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43-38391 Hit and Run

B-17G-85-BO

 

July 28, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

August 5, 1944 to Hunter

August 14, 1944 to Grenier

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

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38391 E/J 7BS Iverson (deputy lead)

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38391 E/J  4BS Allenman

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38391 E/J (scheduled for Harmon but replaced by a spare)

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38391 E/J 4BS Harmon

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Harmon

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Harmon

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Harmon

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Harmon

 

                       October 2, 1944 43-38391 E/J

On Marshalling Chart on Hardstand #4 at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38391 E/J  4BS Vick

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Harmon               One crewmember wounded

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Gibson

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #83 October 26, 1944 43-38391 E/J  391BS Dunham

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson       Carried long time fused bombs which were jettisoned.

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson     Major damage

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson   Major damage

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38391 E/J  (scheduled for Henderson but replaced.)

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Finch

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS O’Grady

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38391 E/J  (scheduled for Henderson but replaced.)

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38391 E/J (unused ground spare) (incorrectly shown as E/N)

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Sheesley

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Mowers

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Vick

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson      Aborted - #3 turbo out

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson      Aborted – turbo out.

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38391 E/J  18BS Kennedy

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson      Major damage

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS James

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Curtiss

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38391 E/J  (scheduled for Henderson but replaced)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Hendeson

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS O'Grady

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Henderson    Major damage

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38391 E/J  (unused ground spare)

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Dold

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Schell

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Sheesley

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38391 E/J  (scheduled for S. Martin but replaced)

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Dold

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38391 E/J 7BS Martin, S.

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38391 E/J  (scheduled for Chapman but replaced)

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38391 E/J 7BS Martin, S.

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38391 E/J 7BS Martin, S.

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.               Bombed with lead.

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38391 E/J 7BS Martin, S. Took off 0905 landed 1711.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-38391 E/J  18BS Mueller

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Mueller

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Couse

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Couse

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Balzer

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Martin, S.

 

43-38391 Hit and Run

B-17G-85-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Foutain crew #7-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1500.

Foutain, Clarence M.           2Lt          O-784706                Pilot                        1091

Olson, John L.                      2Lt          O-781647                Co-Pilot                  1091

Widener, Howard H.            F/O         T-137830                Nav                         1034

Riehl, William F.                   Sgt          33497838                Radio Op               757

Grocki, John J.                      Sgt          42134402                Engr                        748

Bradshaw, Charles A.          2Lt          O-3069654              Bomb                      1035

Hackney, Carl R.                   Sgt          34203068                Gunner                   612

Darley, Ralph J.                    S/Sgt      34546781                Gunner                   611

Perry, Gordon W.                 T/Sgt      39137067                Gunner                   612

Dwyer, John H.                     M/Sgt     11019818                Crew Chief             750

Scofield, Elmer F.                  Sgt          3??????5                Passenger              747

Simon, Bennie                       Sgt          32495370                Passenger              747

Zesch, Edward E.                 Sgt          16197070                Passenger              611

Thomas, Henry S. Jr.           Sgt          42005405                Passenger              612

Lillie, Robert G.                     Sgt          16192697                Passenger              612

Benson, Charles J.               S/Sgt      32265927                Passenger              631

Norton, Guy E.                      M/Sgt     6254805                  Passenger              911

Halverson, Arthur E.           S/Sgt      39310942                Passenger              911

Itzkowitz, Sol B.                    Sgt          32782135                Passenger              901 ORD

Force, Robert S.                    Sgt          16149783                Passenger              941

 

June 27, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

November 20, 1945 to RFC Kingman.