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Lindstrom crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #48; 18th Squadron The Dugan Wagon

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon  Slight damage

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon

Mission #13 June 7, 1944 42-94919 E/R 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name (lead)

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40323 L/A 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name (deputy lead)

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 44-40482 B/M Lindstrom unknown name

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name

Mission #43 July 27, 1944 44-40323 L/C 18BS Lindstrom Sunshine Rose (lead)

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 44-40328 L/B 391BS Lindstrom This Above All

 

CREW #58; 18th Squadron (as of July 31, 1944)

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 44-40482 B/B 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#2) (deputy lead)

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40443 D/D 18BS Lindstrom Jerk’s Berserk (lead)

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 44-40482 B/B 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#2)

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-50613 L/A 18BS Lindstrom Holy Joe     

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 44-40482 B/B 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#2) (Major battle damage)

 

CREW #58; 18th Squadron (as of the transition to B-17s)

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38325 E/B 18BS Lindstrom (deputy lead)

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38380 L/B 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38409 B/B (scheduled for Lindstrom but replaced by a spare)

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38380 L/B 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38292 B/A 391BS Lindstrom      Major damage.

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38409 B/B 18BS Lindstrom     Major damage

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38409 B/B 18BS Lindstrom   Aborted  - #1 engine out

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38410 B/C 7BS Lindstrom

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38409 B/B 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38410 B/C 391BS Lindstrom

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

CREW #48; 18th Squadron The Dugan Wagon

LINDSTROM RUSSELL T (P) (1024)                1 LT        18            O-789055

HAMILL WILSON W (CP) (1024)                     2 LT        18            O-816300

ROBERT PAUL H (N) (1034)                              2 LT        18            O-702490

MORRIS GEORGE R (B) (1035)                          2 LT        18            O-695513

WITHAM HAROLD G (AEG) (748)                  S/SGT     18            15340903

STURDIVAN WALTER W (ROG) (757)          S/SGT     18            38395041

BREEDING GORDON R (AG) (612)                  SGT        18            36564198

CRAWFORD BENNIE H (BG) (611)                  SGT        18            38341606

CHINTELLA JOSEPH A (BG) (611)                  SGT        18            6846513

 

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 0540 hours from Hardstand #13.

Flew Deputy Lead of Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0858 ˝ hours from 14,100 feet. Results fair.

"1 hit middle building. Several hit around the buildings. Two buildings hit direct."

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1147 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Young (Command Pilot)

Robert (N)

Morris (B)

Strurdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Wrightsman (N)

Hamill (CP)

Furlo (BG)

Wingo (G)

Breeding (NG)

 

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 0506 hours from Hardstand #13.

Flew Lead of High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed at 1052 hours.        

#2 generator out; #3 generator checked; VHF inoperative. Inspected and being repaired.

Lindstrom, R. T. (P)

Simpson (Command Pilot)                  Capt.

Hamill, W. W. (CP)

Robert, P. H. (N)

Wrightsman, C. M. (PN) (from crew #47)

Morris, G. R. (B)

Strurdivan, W. W. (R)

Witham, H. G. (E)

Crawford, B. H. (TG)

Furlo, V. B. (BG)

Wingo, T. E. (G)

 

                     May 24, 1944 Lindstrom

Crew Status Report 1000 hours.

Crew #48, 18th Squadron

Lindstrom (P)                        Capt        OK

Hammill (CP)                         2 Lt         OK

Robert (N)                             2 Lt         OK

Morris (B)                              2 Lt         OK

Strurdivan (R)                       S/Sgt      OK

Witham (E)                            S/Sgt      OK

Breeding (NG)                       Sgt          OK

Crawford (TG)                       Sgt          OK

Furlo (BG)                              Sgt          OK

Wingo (G)                             Sgt          OK

 

                     May 25, 1944 42-94757 B/M Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 1606 hours on a local flight.

Landed 1658 hours.

 

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 1027 hours from Hardstand #13.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1500 hours from 22,500 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1811 hours.

Excessive tension on control cables. Inspected and repaired.

Bombsight malfunction. Directional gyro differential binding. Inspected and repaired.

Lindstrom (P)

Simpson (Command Pilot) (not on the crew Debriefing report)

Hamill (CP) or Young (CP) (see note below)

Wrightsham (N2) (from crew #47)

Robert (N)

Morris (B)

Strurdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Furlo (BG)

Wingo (G)

NOTE: The crew loading list has Hamill replaced by Young as CP, and no Command Pilot is listed)

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94757 B/M 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 0752 hours from Hardstand #13.

Flew Lead of Low Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1235 hours. No attitude report. (Time incorrectly reported as 1335 hours)

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1638 hours.

#3 manifold pressure surges. #3 generator inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Lindstrom (P)

Simpson (Command Pilot)

Wrightsham (N2) (from crew #47)

Robert (N)

Morris (B)

Strurdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Wingo (NG)

Furlo (BG)

Hamill (CP in TG position)

Breeding (G)

 

Mission #13 June 7, 1944 42-94919 E/R 18BS Lindstrom

Took off at 1702 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2041 hours from 18,500 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed at Hunsden.

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Roberts (N)

Levi (N2) (from crew #37)

Morris (B)

Strurdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (G)

Wingo (G)

Furlo (G)

Crawford (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name (lead)

Took off at 0337 hours.

Flew as Lead of Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No battle damage reported.

