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43-38959 Short and Sweet

B-17G-100-BO

 

October 23, 1944 Delivered to Hunter

October 30, 1944 to Dow Field

November 1, 1944 Assigned to the 4th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare lead)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Gibson

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS Henderson

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Kimmerle

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Gibson

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Richardson, L. S.

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38959 H/R (scheduled for Gibson but replaced)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Felker

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Richardson, L. S.

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare lead)

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Felker

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS Gibson

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS Gibson

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS Gibson

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Knowlton

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS Davis

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Jones, W. S.

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS Davis

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Jones, J. L.

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Jones, J. L.

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Jones, W. S.

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Jones, W. S.

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS Davis

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Scherkenbach

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused spare) (visual lead)

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-38959 H/R 7BS McLean

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Butler

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Waarvick

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Waarvick

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Waarvick

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38959 H/R (unused spare) (visual lead)

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38959 H/R 18BS Scherkenbach

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38959 L/H 18BS Scherkenbach

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Waarvick

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Arand

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Grisham

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Waarvick Took off 0918 landed 1729.

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38959 L/H (unused ground spare)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38959 L/H (unused ground spare)

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-38959 L/H 7BS Sykes

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Waarvick

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Waarvick

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Waarvick

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Tyson

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-38959 L/H (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38959 L/H (unused ground spare)

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Hall (PFF)

Took off at 0751 hours.

Flew Lead of fifth Squadron, 34E Clambake Sugar Easy

Dropped 90 cases of rations at 0923 hours from 400 feet.

Landed at 1045 hours.

Hall (P)

Blatz (CP)

Chambers (N)

McClure (B)

Violante (R)

Work (E)

Rutherford (G)

Rubly (G)

Viar (Command Pilot)

Van Liere (PN or RN)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Tyson

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Tyson

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Glass

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Howell

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Netzler

 

43-38959 Short and Sweet

B-17G-100-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Dunham crew #70-34. See Microfilm reel, B0115, p. 1584.

Dunham, Delmar L.                              Capt        O-759200                Pilot                        1091

Cogburn, Charles S. Jr.                        1Lt          O-714028                Co-Pilot                  1091

Chausow, Hymen M.                           1Lt          O-670089                Nav                         1034

Casler, Dudley F.                                  S/Sgt      17075404                Radio Op               756

Simpson, William H.                            T/Sgt      33599642                Engr                        748

Cheetham, Robert W.                          S/Sgt      17152150                Gunner                   612

Faunce, Millard F. Jr.                           S/Sgt      13125647                Gunner                   748

Smith, William H. Jr.                             S/Sgt      32829999                Gunner                   612

Craig, Victor M.                                    Sgt          16196269                Gunner                   611

Rohan, John E.                                     Sgt          31287718                Crew Chief             747

Fournie, James C.                                 1Lt          O-2064558              Passenger              1034

Neth, Cecil B.                                        1Lt          O-780416                Passenger              1035

Roben, Herman                                     1Lt          O-583498                Passenger              0200

Dauley, LeRoy T.                                 S/Sgt      31135769                Passenger              911

Neal, William L.                                    S/Sgt      16074096                Passenger              631

Jinks, Albert                                          Sgt          38224947                Passenger              747

Valdez, Napoleon T.                            Sgt          38145741                Passenger              060

Oldenburg, Wilfred F.                         Cpl          36296995                Passenger              237

Vincens, Hilton P.                                Cpl          38379749                Passenger              511 ORD

Freeman, Edmund F.                            Lt Col     O-385397                Passenger              1091

 

June 23, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

November 28, 1945 to RFC Kingman