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42-94748 Undecided

B-24H-15-FO

 

A 34th BG Original

 

MISSION LIST

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94748 L/A Undecided (unused Lead spare) (incorrectly listed as 4787)

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94748 L/A 391BS Ray Undecided

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94748 L/A 18BS Ralls Undecided

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94748 L/A 391BS Ray Undecided

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94748 L/A 18BS Harris Undecided (Airborne spare)

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 42-94748 L/P Hanson Undecided (unused ground spare lead)

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Ray Undecided

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Ray Undecided

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Blair Undecided

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94748 L/P McDermott Undecided (ground spare taken over by McDermott)

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94748 L/P Undecided (ground spare)

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Pedigo Undecided

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Meyer Undecided (incorrectly listed as 4747 L/P)

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94748 L/P 7BS Alexander Undecided (Aborted - #4 engine)

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Richart Undecided (Airborne spare)

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 42-94748 L/P Lewis Undecided

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 42-94748 L/P Undecided (ground spare)

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 42-94748 L/P 7BS Whited Undecided

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94748 L/P 4BS Halbert Undecided

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Foster Undecided

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Scharmen Undecided

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94748 L/P Bowen Undecided (Airborne spare)

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Richart Undecided

 

MISSION DETAILS

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94748 L/A Undecided (unused Lead spare)

 

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94748 L/A 391BS Ray Undecided

Took off from Hardstand #19.

Flew Lead of Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the secondary target at 0923 hours from 20,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Lights on "G" box inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Ray, J. H. (P)

Fandel (Command Pilot) Maj.

Gray, W. E. (CP)

Wentz, T. H. (N)

Gombert, D. (N) (from Crew #67)

Honinstrieter, J. I. (B)

Johnson, C. A. (R)

Jamber, S. G. (E)

Layton, L. W. (TG)

Grzeskowiak, R. E. (BG)

Welch, D. E. (G)

 

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94748 L/A 18BS Ralls Undecided

Took off at 0451 hours.

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Secondary target at 0919 hours from 18,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1055 hours.

Ralls, E. G. (P)

Westman, C. B. (CP)

Boyd, W. S. (Command Pilot)

Juris, A. L. (N)

Wanfried (PN)

Parenteau, E. C. (B)

Hughey, D. L. (R)

Gabel, C. (E)

Markes, M. (BG)

Moran, H. C. (G)

Kowalczyk, S. J. (TG)

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94748 L/A 391BS Ray Undecided

Took off at 0826 hours.

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1607 hours.

Ray (P)

Wackwitz (Command Pilot) Col

Vinge (CP) (from crew #62)

Wentz (N)

Gombert (N) (from Crew #67)

Hohnstreiter (B)

Johnson (R)

Jamber (E)

Grzeskowiak (BG)

Layton (TG)

Dodson (NG)

Welch (G)

 

May 28, 1944 42-94748 L/A Ray

Took off at 1618 hours on a local flight.

Landed 1711 hours.

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94748 L/A 18BS Harris Undecided (Airborne spare)

Took off at 0755 hours from Hardstand #19.

Flew as Airborne spare. Not needed and so returned early.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1130 hours.

Harris, C. W. (P)

Casey, C. R. (CP)

Smith (N)

Kovach (B)

Willoughby, R. E. (R/LW)

Burns, W. K. (E/TT)

Martinelli, E. J. (NG)

Lower, L. T. (TG)

Whitaker, F. S. (RW)

Holtz, M. T. (G)

 

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 42-94748 L/P Hanson Undecided (unused ground spare lead)

Hanson (P)

Keirn (CP)

Lipscomb (B)

Simpson (R)

Shull (E)

Brown (BG)

Burton (TG)

Butterbaugh (NG)

Johnston (G)

 

May 30, 1944 42-94748 L/P Ray Undecided

Took off at 1402 hours from Hardstand #19 on a local flight.

Landed 1517 hours.

 

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Ray Undecided

Took off at 0747 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead of 391st Squadron

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

Mission was Recalled.

Landed 1227 hours.

Ray (P)

Vinge (CP)

Wentz (N)

Stellmach (N) (from Crew #69)

Hohnstreiter (B)

Johnson (R)

Jamber (E)

Grzeskowiak (BG)

Layton (TG)

Dodson (NG)

Welch (G)

 

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Ray Undecided

Took off at 0235 hours.

