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Crew PILOT: Thomas J.  REILLY

Thomas J. Reilly crew after the 25th mission for most of the crew to Brunswick on 29 Feburary 1944. Kneeling from left to right; George E. Kinsella, Thomas J. Reilly - squadron commander, Everett Blakely ( Sqdn CO) Curtis V. Martin, Edward J. Higham and Earl Richardson 

Standing; Charles H. Lottes, William H. Ickes, William R. Wilson, M. Rubinfeld, J. T. Pyles (replacement for original E. Good), Thomas L. Gribble and the crew chief, Wally Jack. Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Dwight Patrick (son of Tommy Gribble) Identification courtesy of William R. Wilson, Jr. (son of W. R. Wilson)  


Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Thomas J. REILLY P CPT
2 LT George E. KINSELLA CP KIA
3 LT Edward J. HIGHAM NAV CPT
4 LT Curtis V. MARTIN BOM CPT
5 S/SGT William R. WILSON TTE CPT
6 T/SGT M. RUBINFELD ROG CPT
7 S/SGT Tommy L. GRIBBLE BTG CPT
8 S/SGT William H. ICKES WG CPT
9 S/SGT Charles H. LOTTES WG CPT
10 S/SGT E. GOOD TG RFS

PHOTOS:

Thomas J. Reilly Crew (left to right)
Standing: M. Rubinfeld, T. Gribble, E. Good, C. Lottes, W. Ickes, W. Wilson
Crew's second mission (Gilsenkirchen - 5 Nov 43). Nearly didn't make it back. The Racehorse was shot up badly, especially the rear and tail (63 holes), and Reilly landed the plane on two engines. Good's flak suit saved him.
Photo courtesy of Dwight Patrick (son of Tommy Gribble)) 

 Thomas J. Reilly Crew Stateside. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 
Thomas J. Reilly crew stateside Standing from left to right; Thomas L. Gribble, Charles H. Lottes, M. Rubinfeld, William R. Wilson, E. Good and William H. Ickes, Kneeling; Curtis V. Martin, George E. Kinsella, Thomas J. Reilly and Edward J. Higham. Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Dwight Patrick (son of Tommy Gribble) Identification courtesy of William R. Wilson, Jr. (son of W. R. Wilson)