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Hack crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8321B/F 18BS Hack

 

CREW #72; 18th Squadron

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Hack

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-39183 B/K 18BS Hack
Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-39183 B/K 18BS Hack
Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack
Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #167 April 17, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-8321B/F 18BS Hack

 

CREW #72; 18th Squadron

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Hack

Took off 0742 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew position 3-1 in C Squadron

Dropped 45 cases of 10 in 1 at 0918 hours from 400 feet. Other 45 cases kicked out over next 5 minutes.

Landed 1053 hours.
Hack (P)
Grasseschi (CP)
Utter (N)
Gabriel (B)
Kaminski (R)
Cieniawa (E)
Fell (TG)

Head (WG)

Frye (IG)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-39183 B/K 18BS Hack

Took off 1017 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew position 2-2 in A Squadron.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1335  hours from 550 feet.
Landed 1515 hours.
Hack (P)
Grasseschi (CP)
Utter (N)
Gabriel (B)
Kaminski (R)
Cieniawa (E)
Fell (TG)
Spehe, F. E. (X)
 
Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-39183 B/K 18BS Hack
Took off 0855 hours from hardstand #15.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1008 hours from 350 feet.

Landed 1132 hours.
Hack (P)
Grasseschi (CP)
Utter (N)
Gabriel (B)
Kaminski (R)
Cieniawa (E)
Fell (TG)
Patrick (X)
Long (X)
 
Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Took off 1358 hours from hardstand #14.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1456 hours from 350 feet.

Landed 1624 hours.

Hack (P)
Grasseschi (CP)
Utter (N)
Gabriel (B)
Kaminski (R)
Cieniawa (E)
Levine (X)
Hines (X)
Kaufman (X)
Bowen (X)
 
Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38415 B/A 18BS Hack

Took off 1253 hours from hardstand #14.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1401 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1522 hours.

Hack (P)
Grasseschi (CP)
Utter (N)
Gabriel (B)
Kaminski (R)
Cieniawa (E)
Cesmat (X)
Aska (X)
Morrison (X)
 

43-38415 Smoky Joe

B-17G-85-BO

June 23, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Hack crew #56-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1556.

Hack, Ernest D.                                     1Lt          O-930092                Pilot                        1091 B-17 Pilot

Grassechi, Daniel D.                            2Lt          O-930147                Co-Pilot                  1091 B-17 Pilot

Utter, James L.                                      1Lt          O-676179                Nav                         1034 Navigator

Gabriel, Robert M.                                2Lt          O-2065319              Bomb                      1035

Kaminski, Frank J.                                S/Sgt      33023821                Radio Op               757 Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Cieniawa, Marvin P.                             S/Sgt      33832733                Engr                        748

Fell, Richard J.                                      Sgt          36662803                Gunner                   612

Hines, Ralph T.                                     Sgt          35902392                Gunner                   612

Head, Thomas S.                                  Sgt          16160245                Gunner                   612

Ryan, James III                                     S/Sgt      33321387                Crew Chief             750

Fulmer, George                                     Cpl          34436215                Passenger              747

Stankiewicz, Albert J.                          Cpl          33330568                Passenger              511 Armorer ORD

Stephens, Edgar L.                               Pfc          38397426                Passenger              901 ORD

Campione, James                                  Pfc          36660402                Passenger              901 ORD

Gaumer, Basil L.                                    Pfc          37391436                Passenger              901 ORD

Hutchens, Ollie F.                                T/Sgt      34035772                Passenger              678

Froste, Edward                                     Cpl          35786867                Passenger              911

Goldsmith, Allen E.                              Cpl          31294302                Passenger              911

Boyle, Ray T.                                        Cpl          39041693                Passenger              911

Zinzola, Paul L.                                     Pfc          42021535                Passenger              911