The Smith Crew

701st squadron

445th bomb group


Lead Element


B-24J  #42-50710  (Hardstand 36)  "Maria Lupine"  Call Letter E+ (Easy)

Returned to Tibenham


RANK    NAME                             POSITION                             OUTCOME

1st Lt.     Smith, Donald H                  Pilot                                            Returned to Duty

2nd Lt.   Lerch, Adolph F                  Co-Pilot                                      Returned to Duty

2nd Lt.   Carpenter, William O          Navigator                                   Returned to Duty

1st Lt.      Smith, Clarence H Jr          Bombardier                                Returned to Duty

S/Sgt      Klinefelter, William R           Radio Operator                         Returned to Duty

1st Lt.      Capuano, Anthony NMN    Nose Gunner                             Returned to Duty

Sgt          Cowart, Curtis V                 Waist Gunner                             Returned to Duty

Sgt          Laswell, Jack NMN             Waist Gunner                             Returned to Duty

S/Sgt       Davis, Lonnie O                  Engineer/Top Turret Gunner    Returned to Duty

Sgt          Gray, Eldon E                       Tail Gunner                                Returned to Duty