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Crew PILOT: Joseph P.  RICKER

Joseph P. Ricker Crew (left to right)
Standing: S/Sgt John R. Kipila, Jr. (TTE), 2/Lt Albert J. Tong (BOM)
2/Lt Joseph P. Ricker (P), 2/Lt George W. Tussing (CP)
Kneeling: Robert M. Stahl (TG), Sgt. Charles E. Winters (WG), S/Sgt. Robert A. Dell (ROG)
Sgt. William Crozier (BTG), Sgt. Raymond J. Mainka (WG)
This picture was made at MacDill AAF in 1944. Thanks to George W. Tussing -- Conner, Montanath Photo Archives) 

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 CAPT Joseph P. RICKER P CPT
2 LT George W. TUSSING CP CPT
3 LT John H. PETERS NAV POW
4 LT Albert J. TONG BOM CPT
5 T/SGT John R. KIPILA TTE CPT
6 T/SGT Robert A. DELL ROG CPT
7 S/SGT William CROZIER BTG CPT
8 S/SGT Raymond J. MAINKA WG CPT
9 S/SGT Charles E. WINTERS WG CPT
10 S/SGT Robert M. STAHL TG XFR

PHOTOS:

 Partial crew of "BILLY BOY": From left; Albert J. Tong, George W. Tussing (behind other three), Joseph P. Ricker - Pilot and Julius H. Krepismann - NAV. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Part of the Joseph P. Ricker Crew . William "Red" Crozier is on right (100th Photo Archives) 

 Part of the Joseph Ricker Crew , person in middle is William "Red" Crozier (100th Photo Archives) 

 Part of the Joseph P. Ricker crew. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Red Crozier, Chuck Winters, Ray Mainka, and Bob Stahl at Times Square on their way to England. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Co-Pilot George W. Tussing (Ricker Crew), Bombardier Albert Tong (Ricker Crew) and Capt. Fred Croft after awards ceremony in 1945 in which Brig. General Partridge presented awards before the assembled 100th Bomb Group (Courtesy of Jeffrey Tong) Riker crew information 

Newspaper clipping on Lt Ricker Crew. (Courtesy of Matt Mabe)

A drawing of Billy Boy with Lt Joseph P. Ricker Crew.  Photo courtesy of daughter Judy Stewart