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44-6929 Evaiden Maiden

B-17G-70-DL

 

December 20, 1944 Delivered to Hunter

January 3, 1945 to Dow Field

January 5, 1945 Assigned to 18th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 44-6929 B/Q (unused ground spare)

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Mueller

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Raymond

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Hemingway

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Mann  Slight damage. Initial E/A claims: 1-0-0. Credits: none.

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-6929 B/Q (unused ground spare)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Hall

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-6929 B/Q (unused ground spare)

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete               Aborted - couldn't stay with the formation jettisoned bombs.

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Springer

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete               Serious battle damage

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Kennedy

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete Took off 0912 landed 1731.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Thaete

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Pierre    Leaflets only.

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Pierre

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Pierre

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Pierre

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Pierre (incorrectly shown as 939 B/Q)

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Pierre    Leaflets only.

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 44-6929 B/Q Pierre

 

44-6929 Evaiden Maiden

B-17G-70-DL

June 24, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Pierre crew #62-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1544

Pierre, Albert A.                                   1Lt          O-782349                Pilot                        1091

Perryman, Richard R.                           1Lt          O-782344                Co-Pilot                  1091

Blackwell, Samuel D.                            F/O         T-137956                Nav                         1034

Brawley, Jeter P.                                   T/Sgt      14101204                Togg                      612

Ziga, John J.                                          T/Sgt      13068083                Radio Op               757

Dietsch, Donald J.                                T/Sgt      16116064                Engr                        748

Wiggins, Robert L.                              S/Sgt      37629009                Gunner                   612

Niemann, August F.                            S/Sgt      37582998                Gunner                   612

Richardson, Donald J.                         S/Sgt      39714172                Gunner                   612

Mooney, Gerald                                   S/Sgt      32144713                Crew Chief             750

Roberts, John W.                                 Cpl          39285085                Passenger              747

Caprietti, Andrew S.                            Sgt          19186498                Passenger              938

Brewer, James F.                                   Sgt          37124793                Passenger              911

Zeman, Robert P.                                  Sgt          36297434                Passenger              911

Nixon, Wendell B.                                Sgt          17023671                Passenger              911

Moore, Buelard M.                              Cpl          39573641                Passenger              911

Pearson, Robert L.                               Cpl          39038497                Passenger              911 One of these is wrong

Cox, Claude J.                                       Cpl          39038497                Passenger              911 One of these is wrong

Sobroro, Howard A.                            Sgt          19187818                Passenger              678

Salagaj, Henry T.                                  Pfc          32927486                Passenger              345

 

June 26, 1945 to South Plains

December 8, 1945 to RFC Kingman.