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Gulmetti crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #70; 18th Squadron (as of May 2, 1945)

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-37960 B/L 391BS Gulmetti

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Gulmetti

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Gulmetti

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38415 B/A  18BS Gulmetti

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Gulmetti

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #70; 18th Squadron (as of May 2, 1945)

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-37960 B/L 391BS Gulmetti

Took off 0748 hours from hardstand #17.

Scheduled, then scratched but then apparently flew anyway.

Was supposed to fly position 1-3 in D Squadron.

No record of the rations carried or if and when they were dropped.

Landed 1104 hours.

Gulmetti (P)

Petrel (CP)

Rasta (N)

Stelma (Tog)

Reuman (R)

Hopkins (E)

Stein (TG)

Dressler (BG)

Scruggs(WG)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Gulmetti

Took off 1144 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew position 2-3 in E Squadron.

Carried a camera to record the drop.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1346 hours from 350 feet.

Landed 1532 hours.

Gulmetti (P)

Petrel (CP)

Rasta (N)

Stelma (Tog)

Reuman (R)

Hopkins (E)

Stein (TG)

Dressler (BG)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Gulmetti

Took off 0852 hours from hardstand #13.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1004 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1127 hours.

Gulmetti (P)

Petrel (CP)

Rasta (N)

Stelma (Tog)

Reuman (R)

Hopkins (E)

Stein (TG)

Kenny (X)

O’Hara (X)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38415 B/A  18BS Gulmetti

Took off 0090 hours from hardstand #14.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1019 hours from 250 feet.

Landed 1145 hours.

Gulmetti (P)

Petrel (CP)

Rasta (N)

Stelma (Tog)

Reuman (R)

Hopkins (E)

Kaufman (X)

Nixon (X)

Berndt (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Gulmetti

Took off 1303 hours from hardstand #14.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1406 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1512 hours.

Gulmetti (P)

Petrel (CP)

Rasta (N)

Stelma (Tog)

Reuman (R)

Hopkins (E)

Bass (X)

Michelsen (X)

Reed (X)

 

43-38373 Unknown name

B-17G-85-BO

June 21, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Gulmetti crew #60-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1548.

Gulmetti, Elvio L.                                  2Lt          O-834796                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Petrel, Leo                                             2Lt          O-780706                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Rasta, Vinson T.                                   F/O         T-136027                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Stelma, Gerald                                       Sgt          42050531                Togg                      612

Reuman, Kenneth W.                          Sgt          35558645                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Hopkins, Thomas F., Jr.                      S/Sgt      6151854                  Engr                        748

Stein, Jerome                                         Sgt          42008695                Arm Gunner          612

Dressler, Russell J., Jr.                         Sgt          35233959                Gunner                   612

Scruggs, Horace W.                            Sgt          18066505                Gunner                   612

Santarsiero, John                                 T/Sgt      12159390                Crew Chief             750

Johnson, William R.                             Cpl          33631300                Passenger              747

Jurgens, Henry F.                                 M/Sgt     12041169                Passenger              750

Kenney, William J.                               T/Sgt      32442158                Passenger              686

Bei, Joseph D.                                       S/Sgt      13115981                Passenger              750

Rhodes, Clyde F.                                  Sgt          35226652                Passenger              853

Mark, Charles C., Jr.                             Cpl          35574887                Passenger              754

Kaufman, William H.                            Pvt          13135057                Passenger              911

Williams, Paul T., Jr.                            Cpl          34298020                Passenger              853

Dobrik, George                                     Cpl          36785555                Passenger              852

Maciaszek, Henry J.                             Pvt          16144514                Passenger              756