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Kenny crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #46; 7th Squadron (as of May 5, 1945)

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Kenny Flying Dutchmen

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Kenny Flying Dutchmen

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #46; 7th Squadron (as of May 5, 1945)

Kenny (P)

Mullerschoen (CP)

Gombos (N)

Ferguson (B)

Watte (R)

Johnson (E)

Beugler (BG)

Snow (WG)

Smith, R. (TG)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Kenny Flying Dutchmen

Took off 0912 hours from hardstand #2.

Flew with 7th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1029 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1159 hours.

Kenny (P)

Mullerschoen (CP)

Gombos (N)

Ferguson (B)

Watte (R)

Johnson (E)

Ricci (X)

Jones (X)

 

                         May 6, 1945 43-38987 E/F Kenny

Took off 0900 hours.

Local flight: “Slo time – Inst. Pr. – Nav.”

No landing time given

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Kenny Flying Dutchmen

Took off 1305 hours from hardstand #2.

Flew with 7th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1415 hours from 500 feet.

Landed 1514 hours.

Kenny (P)

Mullerschoen (CP)

Gombos (N)

Ferguson (B)

Watte (R)

Johnson (E)

Sarton (X)

Figel (X)

Nelson (X)

 

44-6939 Mizpah

B-17G-70-DL

June 24, 1945 Returned to US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Kenny crew #32-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1514.

Kenny, James T.                                   1Lt          O-800366                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Meullerschoen, George J.                   2Lt          O-777769                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Gombos, William                                  2Lt          O-2074396              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Waite, Ernest K.                                   S/Sgt      37520041                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

McElyea, Ira C.                                     Sgt          38480532                Engr                        748

Cain, Francis X. Jr.                               Sgt          12228698                Passenger              612

Snow, Raymond H.                              Sgt          38627421                Passenger              611

Beugler, James W.                               Sgt          39043555                Passenger              612

Smith, Roy H.                                        Sgt          39727462                Passenger              611

Ulam, Kenneth                                      T/Sgt      13089506                Passenger              750

Betts, Elwyn V.                                     Sgt          32373400                Passenger              911

Shaw, John F. Jr.                                  Cpl          38392537                Passenger              911

Mooers, John E.                                   Cpl          33452236                Passenger              911

Manjarrez, Robert                                Cpl          35582147                Passenger              911

Thompson, Harry                                 Sgt          39110610                Passenger              911

Iverson, Claud R.                                 Cpl          39917726                Passenger              809

Gardner, Merlin M.                              S/Sgt      37207448                Passenger              911

Ruzzi, Erminio V.                                   Cpl          33596106                Passenger              911

Dove, Ronald E.                                   Cpl          13125312                Passenger              911

Green, John M.                                     Sgt          18171043                Passenger              911