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42-50613 Holy Joe

B-24J-1-FO

 

42-50636 had a white star, so this plane may have as well.

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Ray Holy Joe (lead)

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Erwin Holy Joe

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Bower Holy Joe

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Ray Holy Joe

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Ray Holy Joe (lead)

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Bower Holy Joe

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Brown Holy Joe

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-50613 L/A Holy Joe (ground spare)

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Brown Holy Joe

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-50613 L/A Holy Joe (scheduled for Ray but replaced)

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-50613 L/A Holy Joe Ray (Weather ship)

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Gardner Holy Joe

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-50613 L/A 18BS Lindstrom Holy Joe

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Bush Holy Joe

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-50613 L/A Holy Joe (ground spare lead)

 

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

July 13, 1944 42-50613 L/A Ray

Took off at 1407 hours.

Landed 1527 hours.

 

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Ray Holy Joe (lead)

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Erwin Holy Joe

 

July 19, 1944 42-50613 L/A Erwin Holy Joe

Took off at 1627 hours.

Was this a practice mission? Part of a group of 11 planes.

Landed 1832 hours.

 

July 20, 1944 42-50613 L/A Ray

Took off at 1354 hours on a flight to the bombing range.

Landed 1615 hours.

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Bower Holy Joe

Trailing antenna inoperative. Leak in oxygen system. Inspected and repaired.

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Ray Holy Joe

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Ray Holy Joe (lead)

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-50613 L/A 391BS Bower Holy Joe

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Brown Holy Joe

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-50613 L/A Holy Joe (ground spare)

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Brown Holy Joe

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-50613 L/A Holy Joe (scheduled for Ray but replaced)

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-50613 L/A Ray Holy Joe (Weather ship)

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Gardner Holy Joe

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-50613 L/A 18BS Lindstrom Holy Joe

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-50613 L/A 7BS Bush Holy Joe

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-50613 L/A Holy Joe (ground spare lead)

 

January 7, 1945 Assigned to the 764th BS, 461st BG, 15th AF.

 

June 7, 1945 Returned to ZI.