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Kimmerle crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #77; 18th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38351 L/F 18BS Kimmerle 

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8321 B/F 391BS Kimmerle

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38222 L/H 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle 

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38406 L/W 7BS Kimmerle

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38325 H/B 4BS Kimmerle

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38402 H/P 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38991 H/Z 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-6822 H/E 7BS Kimmerle

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38410 H/J 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38991 H/Z 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Kimmerle

 

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #77; 18th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Kimmerle (P)

Ferry (CP)

Mahon (N)

Kaplan (B)

Mee (R)

Zufall (E)

Salvestrini (TG)

Young (WG)

King (WG)

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944

Baskin flew as pilot of crew #77 with Kimmerle as co-pilot. (SEE Baskin)

Baskin (P)

Kimmerle (CP)

Mahon (N)

Kaplan (B)

Mee (R)

Zufall (E)

Salvestrini (TG)

Young (WG)

King (WG)

 

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle          Major damage.

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38351 L/F 18BS Kimmerle           Major damage. One wounded.

 

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Kimmerle (P)                                          Taking over his old crew as pilot again for this mission)

Parkhurst (CP) (a write-in)

Mahon (N)

Danhaver (B)

Mee (R)

Zufall (E)

Salvestrini (TG)

Young (WG)

Vickers(G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 44-8321 B/F 391BS Kimmerle

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38222 L/H 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Kimmerle

 

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Slight flak damage reported.

 

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Bombed with another group.

 

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

 

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38332 B/Q 18BS Kimmerle

Major damage

 

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Kimmerle

 

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Kimmerle

 

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38406 L/W 7BS Kimmerle    Missing. (Landed in Belgium)

 

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 B-17G 43-38406 L/W Battle damaged at Hannover and force landed at Melsbroek Airfield, Belgium. With 7BS. Pilot: Kimmerle. No Missing Air Crew Report. Badly damaged by strafing on the ground at Brussels 1-1-45. Salvaged 2-1-45.

RTD Kimmerle, John F. (P)                                 1LT         18            O-735085

RTD Talbott, Neil F. (CP)                                    1LT         18            O-760921

RTD Mahon, William J.(N)                                 2LT         18            O-723647

RTD Rankin, Don B. (B)                                      CAPT     18            O-725035

RTD Zufall, Darrell A. (Eng)                               T/Sgt      18            33574332

RTD Mee, Richard V. (RO)                                 T/Sgt      18            12084287

RTD Armstrong, Denton R. (BG)                      Cpl          18            39146470

RTD King, Thomas C. (WG)                              S/Sgt      18            20114154

RTD Young,  Glen L (TG)                                   S/Sgt      18            38395250

RTD Derenge, Michael J. (Photographer)        Sgt          18            35749034

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Kimmerle (apparently landed away at Station 153, 490BG)

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38325 H/B 4BS Kimmerle

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38402 H/P 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38991 H/Z 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-6822 H/E 7BS Kimmerle

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38410 H/J 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38991 H/Z 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38959 H/R 391BS Kimmerle