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Crew PILOT: William V.  MCGUIRE

 Crew of Lt. William V. McGuire, March 1945 at completion of tour. Kneeling L-R: John Alden Clark (CP), William V. "Mac" McGuire (P). Standing L-R: Otto Leighton (WG), Harold Parkinson (TG), Charles Lang (ROG), Elvin Swim (BTG), Napoleon Owen (TOG), William Magee (TTE). McGuire Crew Information (100th Photo Archives) 

John Alden Clark: “ You could not have known this but the aircraft in the background in the photo,"Lucky Lassie", was not one we ever flew. The photo is our traditional crew photo when we completed or missions but the actual air craft we normally flew, "Miss Conduct", A-Able 525, was in repair and unable to be used as background. So, to provide a suitable background for our final crew photo we used "Lucky Lassie" which was parked on a hard stand opposite our normal one in the 418th BS area.”

The William V. McGuire Crew (left to right)
Kneeling: William V. McGuire, Louis Ciriegio, Navigator - Name Unknown
Standing: Gail Daugherty, William Magee, Charles Lang, Larry Swim, Harold Parkinson, Otto Leighton
Stateside photo courtesy of Chris Ketterling

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT William V. MCGUIRE P CPT
2 LT Louis C. CIRIEGIO CP POW
3 T/SGT William L. MAGEE TTE NOC
4 T/SGT Charles F. LANG ROG NOC
5 S/SGT Elvin L. SWIM BTG CPT
6 SGT Gail H. DAUGHERTY WG NOC
7 S/SGT Otto E. LEIGHTON WG CPT
8 S/SGT Harold L. PARKINSON TG CPT

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT William V. MCGUIRE P CPT
2 LT John Alden CLARK CP CPT

PHOTOS:

Mcguire’s Squires after completion of Tour.  Lt John Alden Clark standing far Left, Harold Parkinson standing far Right