Sgt. Russell W. Krantz, Jr., ASN 13185809

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 492nd Bombardment Squadrons

Radio Operator - Ray Mitchell Crew

58 Combat Missions

Air Medal         Distinguished Flying Cross

(All Images/Info Courtesy of Carol Krantz Webb)

Ray Mitchell Crew

Back, L-R: 1Lt. Raymond A. Mitchell (P), 2Lt. Walter W. Charamza (CP)
2Lt. Harold J. Elsey (B), Lt. William G. Braz (N)

Front, L-R: SSgt. Gaines C. Chachere (E), Sgt. Russell W. Krantz, Jr. (RO)
Cpl. Henry A. Hall, Bernie Cappelli, Ian Burleigh, Cpl. Kazmer Harco (G)

Mother, Father & Sgt. Krantz

(Click on images to enlarge)

Letter of Congratulations for Distinguished Flying Cross

Lt. Krantz, Movie Star Marjorie Riordan, and Maynard Standley, USN shown
in a newspaper ad celebrating Independence Day 1944

Sgt. Krantz' Memorial

492nd BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel