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43-38373 Unknown name

B-17G-85-BO

 

July 27, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

August 4, 1944 to Hunter

August 14, 1944 to Dow Field

August 17, 1944 Assigned to the 7th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Pelszynski

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Brain (leaflets)                           

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish

Radio Op. T/Sgt Harold W. Rae 35527462 lightly wounded and admitted to 65th General Hospital

on this date.

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish

 

October 2, 1944 43-38373 B/J

On Marshalling Chart in Hanger #1 near the tower at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish               Aborted. #3 engine out.

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38373 B/J (unused ground spare)

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Harris               Aborted. #4 prop ranaway.

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 43-38373 B/J 7BS Zarfoss

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Baskin

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38373 B/J 391BS Benedict

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Benedict

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Benedict

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Benedict

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 43-38373 B/J 391BS Goss

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Kyser

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Benedict

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Keyser

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Benedict

Mission #93 November 26, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Benedict

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Harris

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Richardson, L.

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Richardson

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Kyser

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38373 B/J 391BS Nass

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede (serious battle damage)

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Gustofson  Major damage

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede             One man WIA. T/Sgt Sigmund J. Buganski 35389312 (G) lightly WIA and admitted to 65th General Hospital.

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38373 B/J (unused ground spare)

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Tigges (incorrectly shown as B/S)

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Thaete

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38373 B/J Peede                       (Scheduled but did not take off)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Fiedler

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Fiedler          Aborted oxygen leak.

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Fiedler

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede           Leaflets only.

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Bennett

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Raymond

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Raymond

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Edwards

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38373 B/J (unused ground spare)

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Myers

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Fiedler

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Mann

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Pierre

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38373 B/J (unused ground spare)

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson Aborted - turbo out. Jettisoned load in channel.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede    Leaflets only.

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-38373 B/J (unused ground spare)

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-38373 B/J (scheduled for Rawson but replaced)

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Hunt

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Rawson

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Gulmetti

 

43-38373 Unknown name

B-17G-85-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Gulmetti crew #60-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1548.

Gulmetti, Elvio L.                  2Lt          O-834796                Pilot                        1091

Petrel, Leo                                             2Lt          O-780706                Co-Pilot                  1091

Rasta, Vinson T.                                   F/O         T-136027                Nav                         1034

Stelma, Gerald                                       Sgt          42050531                Togg                      612

Reuman, Kenneth W.                          Sgt          35558645                Radio Op               757

Hopkins, Thomas F., Jr.                      S/Sgt      6151854                  Engr                        748

Stein, Jerome                                         Sgt          42008695                Arm Gunner          612

Dressler, Russell J., Jr.                         Sgt          35233959                Gunner                   612

Scruggs, Horace W.                            Sgt          18066505                Gunner                   612

Santarsiero, John                                 T/Sgt      12159390                Crew Chief             750

Johnson, William R.                             Cpl          33631300                Passenger              747

Jurgens, Henry F.                                 M/Sgt     12041169                Passenger              750

Kenney, William J.                               T/Sgt      32442158                Passenger              686

Bei, Joseph D.                                       S/Sgt      13115981                Passenger              750

Rhodes, Clyde F.                                  Sgt          35226652                Passenger              853

Mark, Charles C., Jr.                             Cpl          35574887                Passenger              754

Kaufman, William H.                            Pvt          13135057                Passenger              911

Williams, Paul T., Jr.                            Cpl          34298020                Passenger              853

Dobrik, George                                     Cpl          36785555                Passenger              852

Maciaszek, Henry J.                             Pvt          16144514                Passenger              756

 

June 23, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

December 17, 1945 to RFC Kingman