Root Crew - 836th Squadron
Back row L to R: 2nd Lt. Robert L. Root (pilot), 2nd Lt. Henry C. Murphy (co-pilot), W. Coleman (crew
chief), 1st Lt. Vernon H. Kemp (bombardier), 2nd Lt. Leon H. DeBaucher (navigator)
Front row L to R: S/Sgt Ken C. Piotraschke (flight engineer), S/Sgt Earl E. Kline (radio operator), Sgt.
Jack B. Heckman (waist gunner), S/Sgt. George H. Kuhlman (gunner),
Sgt Richard J. Orlemanski (tail gunner) and Sgt William A. Langford (nose gunner)
(photo provided by Tom Avramis, son of Christopher Avramis)