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44-8237 Dallas Dollie (PFF) SAL 5-31-45

B-17G-55-VE

Pathfinder

 

July 19, 1944 Delivered to Dallas

August 27, 1944 to Hunter

September 8, 1944 to Grenier

September 12, 1944 Assigned to the 4th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

September 13, 1944 Transferred to the 333rd Squadron, 94th Bomb Group, Rougham

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Bower (PFF)

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8237 H/I 18BS Bower (PFF)

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Blair (PFF)

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Israelson (PFF)

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8237 H/I 18BS Ray (PFF)

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Israelson (PFF)

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Ray (PFF)

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Israelson (PFF)

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 44-8237 H/I 18BS Heath (PFF)

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Baker (PFF)

December 23, 1944 44-8237 H/I Cavin (PFF) flew with 490BG (incorrectly listed as 137)

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8237 H/I 4BS Perry (PPF)

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8237 H/I 4BS Blair (PFF)

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 44-8237 H/Q (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 44-8237 H/I 4BS Ray (PFF)

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 44-8237 H/I 4BS Baker (PFF)

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Perry (MH)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Livingston (MH)

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Perry (PFF)

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Alling (PFF)

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Perry (PFF)

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Benedict (PFF)

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused spare (PFF)

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused spare) (PFF)

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Benedict (PFF)

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Waarvick

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Waarvick

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Martin, R.

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Martin, R.

 

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Bower (PFF)

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8237 H/I 18BS Bower (PFF)

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Blair (PFF)

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Israelson (PFF)

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8237 H/I 18BS Ray (PFF)

 

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Israelson (PFF)

Major damage.

T/Sgt Clarence J. Markham 6659639 (Radio Op) was lightly WIA and admitted Nov. 5, 1944 to the 65th General Hospital.

 

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Ray (PFF)

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Israelson (PFF)

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 44-8237 H/I 18BS Heath (PFF)

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8237 H/I 7BS Baker (PFF)

 

December 23, 1944 44-8237 H/I Cavin (PFF) flew with 490BG (incorrectly listed as 137)

Flew Lead of Low Squadron of 490BG. (in 34BG markings)

Cavin (P)

Brunken (Command Pilot) Capt

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8237 H/I 4BS Perry (PPF)

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8237 H/I 391BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8237 H/I 4BS Blair (PFF)

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 44-8237 H/Q (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 44-8237 H/I 4BS Ray (PFF)

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 44-8237 H/I 4BS Baker (PFF)

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Richardson, Z. (PFF)

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Perry (MH)

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Livingston (MH)

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 44-8237 H/I Iverson                      (Scheduled but did not take off)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Perry (PFF)

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Alling (PFF)

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Perry (PFF)

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Benedict (PFF)

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused spare (PFF)

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Pelszynski (PFF)

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused spare) (PFF)

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8237 H/I 18BS Iverson (PFF)

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Benedict (PFF)

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-8237 H/I (unused ground spare - PFF)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Waarvick

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Waarvick

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Martin, R.

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-8237 H/I 7BS Martin, R.

 

May 31, 1945 Salvaged