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43-38987 unknown name

B-17G-100-BO

 

October 29, 1944 Delivered to Lincoln

November 12, 1944 to Grenier

November 19, 1944 Assigned to 7th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Gibson

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS O’Grady

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Finch

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS O’Grady

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Wright

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38987 E/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Sheesley

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Vick

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS James

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38987 E/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38987 E/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38987 E/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38987 E/F (scheduled for Davis but did not fly. Daniels in 112 took his plane.)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38987 E/F 18BS Rainey

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38987 E/F 391BS Hansen

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Blomquist        Aborted – Pilot broke his leg. Jettisoned bombs as Co-pilot had never landed with load.

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Stemen

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Henderson

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Davis

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS MacTaggart

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Barbaras

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Vick

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Vick

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Vick      Initial E/A claims: 0-0-1. Credits: none.

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Vick

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38987 E/F Martin, S.     Chaff

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Reid

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38987 E/F (unused ground spare)

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse Leaflets only.

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Sheesley

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse Some battle damage

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Curtiss    Bombed with lead.

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse Took off 0909 landed 1652.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38987 E/F 7BS Couse

 

May 6, 1945 43-38987 E/F Kenny

Took off 0900 hours.

Local flight: “Slo time – Inst. Pr. – Nav.”

No landing time given

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38987 E/F 391BS McWilliams        Aborted – runaway prop

 

43-38987 Unknown name

B-17G-100-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Schwartz crew #8-34. Microfilm reel B0115, p.1498.

Schwartz, Robert H.                             1Lt          O-782632                Pilot                        1091

Berglund, Frederick U.                        2Lt          O-782459                Co-Pilot                  1091

Brofit, Robert J.                                    2Lt          O-2072414              Nav                         1034

Devoe, Robert L.                                  S/Sgt      16161674                Radio Op.              757

Butler, Henry W.                                  T/Sgt      6917451                  Engr                        748

Levithan, Marvin S.                             2Lt          O-926785                Bombardier            1035

Jacobbauski, Michael F.                     S/Sgt      39704644                Gunner                   612

Grimes, Bryant E.                                  S/Sgt      18187044                Gunner                   612

Peterson, Robert L.                              S/Sgt      36758611                Gunner                   612

Fuelling, Richard H.                             M/Sgt     15085036                Crew Chief             750

Psenicka, Joseph M.                            1Lt          O-870665                Passenger              0141

Bowe, Herbert G.                                  S/Sgt      16022862                Passenger              911

Aspelin, Victor C.                                 T/Sgt      6942903                  Passenger              678

Buckley, Charles O.                             M/Sgt     19013250                Passenger              505

Klusmeyer, Emmet E.                           Sgt          16048944                Passenger              511

Cole, Robert L.                                      Sgt          35892937                Passenger              612

Deaver, Austin D.                                Sgt          37704685                Passenger              612

Hartwick, Robert N.                             Pfc          35148532                Passenger              747

Rhein, Lyle E.                                        Cpl          37550144                Passenger              555

Reid, John C.                                         Capt        O-297457                Passenger              1091

 

June 23, 945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

November 25, 1945 to RFC Kingman.