B-24 Liberator #41-23729 'Shoot Luke' and crew, A/C flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, having to abort . Photo taken on April 12,1943 at Hardwick, Norfolk, England.
Crew in photo, L-R:
1st Lt. John Murphy, San Diego, CA, 1st Lt. Archie Rantala, Brule, WI, 2nd Lt. Edmond F. Janic, Milwaukee, WI
2nd Lt. George G. Black, Monterey, CA, T/Sgt. Floyd H. Mabee, Lafayette, NJ, T/Sgt. William D. Mercer, Zanesville, OH
S/Sgt. Adam J. Hastak, New Orleans, LA, S/Sgt. George W. Foster, Akron, OH, S/Sgt. James D. Cowan, Boston, MA
S/Sgt. Mahlon D. Cressey, Biddeford, ME