458th Bombardment Group (H)

  Honoring those who served with the 458th BG during World War II

Gabriel Crew (JA17) - Assigned June 25, 1944

1Lt Gene F. Gabriel Crew (L-R)

Standing: Fountain Beal - RWG, Melvin Johnston - LWG, Bill Schwegel - RO, Wayne Walker - TT/E, John Curcio - TG, John Barbour - BTG.
Kneeling: Anthony Gianforti - CP, Gene Gabriel - P, Robert "Twig" Stem - B, Bobby Gordon - N.
(Photo: John Raiser)

Gabriel Crew - Completed Tour

Name

 Pos

 Status

 Date

Target

 1Lt Gene F. Gabriel

 P

CT

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 F/O Anthony J. Gianforti

CP

 CT 

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 F/O Robert W. Gordon

 N 

CT

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 2Lt John W. Stem

B

CT

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 S/Sgt Wayne A. Walker

TT/E

CT

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 S/Sgt William L. Schwegel

RO 

 CT 

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 Sgt John G. Barbour

BTG

 CT 

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 Sgt Fountain D. Beal

RWG 

 CT 

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 Sgt Melvin Johnston

LWG

 CT 

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

 Sgt John F. Curcio

TG

 CT 

16 Feb 1945

Osnabruck M/Y

Gene Gabriel's crew flew 35 missions between July 1944 and February 1945.