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44-40436 Nancy

B-24J-160-CO

 

A 493BG Original, squadron and letter unknown

No combat missions with the 493BG.

Transferred to the 34BG between May 29th and June 6th 1944, assigned to the 391st Squadron as L/D.

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #11 June 6, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Culver Nancy

Mission #13 June 6, 1944 44-40436 L/D 18BS Paulnock Nancy

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Blair Nancy

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Bower Nancy

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Hanson Nancy

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Bower Nancy

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 44-40436 L/O Timblin Nancy

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Meyer Nancy

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 44-40436 L/O 18BS Coupland Nancy

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Richart Nancy

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 44-40436 L/O Gallagher Nancy

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 44-40436 L/O 18BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 44-40436 L/O 7BS McCage Nancy

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Bagus Nancy

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 44-40436 L/O Foster Nancy

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Bagus Nancy

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Bagus Nancy

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 44-40436 L/O Ames Nancy

 

Transferred to 392BG

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

Mission #11 June 6, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Culver Nancy

Took off at 0628 hours from Hardstand #22

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Due to 10/10 clouds, brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1234 hours.

Culver (P)

Dunn (CP)

Hunter (B)

Daniels (E)

Hoffman (R)

Neverman (NG)

Morellino (BG)

Denny (TG)

Crawford (G)

 

Mission #13 June 7, 1944 44-40436 L/D 18BS Paulnock Nancy

Took off at 1707 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2042 hours from 19,000 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed at Hunsden.

Paulnock (P)

Baskin (CP)

Barseth (N)

Bartels (B)

Wolacott (R)

Fillman (E)

Johnson (G)

Melcher (G)

McCarthy (G)

Edwards (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Blair Nancy (deputy lead)

Took off at 0315 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at 0757 hours from 18,200 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 0934.

Blair (P)

Wright (CP)

Trutanich (N)

Wender (N2)

Underwood (B)

Turpin (R)

Scott (E)

Corbin (BG)

Jones (TG)

Clemins (G)

Burkot (G) (from Wing)

 

June 17, 1944 44-40436 L/D Bower Nancy

Took off at 1441 hours on flight to Debach

Landed 1722 hours back at base.

 

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Bower Nancy (deputy lead)

Took off at 0453 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0914 hours from 23,800 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1150 hours.

Bower (P)

Pratt (CP)

Morrison (N)

Boyle (N2)

Lemen (B)

Barnes (R)

Bell (E)

Maccirini (BG)

Hartman (NG)

Ingrouille (G)

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Hanson Nancy

Took off at 1810 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Group D (391st)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2104 hours from 22,600 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 2226 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 44-40436 L/D 391BS Bower Nancy (deputy lead)

Took off at 1450 hours from Hardstand #22.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1915 hours from 20,200 feet.

Major damage reported.

Landed 2135 hours.

Bower (P)

Pratt (CP)

Morrison (N)

Boyle (N2)

Lemen (B)

Barnes (R)

Bell (E)

Maccarini (BG)

Hartman (NG)

Ingrouille (G)

 

July 6, 1944 44-40436 Lindstrom Nancy

Took off at 1405 hours on a flight to the bombing range.

Landed 1517 hours.

 

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 44-40436 L/O Timblin Nancy

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Meyer Nancy

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Slight flak damage.

 

July 20, 1944 44-40436 L/O Sheridan Nancy

Took off at 1120 hours for a practice formation.

Landed 1323 hours.

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Slight flak damage.

 

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 44-40436 L/O 18BS Coupland Nancy

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Richart Nancy

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 44-40436 L/O Gallagher Nancy (Airborne spare May have switched with Gallagher)

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 44-40436 L/O 18BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Gallagher Nancy

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 44-40436 L/O 7BS McCage Nancy

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Bagus Nancy

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 44-40436 L/O Foster Nancy (Airborne spare)

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Bagus Nancy

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 44-40436 L/O 391BS Bagus Nancy

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 44-40436 L/O Ames Nancy (Airborne spare flew with 4BS. Major battle damage)

 

Transferred to 392BG