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Dunham crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-37864 L/E 391BS Dunham

Mission #83 October 26, 1944 43-38391 E/J  391BS Dunham

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38378 L/K 391BS Dunham

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38327 L/R 391BS Dunham

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38327 L/R 391BS Dunham

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 43-38327 L/R 391BS Dunham

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38422 L/J 391BS Dunham

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8158 H/F 4BS Dunham (PPF)

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38416 H/C Dunham & Hershenow    Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8457 H/G 18BS Dunham (MH)

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38410 H/J 18BS Dunham (MH)

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-6820 H/C Dunham & Brunk    Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8441 H/S 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 44-8482 H/A 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-8556 H/F 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 18BS Dunham (PFF)

 

CREW # 11; 4th Squadron

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8731 H/H 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 44-8457 H/G 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-8731 H/H 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-8457 H/G 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8556 H/F 18BS Dunham

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-37864 L/E 391BS Dunham

Mission #83 October 26, 1944 43-38391 E/J  391BS Dunham

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38378 L/K 391BS Dunham

 

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38327 L/R 391BS Dunham

Took off at 0824 hours. landed 1550 hours.

Co-Pilot's mike inoperative; #3 and #4 carburetor air temperature out. Inspected and repaired.

"G" Box inoperative; interphone system out to tail section. Inspected and repaired.

Slight flak damage.

 

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38327 L/R 391BS Dunham

 

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 43-38327 L/R 391BS Dunham

Took off 0705 hours.

Landed 1353 hours.

 

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38422 L/J 391BS Dunham

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 44-8158 H/F 4BS Dunham (PPF)

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38416 H/C Dunham & Hershenow    Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-8457 H/G 18BS Dunham (MH)

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38410 H/J 18BS Dunham (MH)

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 44-8441 H/S 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 44-6820 H/C Dunham & Brunk    Weather and Monitor Aircraft

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-8441 H/S 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 44-8482 H/A 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-8556 H/F 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 18BS Dunham (PFF)

 

CREW # 11; 4th Squadron

 

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 44-8556 H/F 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-8237 H/I 391BS Dunham

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8731 H/H 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 44-8457 H/G 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-8731 H/H 18BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-8457 H/G 391BS Dunham (PFF)

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-8670 H/K 18BS Dunham (PFF)

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Dunham (PFF)

Took off 0731 hours from hardstand #11.

Flew position 1-1, Lead of A Squadron

First run was just to check to see if the field was clear of civilians. Dropped on second run.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 1004 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1136 hours.

Dunham (P)

Gen Gerhart (Command Pilot)

Chausow (N)

Tompkins (MO)

Ford (B)

Witmer (R)

Simpson (E)

Smith (G)

Cheetham (G)

Pratt (PN)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8556 H/F 18BS Dunham

Took off 1251 hours from hardstand #11.

Flew Lead of 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1357 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1452 hours.

Dunham (P)

Brunk (Command Pilot)

Stephenson (N)

Thompkins (MO)

Underwood (B)

Durbin (R)

(Passengers, if any, are not listed.)

 

43-38959 Short and Sweet

B-17G-100-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Dunham crew #70-34. See Microfilm reel, B0115, p. 1584.

Dunham, Delmar L.                              Capt        O-759200                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Cogburn, Charles S. Jr.                        1Lt          O-714028                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Chausow, Hymen M.                           1Lt          O-670089                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Casler, Dudley F.                                  S/Sgt      17075404                Radio Op               756

Simpson, William H.                            T/Sgt      33599642                Engr                        748

Cheetham, Robert W.                          S/Sgt      17152150                Gunner                   612

Faunce, Millard F. Jr.                           S/Sgt      13125647                Gunner                   748

Smith, William H. Jr.                             S/Sgt      32829999                Gunner                   612

Craig, Victor M.                                    Sgt          16196269                Gunner                   611

Rohan, John E.                                     Sgt          31287718                Crew Chief             747

Fournie, James C.                                 1Lt          O-2064558              Passenger              1034          Navigator

Neth, Cecil B.                                        1Lt          O-780416                Passenger              1035

Roben, Herman                                     1Lt          O-583498                Passenger              0200

Dauley, LeRoy T.                                 S/Sgt      31135769                Passenger              911

Neal, William L.                                    S/Sgt      16074096                Passenger              631

Jinks, Albert                                          Sgt          38224947                Passenger              747

Valdez, Napoleon T.                            Sgt          38145741                Passenger              060

Oldenburg, Wilfred F.                         Cpl          36296995                Passenger              237

Vincens, Hilton P.                                Cpl          38379749                Passenger              511          Armorer ORD

Freeman, Edmund F.                            Lt Col     O-385397                Passenger              1091          B-17 Pilot