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44-6822 Blind Date

B-17G-65-DL

 

November 21, 1944 Delivered to Lincoln

December 3, 1944 to Dow Field

December 12, 1944 Assigned to 413th Squadron, 96th Bomb Group as MZ*N

December 13, 1944 transferred to 7th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group

 

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-6822 E/B 7BS O’Grady

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-6822 H/E 7BS Kimmerle

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-6822 H/E (unused ground spare – lead)

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 44-6822 H/E 7BS Gibson

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 44-6822 H/E 7BS Alling     Aborted – clipped 2 feet off wing. One man injured.

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 44-6822 H/E (unused ground spare – lead)

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-6822 H/E 391BS Felker

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-6822 H/E (unused ground spare – lead)

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 44-6822 H/E 391BS Felker

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 44-6822 H/E 391BS Jones, W. S.

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-6822 H/E 18BS Jones

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 44-6822 H/E 391BS Waarvick

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-6822 H/E (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-6822 H/E 391BS Jones J. L.

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-6822 H/E (unused ground spare – Visual lead)

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 44-6822 H/E 7BS McLean

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-6822 H/E 18BS Scherkenbach

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-6822 H/E 7BS Davis

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 44-6822 H/E 18BS Springer

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-6822 H/E 391BS Waarvick

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-6822 H/E (unused ground spare - lead)

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-6822 H/E 18BS Scherkenbach

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-6822 H/E (unused spare) (visual lead)

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-6822 H/E 18BS Sherkenbach

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-6822 H/E 391BS Waarvick

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Giardini

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS McLean

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Giardini

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Ferard Took off 0908 landed 1708.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Ferard

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Dold

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schroeder

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-6822 E/E (unused ground spare)

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Ferard

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-6822 E/E 391BS Hicks

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-6822 E/E 18BS Kelly        Camera ship – No rations

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-6822 E/E 7BS Schwartz

 

44-6822 Blind Date

B-17G-65-DL

June 21, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Sain crew #49-34. (Microfilm reel BO115, p.1476)

Sain, James W.                                     Capt        O-544523                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Stufflebeam, Donald L.                        1Lt          O-828586                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Goerner, Hugh H.                                 1Lt          O-2062654              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Scimeoa, Anthony V.                          1Lt          O-2060723              Bomb                      1035

Durbin, Edward L.                                T/Sgt      17073895                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Hoffman, Harry F.                                T/Sgt      33624659                Engr                        748

Richmond, Floyd B.                             S/Sgt      39468883                Gunner                   612

Shilkett, Lloyd D.                                 S/Sgt      36860899                Gunner                   612

Souder, Walter P.                                 S/Sgt      17112245                Gunner                   612

Fulton, William J.                                 M/Sgt     6151858                  Crew Chief             750

Coles, Ira S. Jr.                                      Major     O-421046                Passenger              1091          B-17 Pilot

Erbach, Melvin C.                                S/Sgt      36239108                Passenger              405          Clerk-Typist

Ice, William B. Jr.                                  Sgt          36056231                Passenger              573

Moore, John H.                                    Sgt          34267971                Passenger              932

Moscarella, Carmine T.                       Sgt          32431166                Passenger              826

Lane, James R.                                      S/Sgt      17121956                Passenger              685

Mort, James L.                                      Sgt          35757085                Passenger              932

O’Malley, Charles P.                            Sgt          31178934                Passenger              747

Webb, Moseley H.                              1Lt          O-861518                Passenger              0200

Mauk, Basil F.                                       T/Sgt      18005700                Passenger              750

 

June 22, 1945 to South Plains

November 30, 1945 to RFC Kingman.