Standing (L to R): Thomas Chandler (P); Robert Winter (CP); David Livingston (N); Peter Ihrie (B). Front Row (L to R): John Wood (TG); Roland Vickery (RO); Charles Murphy (G); Edward Fechko (FE); Edward Luch (AG); Charles Tibbetts (G)


Part of Chandler’s Crew. Front Row (L to R): Sgt. Dickson (Line Crew Chief); Sgt. Clark (Prop specialist); Cpl. Mosher (Mechanic); Sgt Roaland Vickery (RO); Sgt Charles J. Murphy (E).

  • CHANDLER, Thomas E, Pilot – KIA 31Jan 1944 Chandler
  • WINTER, Robert N., CP – KIA 31Jan 1944 Chandler
  • IHRIE, Peter, Navigator – KIA 31 Jan 1944 Chandler
  • LIVINGSTON , David D., Bombardier – POW 31 Jan 1944 Chandler
  • FECHKO, Edward J., TTG – KIA 31Jan 1944 Chandler
  • VICKERY, Roland V., Radio/Op / R Waist – POW 31 Jan 1944 Chandler
  • WOOD, John C., BT- KIA 31Jan 1944 Chandler
  • LUCY, Edward J., Tail Gunner – POW 31 Jan 1944 Chandler
  • TIBBETTS, Charles, B., AE – KIA 31Jan 1944 Chandler
  • MURPHY, Charles J., Ball Gunner

718th Squadron

718logoWilliam Nosker was the original C.O. from July ‘43 until April ‘44 when he was transferred to the 47th Wing Headquarters as Assistant Operations Officer. Nosker was killed when the 376th Bomb Group B-24 that he was aboard crashed on takeoff on 15 August ‘44. Rexford Tompkins, the original Operations Officer for the 718th, became the C.O. in April ‘44 and remained so until September ’44. Charles Jordan finished out the war as the 718th C. O. from September ‘44 through May ’45.

Sinner’s Dream

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An original cadre ship acquired 9 November ’43 and assigned to Chandler’s crew who flew her overseas in December ’43. She was downed over Udine, northern Italy, on 30 January ’44 with Chandler’s crew aboard. 6 KIA 5 POW. MACR 2404.

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An original cadre ship acquired 9 November ’43 and assigned to Chandler’s crew who flew her overseas in December ’43. She was downed over Udine, northern Italy, on 30 January ’44 with Chandler’s crew aboard. 6 KIA 5 POW. MACR 2404.

Pictures of Sinner’s Dream

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