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43-37960 Going My Way!

B-17G-75-BO

 

June 9, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

June 21, 1944 to Kearney

July 9, 1944 to Grenier

July 12, 1944 Assigned to 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham.

 

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy         Leaflets only.

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-37960 B/L (unused ground spare)

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy         Leaflets only.

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy         Leaflets only.

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-37960 B/L 391BS Sykes

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Mann

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Novicki

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy         Carried leaflets only.

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy Took off 0915 landed 1723.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Novicki

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy            Leaflets only.

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-37960 B/L (Scheduled for Kennedy but replaced)

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Kennedy

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-37960 B/L (unused ground spare)

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Pierre

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Edwards

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Agegian

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-37960 B/L 391BS Gulmetti (scheduled, then scratched but then apparently flew anyway)

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Tennent                Food Drop

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Buchanan             Food Drop

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Buchanan             Food Drop

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Tennent                Food Drop

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Mehling                Food Drop

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-37960 B/L Stewart                          POW Pick-up

 

43-37960 Unknown name

B-17G-75-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Chapman crew #48-34. (Microfilm reel BO115, p.1478)

Chapman, Karl L Jr.                              1Lt          O-836580                Pilot                        1091

Drennan, William C.                             2Lt          O-930383                Co-Pilot                  1091       

Livingston, Dale W.                            2Lt          O-2075242              Nav                         1034

Ford, James L.                                       1Lt          O-739460                Bomb                      1035

Dawson, Garth D.                                 T/Sgt      36680818                Radio Op               757

Jans, Vernon L.                                     T/Sgt      17047203                Engr                        748

Cherry, Harry C.                                   S/Sgt      36863398                Gunner                   611

Safer, Raymond A.                               S/Sgt      38239692                Gunner                   612

Wilkerson, Marvin O.                          Sgt          34924081                Gunner                   612

Turek, Mitchell C.                                S/Sgt      11071147                Crew Chief             750

Stewart, James A.                                 Capt        O-1166387              Passenger              1091

Underwood, Lawrence D.                   1Lt          O-698056                Passenger              1035

Yarbrough, Ward A.                            Cpl          38583164                Passenger              612

Stockman, Jacob E.                              Sgt          34385781                Passenger              747

Lentner, George W.                             Sgt          37271541                Passenger              060

Yale, Rynear H.                                     Sgt          32385389                Passenger              060

Hawkins, Clarence C.                           Cpl          38430413                Passenger              590

Breslin, Joseph E.                                 Cpl          39102423                Passenger              405

Blake, Richard E.                                  Sgt          31184126                Passenger              747

Squire, Billy E.                                      Cpl          39283603                Passenger              911

 

June 22, 1945 to 4168 BU South Plains

December 19, 1945 to RFC Kingman.