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Crew #404/733
Dorsey L. Baker Crew

Standing Left to Right: Dorsey L. Baker (P), William G. Lenco (CP), William T. Brenner (N), Warren B. Hermes (B)

Kneeling far right: John A. Chismar (R/O). The three remaining men are unidentified in the photo

Rest of Crew: Lewis C. Scalzo (FE), Conrad Boudet (G), Gale Thompson (G), William Anderson (G), Matthew Ferrera (G)

The a/c is B-24H-15-CF #41-29439 "Gallopin' Ghost" Code: T9-K (784th BS) & 6L-K (787thBS)

This crew completed a 32 mission tour. 30 of them with the 784th BS



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  • William Anderson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Flew 13 missions AM

  • William Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner
    'Bill' Anderson went into the Air Force Reserves, exiting Sept 1954 as 2nd Lt with pilot experience. Completed Bus. degree/MBA at USC. Worked as Palo Alto City Treasurer, followed by South San Francisco Finance Director. Never spoke of the war or...

  • Dorsey Baker

    Military | Major | Pilot

  • Conrad Boudet

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • William Brenner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • John Chismar

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator

  • Matthew Ferrera

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner

  • Warren Hermes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • William Lenco

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot
    MACR 7381. B-24 A/C #41-29387 'THE SNARK'. A/C put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. Returned (RTD).

  • Lewis Scalzo

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer



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Date Contributor Update
31 January 2015 03:14:52 466thHistorian Changes to collection

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2015 03:14:33 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Archives