Phaneuf, R. K.

The Robert K. Phaneuf crew: 708th Squadron

The Phaneuf crew before deployment; September 1944

Standing, L-R:
Cpl Robert Sappington
Cpl Robert Outlaw
Cpl Joseph Swyka
Cpl Charles Meshel
Cpl  ______  Walker
Cpl Richard Hunsbrucher
Kneeling, L-R:
Lt. Robert K. Phaneuf
Lt. Robert L. Johnson
F/O Carl Dossenbach
F/O Brown (reassigned)

 

 


 

10/25/44 – 3/45 708th Squadron, Rattlesden, UK Special Order No 256
Missions Flown: 35

 

Combat Missions

(Listings still to come)

 

Rattlesden, undated

Standing, L-R:
Cpl Joe Swyka
Lt Robert Johnson
F/O Carl Dossenbach
Lt Robert K. Phaneuf
Cpl Robert Outlaw
Kneeling, L-R:
Cpl Charles Meshel
Cpl Robert Sappington
Cpl Richard Hunsbrucher

 

From the time he arrived at Rattlesden, Sgt Charles Meshel, ball turret gunner, began drawing his crewmates and others. A few of his drawings are included here.

Dossenbach

Hunsbrucher

Gonzales

Outlaw

Sappington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Photos and details provided by Charles Meshel