DeMallie, H. P.

The Howard P. DeMallie crew: 708th Squadron

Taken at DAAF ( Dyersburg Army Air Field ), Dyersburg, Tennessee

Back Row:
Jow Marlowe
Loel Bishop
Don Holmes
Hank Rutkowski
Lowell Strain
Harold S. Derr, Jr.
Front Row:
Howard DeMallie
Chuck Olson
Bill Leader
Dick Fuller


S/Sgt Harold S. Derr, Jr Radio Operator (caption says B-17G Blanco Diablo)


Members of the DeMallie crew that were on board 42-102658 for the mission Dec. 6, 1944.

Lt. Howard DeMallie Pilot POW
Lt. Dick Fuller Co-Pilot Evaded Capture
F/O Chas Olson Navigator POW
C/ Joe Marlowe Bombardier KIA
C/ Don Holmes Top Turret Gunner POW
S/Sgt Howard Derr Radio Operator POW
C/ Lowell Strain Ball Turret Gunner POW
C/ Henry Rutkowski Waist Gunner POW
C/ Loel Bishop Tail Gunner POW





Some photos/information provided by:
Co-Pilot Richard “Dick” Fuller

Some information and/or images sourced from the American Air Museum database