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Carmen crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #112; 391st Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Carmen

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Carmen Queenie

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38972 L/C 391BS Carman

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8356 H/N 7BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8839 H/L 7BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8839 H/L 391BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-8829 H/B 18BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 44-8356 H/N 391BS Carmen (PFF)

 

CREW #6; 4th Squadron

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8670 H/K 391BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Carmen

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-38263 E/N Carmen

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #112; 391st Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

Carmen (P)

Rice (CP)

Anderson (N)

Ebert (B)

Darr (R)

Jacoby (E)

Parker (BG)

Luna (TG)

Scott (G)

 

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Jones, J. L.

Carmen, Anderson & Ebert flew as CP, N, & B on 43-38959 with the J. L. Jones crew.

 

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Carmen

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38382 L/Q 391BS Carmen Queenie

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38972 L/C 391BS Carman

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8356 H/N 7BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8839 H/L 7BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8839 H/L 391BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-8829 H/B 18BS Carmen (PFF)

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 44-8356 H/N 391BS Carmen (PFF)

 

CREW #6; 4th Squadron

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Carmen (PFF)

Took off 0740 hours from hardstand #8.

Flew position 1-1, Lead of C Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0918 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1054 hours.

Carmen (P)

Rice (CP)

Anderson (N)

Tandy (MO)

Ebert (B)

Darr (R)

Jacoby (E)

Parker (BG)

Luna (TG)

Scott (G)

Ralls (PN)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8670 H/K 391BS Carmen (PFF)

Took off 0921 hours from hardstand #8.

Flew Lead of second small group of 5 planes.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1033 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1128 hours.

Carmen (P)

Rice (CP)

Vair (Command Pilot)

Gulli (PN)

Anderson (N)

Tandy (MO)

Ebert (B)

Darr (R)

Parker (BG)

Wagg (X)

Luna (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Carmen

Took off 1329 hours from hardstand #11.

Flew Lead of 391st Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1424 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1547 hours.

Carmen (P)

Hershenow (Command Pilot)

Anderson (N)

Ebert (B)

Darr (R)

Jacoby (G)

Luna (G)

(Additional passengers, if any, are not listed.)

 

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-38263 E/N Carmen

Took off 0601 hours.

Landed at Horsching AF and picked up 30 French former POWs.

Discharged 30 French former POWs at Chartres (A-40)

Landed 1709 hours.

No crew loading lists.

ďAll okay.Ē

 

43-38991 Sweet Seventeen (may have earlier been called Start Swimming, but not the photo on the back cover of Steve Birdsallís book, B-17 Flying Fortress in Color The serial number of the plane pictured on Birdsallís book begins with 44-, not 43-.)

B-17G-100-BO

June 20, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Carmen crew #41-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p.1492.

Carmen, Donald J.                                Capt        O-735044                Pilot                        1091††††††††† B-17 Pilot

Rice, Ernest A. Jr.                                 1Lt          O-809875                Co-Pilot                  1091††††††††† B-17 Pilot

Anderson, John F.                               1Lt          O-801410                Nav                         1034††††††††† Navigator

Hutchison, William M.                        S/Sgt      18160456                Radio Op               757†††††††† Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Jacoby, Darwin                                     T/Sgt      13152549                Engr                        748

Snyder, Albert W.                                S/Sgt      13133963                Passenger              611

Luna, Simon J.                                      S/Sgt      18158804                Passenger              611

Scott, James A.                                     S/Sgt      6910166                  Passenger              612         

Ebert, Edward F.                                   1Lt          O-741491                Passenger              1035

Wooten, John R.                                  M/Sgt     15073168                Passenger              750         

Sayle, Clark W.                                     T/Sgt      35321900                Passenger              938

Roberts, Cody L.                                  S/Sgt      34427256                Passenger              938

Williamson, Earl                                   Capt        O-581456                Passenger              4823

Dulany, John D.                                   Capt        O-562897                Passenger              2110

Bellamy, William B. Jr.                         1Lt          O-677426                Passenger              1091††††††††† B-17 Pilot

Davis, Loy J.                                         T/Sgt      14107809                Passenger              754

Webb, Floyd                                         Sgt          37438883                Passenger              756

Eberle, Charles E.                                 S/Sgt      32469411                Passenger              747

Hirsch, Andrew                                    Cpl          32723800                Passenger              911

Heinzen, Matthew A.                          M/Sgt     20709122                Passenger              750