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Crew PILOT: Norman L.  CHAPMAN

 351st Lt. Norman Chapman Crew: Standing; (Left to Right) Rex M. Ellis, Norman L. Chapman, George E. Dobbs, Wilson D. Clark and Glenn G. Lindbom. Kneeling; George W. Silverman, Frank A. Yzenas, Leon E. Hill, Milton Scharf and Durward E. Hutchings. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

This a picture of the men in my father's plane. The name on the plane was edited by an artist, as their pic was taken in front of a plane named Blackjack Hills. Katies Boys had mechanical problems, so I believe they were shot down in Holy Terror. Capt. Norman L Chapman, Pilot, New Hampshire; 1st Lt. Rex M Ellis, Co-pilot, Kansas; 1st Lt. Wilson D Clark, Bomb, Washington; 1st Lt. Glenn G Lindbom, Navigation, Michigan; T/Sgt. George B Silverman, Engineer, Maine; T/Sgt. Milton Scharf Radio; New York; S/Sgt Frank A Yzenas, Engineer, New Jersey; (my father) Durward E Hutchings, New York, Arm; Leon E Hill, Radio, Oklahoma; S/Sgt. George E Dobbs, Tail Gunner, California. All survived the downed plane, and were taken captive, and held in Stalag camps. Moved from different camps periodically. As I get time later I will take pics from the Wartime Log my father kept....Karen Hutchings Castella

From the war time log of Durward Hutchings. Courtesy of Karen Hutchings Castella

MACR: 03032 CR: 03032

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Norman L. CHAPMAN P POW
2 LT Rex M. ELLIS CP POW
3 LT Glenn G. LINDBOM NAV POW
4 LT Wilson D. CLARK BOM POW
5 T/SGT George B. SILVERMAN TTE POW
6 S/SGT Milton SCHARF ROG POW
7 SGT Durward E. HUTCHINGS BTG POW
8 S/SGT Leon E. HILL WG POW
9 SGT Frank A. YZENAS WG POW
10 S/SGT George E. DOBBS TG POW

PHOTOS:

 351st Officers at Thorpe Abbotts, part of two crews, Norman Chapman and Francis P. Smith crews: Front row from left: Glenn G. Lindbom, Rex M. Ellis, Clyde Manion and Francis P. Smith: Rear Row from left: Norman Chapman, Saul Hershkowitz, James P. Law and Wilson Clark. Smith Crew - Detailed Information Chapman Crew - Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 From left: Norman Chapman, Glenn Lindbom,Rex Ellis, and Wilson D. Clark. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 From left: Saul Hershkowitz, Wilson D. Clark and Glenn Lindbom. Hershkowitz - Detailed Information Lindbom - Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

First page from Durward Hutchings POW diary. Courtesy of Karen Hutchings Castella

Page 2 from Durward Hutchings POW diary. Courtesy of Karen Hutchings Castella

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Page 7 from Durward Hutchings POW diary. Courtesy of Karen Hutchings Castella