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Novicki crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #77; 18th Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38216 B/O 18BS Novicki

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Novicki

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Novicki

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Novicki

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Novicki

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Novicki

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Novicki

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Novicki

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38410 B/H 18BS Novicki

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Novicki

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Novicki

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Novicki

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Novicki

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Novicki

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 44-6938 B/C Novicki

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #77; 18th Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

Novicki (P)

Olsen (CP)

Fournier (N)

Ford (Tog)

Pittman (R)

Alvord (E)

Tremblay (TG)

Guinn (BG)

Sorrigan (G)

 

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38216 B/O 18BS Novicki

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Novicki

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Novicki

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #144 March 17, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Novicki

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Novicki

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Novicki

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-8282 B/V 18BS Novicki

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Novicki

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Novicki

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38410 B/H 18BS Novicki

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Novicki

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-37960 B/L 18BS Novicki

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-6840 B/E (scheduled for Novicki but replaced)

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Novicki

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

Took off 0743 hours from hardstand #14.

Flew position 2-2 in C Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0917 hours from 410 feet.

Landed 1057 hours.

Novicki (P)

Olsen (CP)

Allen (N)

Blaine (B)

Pittman (R)

Alvord (E)

Tremblay (TG)

Guinn (BG)

Corrigan (WG)

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Novicki

Took off 1123 hours from hardstand #14.

Flew position 2-1 in A Squadron.

Carried K-20 camera.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1336 hours from 650 feet.

Landed 1514 hours.

Novicki (P)

Olsen (CP)

Fournier (N)

Tibbs (B)

Pittman (R)

Alvord (E)

Tremblay (TG)

Pappy (Photographer)

Bristow (X)

Burrows (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Novicki

Took off 1400 hours from hardstand #13.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1457 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1614 hours.

Novicki (P)

Olsen (CP)

Fournier (N)

Ford (Tog)

Pittman (R)

Alvord (E)

Tremblay (TG)

Bolling (X)

Cheary (X) (spelling iffy)

Capt. Grinrod (X)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Novicki

Took off 1255 hours from hardstand #16.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1403 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1458 hours.

Novicki (P)

Olsen (CP)

Fournier (N)

Ford (Tog)

Pittman (R)

Alvord (E)

McConnell (X)

Perkins (X)

Brandmeyer (X)

 

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 44-6938 B/C Novicki

Took off 0602 hours.

Landed at Horsching AF and picked up 30 French former POWs.

Discharged 30 French former POWs at Chartres (A-40)

Landed 1628 hours.

No crew loading lists.

“Prisoners for 5 years. Liberated 3 days. All in good condition. Fairly good clothing. Had plenty of food. French Army. Everything ready for departure by PWX detachment. Germans worked them extremely hard.”

 

44-6938 Little Gismo

B-17G-70-DL

June 21, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Novicki crew #57-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1554.

Novicki, Joseph I.                                1Lt          O-781646                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Olsen, Calvin B.                                    1Lt          O-929706                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Fournier, Louis A.                                F/O         T-135723                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Ford, Donald F.                                    T/Sgt      35847537                Togg                      612

Pittman, Loren M.                                T/Sgt      36875000                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Niatas, Steven                                      S/Sgt      12134083                Engr                        748

Guinn, Byrd A.                                     S/Sgt      38405752                Gunner                   612

Corrigan, Peter H.                                 S/SGt      15128516                Gunner                   612

Tremblay, Ugene                                  S/Sgt      31380884                Gunner                   612

Burrours, Irvin L.                                  M/Sgt     18061164                Crew Chief             750

Schubert, Myles E.                              Sgt          17080544                Passenger              747

Enney, Winslow R.                              Cpl          37319969                Passenger              685

Strate, Milton A.                                  Cpl          17144868                Passenger              932

Long, Richard L.                                   T/Sgt      35588020                Passenger              685

St. Clair, John E.                                   Cpl          33573398                Passenger              932

Makowski, Melvin D.                          Pfc          35546716                Passenger              511          Armorer ORD

Cesmat, Richard E.                               M/Sgt     19065318                Passenger              750

Levy, Irving                                          M/Sgt     12024497                Passenger              750

Zick, Marvin D.                                    Capt        O-434586                Passenger              1034          Navigator

Wong, Joseph A.                                 Sgt          39043342                Passenger              555