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44-8271 Butch

B-17G-55-VE

 

July 27, 1944 Delivered to Dallas

August 6, 1944 to Cheyenne

August 25, 1944 to Grenier

August 27, 1944 Assigned to the 391st Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

MISSION LIST

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Becker

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Meyer

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Bagus

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 44-8271 L/O 4BS Bice

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8271 L/O 18BS Parrish

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8271 L/O 4BS Thrun

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Nigg

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 44-8271 L/O 4BS Halbert

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 44-8271 L/O 18BS Gardner      

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8271 L/O 7BS Austin

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley 

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Beyer

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley   

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Isaacs        

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Ettlebrick          

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hamersley

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersrley

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Felker

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-8271 L/O 7BS Weaver

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 44-8271 L/O (scheduled for Hammersley but replaced)

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Werth

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Waarvick

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Bass

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 44-8271 L/O 18BS Thaete

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Schifferer

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Gregory

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Tyson

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Bass

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Evans

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Kramschuster

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Conrad

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Netzler

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hinkel

 

 

MISSION DETAILS

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Becker

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Meyer

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Bagus

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 44-8271 L/O 4BS Bice

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8271 L/O 18BS Parrish

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 44-8271 L/O 4BS Thrun

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Nigg

 

October 2, 1944 44-8271 L/O

On Marshalling Chart on Hardstand #18 at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 44-8271 L/O 4BS Halbert

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 44-8271 L/O 18BS Gardner               Aborted mechanical.

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 44-8271 L/O 7BS Austin

 

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Pancake (N)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

Baglio (G) (an add on)

 

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Crew Loading list not verified for this mission. There could have been substitutes on board, like Baglio.

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Pancake (N)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

McCue (BG) (Probably did not fly this mission)

Schroeder (TG) (Probably did not fly this mission)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

Baglio (G) (Most likely included on this mission as well)

 

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley  

Major damage.

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Pancake (N) (Pancake was eventually transferred to the Livingston crew)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

Baglio (G) (an add on)

 

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Beyer

 

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Millheiser (N) (from crew #106)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

Baglio (G) (an add on)

 

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

#2 engine instruments need checking. Inspected and repaired.

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

De Rosa (N) (from crew #107)

Shofner (B) (from crew #108)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Small (BG)

Mastenbrook (G) (from crew #107)

(Probably also included Baglio, but he is not on the list.)

 

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

(N) (no substitute shown)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Baglio (TG) (now listed as a regular on this crew)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Fournie (N) (from crew #108)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Baglio (TG)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Hawkins (N) (from crew #109)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Baglio (TG)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Morrison (N) (an add on)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Baglio (TG)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Aborted mechanical.

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Morrison (N) (an add on)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Baglio (TG)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Aborted - #2 engine failed; copper & parts of rings in the oil sump.

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

De Rosa (N) (from crew #107)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Jones (TG) (from crew #91)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Major damage

Hammersley (P)

Latz (CP) (an add on) (Shows up later as Pilot of Crew #104)

Brown (N) (an add on)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Schroeder (TG) (an add on)

Small (BG)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Braveman (N) (an add on)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Schroeder (TG) (an add on)

Burnell (BG) (an add on)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Martin (N) (an add on)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Schroeder (TG) (an add on)

Holton (BG) (an add on)

Thurner (G)

 

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Carried a K-20 camera and photographer)

Hammersley (P)

Inman (CP)

Martin (N) (an add on)

McGovern (B)

Stivender (R)

Adams (E)

Schroeder (TG) (an add on)

Noehren (BG) (an add on)

Thurner (G)

Derenge (Photographer)

 

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Isaacs                        Jettisoned bombs due mechanical problem

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Ettlebrick                   Slight damage

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hamersley

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersrley  Aborted - mechanical

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Felker

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-8271 L/O 7BS Weaver

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 44-8271 L/O (scheduled for Hammersley but replaced)

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Werth

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Waarvick

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hammersley

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Bass

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 44-8271 L/O 18BS Thaete

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Schifferer

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O (unused ground spare)

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Gregory

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Tyson

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Bass

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand Took off 0921 landed 1643.

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Evans

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Kramschuster

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Conrad

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Arand

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Dwyer

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Netzler

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8271 L/O 391BS Hinkel

 

44-8271 Butch

B-17G-55-VE

June 21, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Notzler crew #24-34. See Micofilm reel, B0115, p.1572.

Netzler, Kenneth C.                              2Lt          O-827503                Pilot                        1091

Conrad, Francis V.                               Major     O-399658                Co-Pilot                  1091

Tamaccio, David L.                              2Lt          O-2075730              Nav                         1034

Yothment, Robert S.                            S/Sgt      35095325                Radio Op               757

Penland, James H.                                S/Sgt      19166979                Engr                        748

Bailey, Edward R.                 T/Sgt      20362351                Gunner                   612

Bloom, Jerome                                      T/Sgt      32719961                Gunner                   748

Bocheneck, Stanley C.                        T/Sgt      33375280                Crew Chief             750

Buzzoo, Anthony                                 Sgt          32433494                Gunner                   612

Hill, Lee W.                                           Sgt          34700492                Gunner                   612

Garfinkel, Bernard                                Capt        O-422560                Passenger              1035

Allega, Alfred                                       M/Sgt     11009150                Passenger              750

Martin, Ralph J.                                    Pfc          37534696                Passenger              932

Kuppig, Donald N.                               M/Sgt     17031659                Passenger              750

Johnston, Kenneth J.                          S/Sgt      32281567                Passenger              514

Beach, Virgil L.                                     Sgt          12024216                Passenger              405

Garlin, Gerald B.                                    Sgt          39575626                Passenger              405

Gryde, Otis M.                                      Sgt          17155125                Passenger              747

Taylor, Jay S.                                        Sgt          34857935                Passenger              612

Walker, Oral D.                                     Cpl          36461694                Passenger              612

 

June 23, 1945 to South Plains

December 2, 1945 to RFC Kingman