One crewman wounded.

Landed 0949 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hammill (CP)

Ritchy (Command Pilot)      Capt

Robert, Paul H. (N)               2 Lt         O-702490                LWA and at 65th General Hospital.

Levi (PN)

Morris (B)

Sturdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

                       June 20, 1944 44-40323 L/A Lindstrom

Took off at 0906 hours for the Holbrook Range.

Landed 1027 hours.

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40323 L/A 18BS Lindstrom

Took off at 1748 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Group B (18th)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base. Could not sycronize.

No battle damage report.

Landed 2206 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

                       June 23, 1944 44-40482 B/M Lindstrom unknown name

Took off at 1629 hours on a local flight.

Landed 1710 hours.

 

                       June 24, 1944 42-94813 B/E Lindstrom Skotty

Took off at 1431 on a flight to Hephel.

No landing time recorded.

 

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name (deputy lead)

Took off at 1539 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2021 hours from 20,000 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2233 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Smith, R. C. (N) (from crew #44)

Levi (N2)

Morris (B)

Strudivan (R)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Breeding (NG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name

Took off at 0533 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Low Squadron.

Landed 1210 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Alder (N) (from crew #46)

Levi (N2)

Morris (B)

Strudivan (R)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Rogers (NG) (a write-in)

Wingo (G)

 

                       July 6, 1944 44-40436 Lindstrom Nancy

Took off at 1405 hours on a flight to the bombing range.

Landed 1517 hours.

 

Mission #32a July 8, 1944 44-40482 B/M Linstrom unknown name

This second mission of the day was scrubbed.

 

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 44-40482 B/M Lindstrom unknown name

Took off at 1001 hours.

Flew Lead of Low Squadron, B Group.

Landed 1533 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Simpson (Command Pilot)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N2)

Morris (B)

Strudivan (R)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name

Took off at 1631 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2018 hours from 20,800 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 2214 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N2)

Morris (B)

Willoughby (R) (a write-in)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40482 B/M 18BS Lindstrom unknown name

Took off at 0542 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Composite Squadron, with six 490BG planes.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0838 hours from 16,700 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 1103 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N2)

Morris (B)

Christman (R) (a write-in)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

                       July 20, 1944 44-40482 B/M Lindstrom

Took off at 1450 hours on a flight to the bombing range.

Landed 1640 hours.

 

Mission #43 July 27, 1944 44-40323 L/C 18BS Lindstrom Sunshine Rose (lead)

Took off at 0500 hours.

Flew Lead of 34th C Group, flying as Low Squadron in 93 B Wing with 493rd C Group

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Returned all bombs to base as Mission was Recalled.

No battle damage.

Landed 0949 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Young (Command Pilot)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N2)

Morris (B)

Billik (R) (a write-in)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Breeding (NG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 44-40328 L/B 391BS Lindstrom This Above All

Took off at 0505 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 16 250 lb bombs and 4 M-17 bombs. Brought all bombs back to base due to weather.

No flak damage reported.

Landed 0914 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N2)

Morris (B)

Washco (R) (a write-in)  (regular Radio Operator, Strudivan listed as in Hospital)

Witham (E)

Furlo (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Breeding (NG)

Wingo (G)

 

CREW #58; 18th Squadron (as of July 31, 1944)

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N)

Morris (B)

Sturdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Furlo (BG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 44-40482 B/B 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#2) (deputy lead)

Took off at 1546 hours.

Landed 2057 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N)

Morris (B)

Washco (R) (a write-in)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Furlo (BG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40443 D/D 18BS Lindstrom Jerk’s Berserk (lead)

Lindstrom (P)

LeBailly (Command Pilot)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N)

Morris (B)

Lattin (R) (a write-in)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Furlo (BG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 44-40482 B/B 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#2)

Lindstrom (P)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N)

Morris (B)

Sturdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-50613 L/A 18BS Lindstrom Holy Joe

Lindstrom (P)

LeBailly (Command Pilot)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N)

Morris (B)

Sturdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Furlo (BG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 44-40482 B/B 18BS Lindstrom The Dugan Wagon (#2) (Major battle damage)

Lindstrom (P)

Young (Command Pilot)

Hamill (CP)

Robert (N)

Levi (N)

Morris (B)

Sturdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

CREW #58; 18th Squadron (as of the transition to B-17s)

Lindstrom (P)

Hammill (CP)

Robert (N)

Morris (B)

Sturdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38325 E/B 18BS Lindstrom (deputy lead)

Took off from Hardstand #7 at 0603 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2, in 34 A Group.

Carried 24 260F bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1010 hours from 21,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1122 hours.

Lindstrom (P)

Hammill (CP)

Robert (N)

Morris (B)

Sturdivan (R)

Witham (E)

Breeding (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Wingo (G)

 

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38380 L/B 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38409 B/B (scheduled for Lindstrom but replaced by a spare)

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38380 L/B 18BS Lindstrom

 

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38292 B/A 391BS Lindstrom      Major damage.

Took off at 0706 hours from Hardstand #14.

Landed 1459 hours.

 

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38292 B/A 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38409 B/B 18BS Lindstrom     Major damage

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38409 B/B 18BS Lindstrom   Aborted  - #1 engine out

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38410 B/C 7BS Lindstrom

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38409 B/B 18BS Lindstrom

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38410 B/C 391BS Lindstrom