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Moore crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore         Failed to take off.

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Moore

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8235 H/X 18BS Moore (PFF)    S/Sgt James A. Butz 36686085 (BT) WIA

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8829 H/B 18BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-8829 H/B 18BS Moore (PFF)

 

CREW #4; 4th Squadron

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38410 B/H 18BS Moore

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-8921 H/E 7BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8921 H/E 7BS Moore

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8921 H/E 391BS Moore

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore         Failed to take off.

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Moore

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #122 February 14, 1945 43-38415 L/G 391BS Moore

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 44-8112 H/D 18BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-8176 H/Q 7BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8235 H/X 18BS Moore (PFF)    S/Sgt James A. Butz 36686085 (BT) WIA

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-8829 H/B 18BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8556 H/F 7BS Moore (PFF)

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-8829 H/B 18BS Moore (PFF)

 

CREW #4; 4th Squadron

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38410 B/H 18BS Moore

Took off 0746 hours from hardstand #17.

Flew position 1-1, Lead of D Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0920 hours from 550 feet.

Landed1059 hours.

Moore (P)

Dippel (CP)

Daniels (Command Pilot)

Hanes (N)

Green (B)

Perkins (R)

Hannar (E)

Pantedos (G)

Gulli (PN)

McLaughlin (Photographer)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-8921 H/E 7BS Moore (PFF)

Took off 1126 hours from hardstand #10.

Flew position 1-1, Lead of B Squadron.

Dropped 45 cases of 10 in 1 rations at the I.P. and the other 45 cases at 1341 hours from 500 feet.

Landed 1534 hours.

Moore (P)

Dippel (CP)

Brunk (Command Pilot)

Hanes (N)

Noaiell (MO)

Green (B)

Perkins (R)

Hannar (E)

Penler (X)

Mauk (X)

VanLier (PN)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8921 H/E 7BS Moore

Took off 0906 hours from hardstand #10.

Flew Lead of 7th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1031 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1156 hours.

Moore (P)

Maj Alexander (Command Pilot)

Hanes (N)

Noaiell (MO)

Green (B)

Perkins (R)

Hannar (E)

Oberg (G)

Johnson (X)

Hirsh (X)

Duke (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8921 H/E 391BS Moore

Took off 1330 hours from hardstand #10.

Flew with 391st Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1426 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1545 hours.

Moore (P)

Dippel (CP)

Lobdell (N)

Green (B)

Perkins (R)

Hannan (E)

(Additional passengers, if any, are not listed.)

 

43-38299 Outta Dis World, later Joy Rider

B-17G-85-BO

(Name “Roger’s Dodgers” according to Roger Freeman and Wallace Forman but that seems to have been the crew’s name, not the plane’s name.)

(Name was originally “Outta Dis World” later changed to “Joy Rider,” according to a neighbor of Walter Summers, ball turret gunner on the Anderson crew, the second “regular crew” of this plane.)

June 21, 1945 Returned to US: Bradley

Flown to US by the Moore crew #72-34. Microfilm reel B0115, p.1580.

Moore, Benjamin D.                             1Lt          O-830887                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Dippel, Martin P.                                  2Lt          O-934397                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Hanes, Charles E.                                 1Lt          O-736855                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Perkins, Jack D.                                    T/Sgt      35550743                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Hannar, James L.                                  T/Sgt      19170814                Eng                         748

Green, Wallace E.                                 2Lt          O-92853                  Bomb                      1035

Mehl, Frederick W.                              T/Sgt      37202322                Crew Chief             750

Curtis, Harley E.                                   S/Sgt      37538306                Gunner                   611

Harkley, Clayton R.                              S/Sgt      20724262                Gunner                   612

Oberg, Don L.                                       S/Sgt      20840095                Gunner                   612

Pantedos, Anthony W.                       S/Sgt      25121171                Passenger              612

Slovenske, Sigmund S.                        S/Sgt      27033985                Passenger              612

Burke, Gerald W.                                  Sgt          36598110                Passenger              747

Caputo, Vincent A.                              Sgt          32260959                Passenger              555

Sevcik, Philip J.                                     Sgt          33286618                Passenger              747

Stathis, George E.                                 Sgt          32802280                Passenger              862

Thompson, James E.                            Sgt          18163133                Passenger              852

Jacobs, Maurice K.                              Cpl          38413034                Passenger              573

Vanderwarf, Harold E.                         Cpl          36630739                Passenger              555

Crook, Lonnie H.                                  Maj         O-432329                Passenger              1035