Corporal Robert H. Lindsay, 405th Fighter Squadron Armorer seen here standing, fourth man from the left, witnessed the lucky return of Major John Leonard, who was shot down by “friendly fire” during a supply drop mission for the Lost Battalion. He told of the Major’s encounter with the anti-aircraft gunners who shot him down. Other men pictured are, from left to right, standing, Charles D. Stebbins, Harold J. Baker, Jack P. Starr and at far right, Louis Lopez. Kneeling are Clyde C. Arthurs, John M. Mann, Gerald E. Kinter, Francis J. Flinn and Ezra W. O’Connor. (The Story of the 371st Fighter Group in the E.T.O., page 126)
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