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43-39179 Asphodel or Shaky

B-17G-105-BO

 

December 12, 1944 Delivered to Lincoln

January 3, 1945 to Dow Field

January 7, 1945 Assigned to 7th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-39179 E/A (unused ground spare)

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-39179 E/A (unused ground spare)

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS MacTaggart

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS McLean

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS McLean

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James  Slight damage

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-39179 E/A James          Chaff

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-39179 E/A (unused ground spare)

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Couse

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Schell

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS James

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS McCutchin

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Curtiss

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-39179 E/A 18BS Hamilton

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Ferard    Leaflets only.

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Ferard  Long delay fuses.

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Ferand

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Autry

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Autry

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Autry

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Autry

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Autry   Leaflets only.

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Couse

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Martin, S.

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Tavasti & Smith

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Kelly

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Clark

 

43-39179 Asphodel, also at some point called Shaky

B-17G-105-BO

July 1, 1945 Returned to US: Bradley

Flown to US by the Kelly crew #21-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1504.

Kelly, William L.                                   1Lt          O-1045135              Pilot                        1091

Smethhilla, John J.                               F/O         T-8671                    Co-Pilot                  1091

Gronkowski, Edward J.                        F/O         T-136397                Nav                         1034

Watts, Winfred W.                              Sgt          37537900                Radio Op               757

Graden, Lyle A.                                    S/Sgt      39916864                Engr                        748

Rice, Martin H.                                     Sgt          35706055                Gunner                   612

Rice, Richard                                         Sgt          33683627                Gunner                   611

Cook, Cecil R.                                       Sgt          39588824                Gunner                   611

Wagner, Clarence K.                           Sgt          19195187                Gunner                   611

Lapinsky, Leonard                               M/Sgt     36239841                Crew Chief             750

Mortensen, Frank                                1Lt          O-1641602              Passenger              9301

Kintcel, Guy R.                                     S/Sgt      33187118                Passenger              824

Akers, Kenas                                        Sgt          19116122                Passenger              080

Surek, Casimer P.                                  S/Sgt      16144777                Passenger              862

Demin, Joseph                                      Sgt          32565583                Passenger              060

Lapp, Jack W.                                       Sgt          19070745                Passenger              060

Susal, Robert J.                                     S/Sgt      36613706                Passenger              862

Rapisards, Joseph P.                           S/Sgt      33521279                Passenger              853

Bleecker, Bruce G.                                S/Sgt      12203127                Passenger              853

Benson, Carl A.                                    Pfc          31342457                Passenger              901  ORD

 

July 3, 1945 to 4168 Base Unit South Plains

December 17, 1945 to RFC Kingman.