|Assistant operations officer for 577th Squadron, Lt.
Williamson, briefs co-pilot Frank Basham, bombardier Bill Gray and
pilot Bob Egan prior to a mission in March of 1944. In the background
are, on the left, SSgt. Jerry Egan, the pilot's brother who is visiting
while on leave, and on the right, radio operator Frank Pope and engineer
Fred Hurley. Ball turret gunner Johm Salisbury took photo. Photos
of the front of aircraft were prohibited for security reasons but
crewmen got their "snapshots" anyway.