Flew Lead of 3rd Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1046 hours.

G box inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Ray, J. H. (P) Capt

Fandel, W. H. (Command Pilot) Maj

Wentz, T. H. (N) 1 Lt

Stellmach, R. E. (N) 2 Lt (from Crew #69)

Hohnstreiter, J. I. (B) 1 Lt

Jambor, S. G. (E) T/Sgt

Johnson, C. A. (R) T/Sgt

Welch, D. E. (G) S/Sgt

Grzeskowiak, R. E. (BG) S/Sgt

Dodson, R. W. (NG) S/Sgt

Layton, L. D. (TG) Sgt

 

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Blair Undecided

Took off at 1655 hours.

Flew Lead of Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on Domfront at 2042 hours from 15,100 feet.

No damage reported.

Reported in at 2320 hours as having landed at Chebburg.

Blair (P)

Wright (CP)

Eaton (Command Pilot) Maj.

Trutanich (N)

Wender (N2) (from crew #59)

Underwood (B)

Scott (E)

Turpin (R)

Jones (G)

Clemins (G)

Corbin (G)

 

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94748 L/P Undecided (lead ground spare not used)

 

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94748 L/P Undecided (ground spare)

 

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Pedigo Undecided

Took off at 1635 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2022 hours from 18,000 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 2259 hours.

Pedigo (P)

Daniellian (CP)

Palmer (N)

Overholt (R)

Saxon (E)

Wade (BG)

Poirier (TG)

Storer (NG)

Jones (G)

 

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Took off at 0459 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped 11 bombs on the Primary at 0914 hours from 23,400 feet. Jettisoned one bomb.

No damage reported.

Landed 1139 hours.

Stewart (P)

Korf (CP)

Berns (B)

Maggietto (R)

Serna (E)

Hernandez (BG)

Charbonneau (TG)

Adney (NG)

Barbera (G)

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Took off at 1811 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Group D (391st)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2102 hours from 22,650 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 2232 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Meyer Undecided (incorrectly listed as 4747 L/P)

Took off at 1451 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1917 hours from 20,500 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2154 hours.

Meyer (P)

Haggins (CP)

Sawtell (B)

Jerome (R)

Krull (E)

Proctor (BG)

Harris (TG)

Harju (NG)

Reisson (G)

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94748 L/P 7BS Alexander Undecided

Took off at 0522 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in High Squadron.

Aborted. #4 engine went out.

Landed 0845 hours. No sortie.

Alexander (P)

Carlson (CP)

Gross (N)

McKeon (B)

Owens (R)

Howarter (E)

Rutka (BG)

Deatherage (TG)

Lucyk (NG)

Seifert (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Took off at 1019 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Group C, with target of Montloois Ferme.

Carried 18 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1349 hours from 20,300 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1520 hours.

Stewart (P)

Korf (CP)

Berns (B)

Maggietto (R)

Serna (E)

Hernandez (BG)

Charbonneau (TG)

Adney (NG)

Barbera (G)

 

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Richart Undecided (Airborne spare)

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 42-94748 L/P Lewis Undecided

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 42-94748 L/P Undecided (ground spare)

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

 

July 19, 1944 42-94748 L/P Bice Undecided

Took off at 1640 hours on a local test flight.

Landed 1807 hours.

 

July 20, 1944 42-94748 L/P Murphy Undecided

Took off at 1133 hours for a practice formation.

Landed 1345 hours.

 

July 20, 1944 42-94748 L/P Murphy Undecided

Took off at 1648 hours on a practice mission.

Landed 1754 hours.

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

#3 supercharger fluctuates. Inspected and repaired.

Slight flak damage.

 

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 42-94748 L/P 7BS Whited Undecided

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94748 L/P 4BS Halbert Undecided

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Foster Undecided

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Scharmen Undecided

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Daniels Undecided

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94748 L/P Bowen Undecided (Airborne spare)

 

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 42-94748 L/P 391BS Stewart Undecided

Major damage, 2 men WIA (S/Sgt M.H Hernandez & 2 Lt W.C Noullet)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94748 L/P 18BS Richart Undecided (slight battle damage)