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Daniels crew 2

 

Mission List

 

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Daniels

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Daniels

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Daniels

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-6296 E/R 391BS Daniels

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-37864 L/E 391BS Daniels

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38327 L/R 18BS Daniels

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38410 B/C 391BS Daniels

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-8176 H/Q Daniels & Freeman   Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38410 H/J 391BS Daniels

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38325 H/B Daniels & Crabtree               Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-8457 H/G 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 44-8112 H/D 7BS Daniels

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-8482 H/A 18BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Daniels

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Daniels (PFF)

 

CREW #10; 4th Squadron

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8112 H/D 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8235 H/X 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8356 H/N 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 18BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8235 H/X 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8839 H/L 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 44-8670 H/K 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-8556 H/F 18BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-39183 B/K Daniels

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Daniels

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Daniels

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Daniels

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-6296 E/R 391BS Daniels

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-37864 L/E 391BS Daniels

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38327 L/R 18BS Daniels

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38410 B/C 391BS Daniels

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-8176 H/Q Daniels & Freeman   Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38410 H/J 391BS Daniels

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38325 H/B Daniels & Crabtree               Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-8457 H/G 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 44-8112 H/D 7BS Daniels

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-8482 H/A 18BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Daniels

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Daniels (PFF)

 

CREW #10; 4th Squadron

 

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8112 H/D 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8235 H/X 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8356 H/N 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 18BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 44-8235 H/X 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8839 H/L 391BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 44-8457 H/G 7BS Daniels (PFF)

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 44-8670 H/K 7BS Daniels (PFF)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-8556 H/F 18BS Daniels (PFF)

Took off 1120 hours from hardstand #11.

Flew position 1-1, Lead of A Squadron.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1335 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1511 hours.

Daniels (P)

Jennings (CP)

Fandell (Command Pilot)

Buchanan (N)

Katz (MO)

Neth (B)

Harben (R)

Beard (E)

Anthony (PN)

Cursi (B or R)

 

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 43-39183 B/K Daniels

Took off 0555 hours.

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

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

Landed 1636 hours.

No crew loading lists.

“Reception Parties ready at A-40. PWX Detachment had prisoners read. No Trouble on trip.”

 

43-37637 Unknown name. No combat missions with 34BG. (saw combat with 94th BG)

B-17G-65-BO

June 9, 1945 Transferred to the 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

June 26, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Daniels crew #55-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1558.

Daniels, Courtney R.                           Capt        O-741972                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Jennings, William O., Jr.                      1Lt          O-779721                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Buchanan, Thomas E.                         1Lt          O-2065505              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Stoutsenberger, Paul W.                     T/Sgt      33638498                Togg                      757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Harben, William A.                              T/Sgt      34761585                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Kashishian, Richard                            S/Sgt      33791338                Engr                        748

Fisher, Johnnie L.                                 S/Sgt      38546773                Gunner                   612

Gergley, Elmer L.                                  S/Sgt      32898359                Gunner                   612

Grimm, Clarence V.                               Sgt          36969665                Gunner                   611

Bialas, Steve W.                                   M/Sgt     37143908                Crew Chief             750

Cessna, Clyde A.                                 Cpl          35597924                Passenger              747

Crabtree, Frank R.                                Lt Col     O-411966                Passenger              1091          B-17 Pilot

Mayor, John D.                                    Capt        O-572547                Passenger              2110

Tigges, Eugene                                    1Lt          O-829339                Passenger              1091          B-17 Pilot

Van Liere, William P.                            1Lt          O-723907                Passenger              1034          Navigator

Bourquin, Paul A.                                1Lt          O-868267                Passenger              4823

Nassar, Richard S.                                S/Sgt      18062284                Passenger              502          Administrative Noncommissioned Officer

Ginalski, Joseph F.                               S/Sgt      33348272                Passenger              631

MacKaren, Phillip R.                            S/Sgt      18016543                Passenger              405          Clerk-Typist

King, John J.                                         T/Sgt      6861270                  Passenger              014

NOTE: Lt. Col Frank R. Crabtree is designated increment commander, Crews 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 36, 40, 41, 42, 43, 52, 55, 57, 60, 62, 65.