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43-38280 Missbehaven Raven

B-17G-85-BO

 

July 15, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

July 26, 1944 to Kearney

August 9 1944 to Grenier

August 12, 1944 Assigned to 4th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38280 E/M 4BS Runyon Missbehaven Raven

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38280 E/M 391BS Scharmen Missbehaven Raven

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38280 E/M 4BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Austin Missbehaven Raven

 

                       October 2, 1944 43-38280 E/M

On Marshalling Chart as away from base at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Henderson Missbehaven Raven

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Weaver Missbehaven Raven

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven                          

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38280 E/M Missbehaven Raven (unused ground spare)

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38280 E/M Missbehaven Raven (unused ground spare)

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Roscher Missbehaven Raven (slight battle damage)

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Austin Missbehaven Raven

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Vick Missbehaven Raven

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Giardini Missbehaven Raven

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 391BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Weaver Missbehaven Raven

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS McLean Missbehaven Raven

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38280 E/M 18BS Knowlton Missbehaven Raven

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38280 E/M 391BS Hansen Missbehaven Raven

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Vick Missbehaven Raven

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven                Leaflets only.

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38280 E/M Missbehaven Raven (scheduled for Stemen but replaced)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS O'Grady Missbehaven Raven

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS James Missbehaven Raven

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, S. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, S. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Stemen Missbehaven Raven

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS McCutchan Missbehaven Raven

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Dold Missbehaven Raven

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS McCutchan Missbehaven Raven

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, R. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, R. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Schwartz Missbehaven Raven

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Blomquist Missbehaven Raven

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Couse Missbehaven Raven

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Balzer Missbehaven Raven

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Kelly Missbehaven Raven

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

 

June 24, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

June 26, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

December 13, 1945 to Reclamation Finance Center, Kingman

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38280 E/M 4BS Runyon Missbehaven Raven

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38280 E/M 391BS Scharmen Missbehaven Raven

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38280 E/M 4BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Smith, J. C. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Austin Missbehaven Raven

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Henderson Missbehaven Raven

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven           Major damage

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Weaver Missbehaven Raven       Major damage – inst. panel shot out, #1 turbo out. Cook (CP) WIA in hand.

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven                          

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Alling Missbehaven Raven

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38280 E/M Missbehaven Raven (unused ground spare)

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38280 E/M Missbehaven Raven (unused ground spare)

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Roscher Missbehaven Raven (slight battle damage)

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Austin Missbehaven Raven

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Vick Missbehaven Raven

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38280 E/M 7BS Giardini Missbehaven Raven

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 391BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Weaver Missbehaven Raven

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS McLean Missbehaven Raven

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38280 E/M 18BS Knowlton Missbehaven Raven

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38280 E/M 391BS Hansen Missbehaven Raven

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Vick Missbehaven Raven

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven                Leaflets only.

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38280 E/M Missbehaven Raven (scheduled for Stemen but replaced)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS O'Grady Missbehaven Raven

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS James Missbehaven Raven

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven      Major damage. Initial E/A claims: 2-0-0. Credit 1 probably destroyed to Reed (BT)

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, S. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, S. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS MacTaggart Missbehaven Raven

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Stemen Missbehaven Raven

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS McCutchan Missbehaven Raven

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Dold Missbehaven Raven

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS McCutchan Missbehaven Raven

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, R. Missbehaven Raven

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Martin, R. Missbehaven Raven             Aborted. Returned load. Bartczak (B) KIA.

 

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 B-17G 43-38280 E/M Missbehaven Raven  with 7BS. Pilot: R. Martin. During assembly encountered violent propwash which threw crewmembers from their stations. Fleming (E) bailed out at about 20,000 feet. Webster (N), Jalvingm (BT), and Schmitt (WG) also bailed out. It is believed that Bartczak (B) also bailed out.

??? MARTIN R (P)                                                              7             

??? FERLICH (CP)                                                                7

RTD WEBSTER GEORGE C (N)                        2 LT        7

KIA BARTCZAK LEO T    (B)                           2 LT        7              O-722681                MA

RTD FLEMING R S (E)                                        T/SGT    7                                              (broken bones in foot)

??? DESJARDINS (R)                                                          7

RTD JALVINGM MARVIN J (BT)    S/SGT     7

RTD SCHMITT GEORGE (WG)                         S/SGT     7

??? GRAHAM (TG)                                                             7

??? CLARK (V)    

 

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Schwartz Missbehaven Raven

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Blomquist Missbehaven Raven

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Couse Missbehaven Raven

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Balzer Missbehaven Raven

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Kelly Missbehaven Raven

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38280 E/M 7BS Thonander Missbehaven Raven

 

66 Combat Missions plus all 6 food drops.

 

43-38280 Missbehaven Raven

B-17G-85-BO

June 24, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Ferard crew 9-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p.1496.

Ferard, John A.                     1Lt          O-780560                Pilot                        1091

Dieterle, Marcus W.            1Lt          O-929857                Co-Pilot                  1091

Feda, John J.                         1Lt          O-2074369              Nav                         1034

Navarro, Donald G.              T/Sgt      36863265                Radio Op               757

Ham, Robert E.                      T/Sgt      14149949                Eng                         747

Goldbert, Benjamin M.        S/Sgt      13106701                Gunner                   612

Dueitt, William E.                 S/Sgt      34811004                Gunner                   612

Adams, James M.                 S/Sgt      37706798                Gunner                   612

Kleinertz, Wayne F.             S/Sgt      16192274                Gunner                   612

Antkowiak, Chester J.         T/Sgt      35318841                Crew Chief             750

Wirthlin, Jay L.                     Pfc          39906175                Passenger              590

Schonthaler, Kalman N.      Cpl          33432705                Passenger              747

Moore, Billie J.                      Sgt          38441469                Passenger              611

O’Connor, Kenneth W.       Sgt          16162828                Passenger              611

Rathbun, Edgar H.               Sgt          32851696                Passenger              683

Williamson, Billy B.             Sgt          38569758                Passenger              611

Ziegler, Donald M.               Cpl          13022109                Passenger              754

Bono, Joseph C.                   Sgt          33186283                Passenger              756

Potak, Israel W.                    S/Sgt      12127447                Passenger              852

Howell, Joseph A.                S/Sgt      11090339                Passenger              114

 

June 26, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

December 13, 1945 to Reclamation Finance Center, Kingman