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43-38257 Tysonís Tramps

B-17G-80-BO

 

July 13, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

July 21, 1944 to Kearney

August 7, 1944 to Grenier

August 10, 1944 Assigned to the 391st Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38257 L/T ground spare taken over by 391BS Sheridan

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Beyer

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Pavlicek

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Beyer

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Beyer        (Major damage Ė one crewman wounded)

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Nash

 

†††††††††††† ††††††††††October 2, 1944 43-38257 L/T

On Marshalling Chart on Hardstand #19 at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38257 L/T 4BS Alleman

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38257 L/T 4BS Beyer

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Beyer              

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Beyer

Mission #76 October 9, 1944 43-38257 L/T Feldman

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Beyer             Aborted, sick man. Brought back bombs.

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Timblin

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 43-38257 L/T (scheduled for Feldman but replaced) (incorrectly shown as 256 L/T)

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38257 L/T 7BS Murphy

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Timblin

Mission #83 October 26, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Nash              Leaflets only

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Latz

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Sherman

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38257 L/T 18BS Feldman

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Baker

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Sheridan

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Hansen

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Hammersley

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman        Aborted - #2 out.

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Fledman

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman      Did not take off.

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38257 L/T 18BS Fiedler

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38257 L/T 7BS Giardini

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Baker

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman     

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Washburn

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Washburn

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38257 L/T (unused ground spare)

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman, S.

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Arand

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Wilcox             Slight damage. Credit 1 damaged to Archer (BT)

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Sherman

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Hansen

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Feldman

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Kramschuster

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Latz                Leaflets only.

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Latz

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-38257 L/T 18BS Buchanan

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38257 L/T (unused ground spare)

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson            Leaflets only.

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38257 L/T (scheduled for Tyson but replaced)

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson            Aborted - #2 engine out

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38257 L/T 7BS Stemen   Bombed with 34 "B"

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson Took off 0917 landed 1716.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Schaus

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Tyson

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Bass

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38257 L/T (unused ground spare)

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS DeLain

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Rider

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38257 L/T 18BS Myers   Camera ship Ė No rations

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Dwyer

 

43-38257 Tysonís Tramps

B-17G-80-BO

June 20, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Oakley crew #52-34. See Microfilm reel, B0115, p. 1576.

Oakley, William H.               1Lt          O-807499                Pilot                        1091

Stewart, Norman W.            2Lt          O-832510                Co-Pilot                  1091

Levine, David                       2Lt          O-931105                Nav                         1034

Greve, Harold R.                   S/Sgt      36759054                Radio Op               757

Moore, Clarence L.              S/Sgt      32755943                Engr                        748

Blakely, George R.                M/Sgt     19062665                Crew Chief             750

Belleau, Thomas R.              Sgt          19195490                Gunner                   611

James, Lee R.                        Sgt          37572310                Gunner                   612

Judd, James E.                      Sgt          37636906                Gunner                   612

Kelly, Thomas M.                Sgt          33438101                Gunner                   754

Stankaitis, John O.               2Lt          O-931132                Passenger              1035

Swann, Marley B.                 S/Sgt      35563851                Passenger              514

Higgins, Harold C.               Sgt          31165317                Passenger              747

Jordahl, Joseph E.                Sgt          37293069                Passenger              747

Johnson, Ezra L.                   Sgt          34480579                Passenger              747

Rowe, Richard R.                  Cpl          13171213                Passenger              678

Vaughn, Robert C.               Cpl          34606045                Passenger              685

Yaker, Robert J.                    Cpl          32454604                Passenger              345

Young, Wesley A.               Cpl          16186558                Passenger              678

Johnson, Beverly E.             S/Sgt      16072705                Passenger              754

 

June 23, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

December 1, 1945 to RFC Kingman