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Arand crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Arand

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Arand

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Arand          Chaff

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Arand

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

 

CREW #94; 391st Squadron

 

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

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

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Arand

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

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 #157 April 4, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Arand

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

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

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

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

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Arand

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Arand

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Arand          Chaff

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Arand

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

 

CREW #94; 391st Squadron

 

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

From hardstand #18, took off 0641 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at1028 hours from 23,200 feet.

Landed 1558 hours.

Arand (P)

Luscher (CP)

Penna (N)

McGowas (B)

Hanson (R)

Downey (E)

Hilbbet (BG)

Huber (G)

Holcomb (G)

 

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

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Arand

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

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 #157 April 4, 1945 43-38959 L/H 391BS Arand

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

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

 

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

Took off 1132 hours from hardstand #18.

Flew position 1-2 in C Squadron.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1343 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1518 hours.

Arand (P)

Luscher (CP)

Penna (N)

McGowan (B)

Hanson (R)

Downey (E)

Holcomb (G)

Gryde (X)

 

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

Took off 0912 hours from hardstand #18.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1028 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1145 hours.

Arand (P)

Luscher (CP)

Penna (N)

McGowan (B)

Hanson (R)

Huber (G)

Holcomb (G)

Jones (X) (could be E)

Wood (X)

 

43-38382 Queenie

B-17G-85-BO

June 20, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Arand crew #15-34. See Microfilm reel, B0115, p.1568

Arand, Clarence W.                             1Lt          O-829390                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Luscher, Raymond G.                          F/O         T-64126                  Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Penna, Americo A.                               F/O         T-132990                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Downey, William P.                             T/Sgt      31018205                Eng                         748

Hanson, Ambers E.                              T/Sgt      14182496                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

McGowan, Frederick D.                      1Lt          O-785120                Bomb                      1035

Hibbett, James L.                                  S/Sgt      34738610                Gunner                   612

Holcomb, Verbal F.                              S/Sgt      18162274                Gunner                   612

Huber, Steiner C.                                  S/Sgt      20347965                Gunner                   612

Petterson, Albert N.                             M/Sgt     38096544                Crew Chief             750

Daniels, Charles S.                               Capt        O-808387                Passenger              1091          B-17 Pilot

Mower, Lyman D.                                Capt        O-376262                Passenger              4823

Frederickson, Donald F.                      Capt        O-574636                Passenger              2554

Rogers, Basil E.                                    M/Sgt     7000939                  Passenger              750

Coombs, Phillip H.                               T/Sgt      19039687                Passenger              687

Hammel, Clem J.                                    S/Sgt      37430834                Passenger              747

Radford, Robert P.                               S/Sgt      33740659                Passenger              502          Administrative Noncommissioned Officer

Caldwell, Bobby V.                              Sgt          36479970                Passenger              686

LaGorga, Dominick                              Sgt          33394311                Passenger              754

Straley, Miles J.                                    Sgt          13109340                Passenger              747