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Bass crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Bass

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38378 L/K 391BS Bass

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Bass

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

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Bass           Chaff

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38365 L/S 391BS Bass

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38365 L/S 391BS Bass

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

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Bass

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Bass

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-6840 B/E 391BS Bass

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Bass

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 44-6887 L/G 391BS Bass

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-6887 L/G 391BS Bass

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-6887 L/G 391BS Bass

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #96; 391st Squadron (as of Jan 29, 1945)

Bass (P)

Anselmini (CP)

Gordon (N)

Whitt (Tog)

Quinn (R)

Ensminger (E)

Mast (TG)

Pleticha (G)

Tate (G)

 

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Bass

Bass (P)

Anselmini (CP)

Gordon (N)

Whitt (Tog)

Quinn (R)

Ensminger (E)

Mast (TG)

Pleticha (G)

Tate (G)

 

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38378 L/K 391BS Bass

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Bass

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

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Bass           Chaff

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

 

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

From hardstand #22, took off 0636 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at 1028 ˝ hours from 23,000 feet.

Landed 1556 hours.

Bass (P)

Anselmini (CP)

Gordon (N)

Whitt (Tog)

Quinn (R)

Ensminger (E)

Pleticha (G)

Mast (TG)

Tate (G)

 

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38402 L/P 391BS Bass

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38365 L/S 391BS Bass

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38365 L/S 391BS Bass

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

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 43-38380 L/B 391BS Bass

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38789 L/F 391BS Bass

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-6840 B/E 391BS Bass

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Bass

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Bass

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 44-6887 L/G 391BS Bass

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-6887 L/G 391BS Bass

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-6887 L/G 391BS Bass

 

May 5, 1945 Bass (Training flight: serial number of the plane not given)

 

43-38372 Rainbow

B-17G-85-BO

June 22, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Bass crew #14-34. See Microfilm reel, B0115, p.1570.

Bass, Rubin                                           1Lt          O-832986                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Anselmini, Andrew A.                        1Lt          O-831077                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Gordon, Sumner G.                               1Lt          O-20008176 ?         Nav                         1034          Navigator

Quinn, Edward H.                                 S/Sgt      12193196                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Mast, William H.                                  S/Sgt      36686359                Gunner                   612

Strott, William J.                                   S/Sgt      13109351                Gunner                   747

Tate, Joseph N.                                    S/Sgt      34899000                Gunner                   612

Martin, Ernest E.                                  Sgt          31182518                Gunner                   747

Borelli, Louis                                         Cpl          31140248                Gunner                   747

O’Malley, John P.                                M/Sgt     39314416                Crew Chief             750

Mosher, Louis                                      1Lt          O-572741                Passenger              2120

Fechko, Richard W.                             S/Sgt      35313663                Passenger              673          Medical NCO MC

Johnson, Charles H.                            S/Sgt      13131330                Passenger              055          Clerk, General

Magendie, Carter B.                             S/Sgt      38124731                Passenger              911

Wilson, Henry H.                                 S/Sgt      35679237                Passenger              852

Gibbons, Alvin J.                                 Cpl          39908817                Passenger              945

Glover, Charles R.                                Cpl          14182553                Passenger              405          Clerk-Typist

Hally, Patrick E.                                    Cpl          13084810                Passenger              754

Soria, John S.                                        Pfc          39091088                Passenger              590

Bryan, Stanton K.                                S/Sgt      35707197                Passenger              514