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DALE E. BARTHOLOMEW CREW - 360th BS
(crew assigned 360BS: 08 May 1944 - photo: USA training, March 1944)

(Back L-R) S/Sgt Harold D. Litwiller (E), Sgt Ralph R. Lowe (WG), S/S/Sgt Charles G. Allard (R),
Sgt Haywood E. Blackwell, Jr. (TG), Sgt Carey G. Pope (BT), Sgt L.J. Jarreau

(Front L-R) 2Lt Dale E. Bartholomew (P), 2Lt James A. Ross (CP),
2Lt William H. Blume, III (N), 2Lt Joseph G. Andreasen (B)




DALE E. BARTHOLOMEW CREW - 360th BS
(crew assigned 360BS: 08 May 1944 - photo: about 30 May 1944)

(Back L-R) 2Lt Dale E. Bartholomew (P), 2Lt James A. Ross (CP),
2Lt William H. Blume, III (N), 2Lt Joseph G. Andreasen (B)

(Front L-R) Sgt Ralph R. Lowe (WG), S/Sgt Victor H. Smith (BT),
S/Sgt Charles G. Allard (R), S/Sgt Harold D. Litwiller (E), Sgt Haywood E. Blackwell, Jr. (TG)

Crew Notes:
  • Sgt Carey G. Pope (BT) - Sgt Pope flew three missions (158, 161, 163) with the crew and was temporarily taken off flying status. He was replaced by S/Sgt Victor H. Smith. Pope flew five additional missions (199, 200, 201, 202, 203) with the 360th Hector Vitale Crew, then was transferred to the 9th Air Force, completing a total of 54 combat missions.

  • Sgt Albert L. DeBartolo (WG) flew his first mission with the crew (158), then rejoined the crew on mission 167, 02 June 1944, and finished his tour with them.

  • Sgt L.J. Jarreau - Was not assigned to the 303rd Bomb Group. No other information is available.
[USA photo courtesy of Carey G. Pope]
[Molesworth photo from the 303rdBGA Archives - identification by Duane Litwiller]