/SGT Robert H. BENNETT ROG KIA
8 S/SGT Robert E. JACKSON BTG KIA
9 S/SGT Joseph J. BURGHARDT WG/TG KIA
10 S/SGT Leo A. SOUTHARD TG NOC

PHOTOS:

 The initial grave of the Frederick G. Reed crew believed to be takes by US Forces after the war. Photo was in a letter from Lt. Hesse's father to Sgt. Roy Lomanno. The back reads " The within picture of the resting place of Lt. Fredrick G. Reed, Lt. Edward A. Hesse, Lt. Edmund W. Rohde, Flt. O. John Carmicael, Sgt. Joseph Burghardt, Sgt. Robert E. Jackson, Cpl. Edward Bennett, Cpl. Edward V. Ankli. German inscription on the cross reads 'Here rest eight unknown American Soldiers, November, 1944' Sincerely yours, Edward W. Hesse Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Jim Lommano, (son)