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Parrish crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #45; 18th Squadron

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 41-29569 L/C 18BS Parrish Cock of the Sky

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94787 D/C 18BS Parrish

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #9 June 4, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #11 June 6, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #13 June 7, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (spare)

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (Airborne spare)

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-28878 B/J 4BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 42-94762 B/K 18BS Parrish The Uninvited

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #31 July 6, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 41-28878 B/J Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94879 B/D 7BS Parrish Collapsible Susie     apparently did not take off.

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 42-94815 B/B 18BS Parrish Frivolous Sal

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

 

CREW #66; 18th Squadron (as of July 31, 1944)

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (Bombed with another formation)

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 44-40267 B/A 18BS Parrish

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (slight battle damage)

 

CREW #66; 18th Squadron (as of the transition to B-17s)

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish  Radio Op. T/Sgt Harold W. Rae 35527462 lightly wounded and admitted to 65th General Hospital on this date.

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38392 B/E 18BS Parrish

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8271 L/O 18BS Parrish

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish               Aborted. #3 engine out.

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Parrish

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #45; 18th Squadron

PARRISH HAROLD R (P) (1024)                       F/O         18            T-122281

WISOTSKY GEORGE H (CP) (1024)                 2 LT        18            O-1305151

SMITH THOMAS H (N) (1034)                         2 LT        18            O-702973

YOUNG TOON (B) (1035)                                   2 LT        18            O-698075

DEAVER CHARLES (AEG) (748)                      S/SGT     18            39279203

RAE HAROLD W (ROG) (757)                          S/SGT     18            35527462

CLARK EDWIN F (AG) (612)                            SGT        18            39859076

LILLIE HAROLD R (BG) (748)                           SGT        18            32737498

DWELLEY DONALD F (BG) (611)                    SGT        18            20112584

 

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 41-29569 L/C 18BS Parrish Cock of the Sky

Took off 0542 hours from Hardstand #18.

Flew position 2-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0858 hours from 14,600 feet. Results Good.

"Hit 3rd building to North."

No damage reported.

Landed 1148 hours

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Dwelley (BG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 Parrish

Gound spare crew with no plane assigned.

Parrish, H. R. (P)

Wisotsky, G. H. (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae, H. W. (R)

Deaver, C. E. (E)

Lillie, H. R. (NG)

Clark, E. F. (TG)

Hyman, N. H. (BG)

Dwelley, D. F. (G)

 

                     May 24, 1944 Parrish

Crew Status Report 1000 hours.

Crew #45, 18th Squadron

Parrish (P)                              F/O         OK

Wisotsky (CP)                      2 Lt         OK

Smith, T. H. (N)                     2 Lt         OK

Young (B)                              2 Lt         OK

Rae (R)                                   S/Sgt      OK

Deaver (E)                             S/Sgt      OK

Lillie (NG)                              Sgt          OK

Clark (TG)                              Sgt          OK

Dwelley (BG)                         Sgt          OK

Hyman (G)                             Sgt          OK

 

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0456 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Secondary target at 0920 hours from 17,600 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1050 hours.

Parrish, H. R. (P)

Wisotsky, G. H. (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae, H. W. (R)

Deaver, C. E. (E/WG)

Lillie, H. R. (NG)

Clark, E. F. (TG)

Dwelley, D. F. (TT)

Hyman, N. H. (BG)

 

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1032 hours from Hardstand #14.

Flew position 3-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1502 hours from 22,600 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1745 hours.

#3 supercharger inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Parrish, H. R. (P)

Wisotsky, G. H. (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Rae, H. W. (R/RW)

Deaver, C. E. (E/LW)

Lillie, H. R. (NG)

Clark, E. F. (TG)

Dwelley, D. F. (TT)

Hyman, N. H. (BG)

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94787 D/C 18BS Parrish

Took off at 0757 hours from Hardstand #9.

Flew position 2-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1235 hours from 21,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1640 hours.

#2 & #4 Generators inoperative. A.P.U. inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Parrish, H. R. (P)

Wisotsky, G. H. (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae, H. W. (R/RW)

Deaver, C. E. (E/LW)

Lillie, H. R. (NG)

Clark, E. F. (TG)

Dwelley, D. F. (BG)

Hyman, N. H. (G)

 

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0657 hours from Hardstand #14.

Flew position 4-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1106 hours from 22,500 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1259 hours.

#3 turbosupercharger out; #4 turbo fluctuates. Inspected and being repaired.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Dwelley (BG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #9 June 4, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1605 hours from Hardstand #14.

Flew position 3-2 in the one 34th BG Squadron on this mission.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2014 hours from 22,800 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 2207 hours.

#2 Generator out. Inspected and repaired

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Havron (BG) (from crew #23)

Clark (TG)

Touhill (NG) (from crew #23)

Hyman (G)

Sumpter (Photographer)

 

Mission #11 June 6, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0614 hours from Hardstand #14.

Flew position 3-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Due to 10/10 clouds, brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1213 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wistosky (CP)

Young, Toon (B)

Deaver (E)

Rae (R)

Hyman (G)

Clark (BG)

Hendricks (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

 

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 41-28878 B/J Parrish The Heavenly Body

Scheduled as an Airborne Spare but did not take off.

 

Mission #13 June 7, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1704 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in High Squadron.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Do drop report due to landing away from the base.

Landed at Little Waldon.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Clark (G)

Dwelley (G)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0525 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped 20 bombs on the Primary. No time or altitude recorded.

No damage reported.

Landed 1146 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Hyman (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (spare)

Took off at 0400 hours.

Flew as Airborne spare.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on other target at 0759 hours from 23,000 feet..

No battle damage reported.

Landed 0932 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Hyman (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (Airborne spare)

Took off at 1659 hours.

Flew as Airborne spare. Flew the mission but position is unknown.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2022 hours from 17,500 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 2250 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Hyman (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-28878 B/J 4BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1759 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Group C (4th)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2059 hours from 23,000 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 2234 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1447 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in High Squadron.

Carried a K-21 camera.        

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1916.5 hours from 20,500 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 2158 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 41-28878 B/J scheduled for Parrish but replaced

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 42-94762 B/K 18BS Parrish The Uninvited

Took off at 0436 hours.

Flew in High Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0817 hours from 22,700 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 1015 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1541 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2023 hours from 20,100 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2235 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1009 hours.

Flew position 1-3 of A Group, with target of Haute Cote.

Carried 18 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1344/30 hours from 22,250 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 1450 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #31 July 6, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1701 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2026 hours from 24,000 feet.

Slight flak damage reported.

Landed 2142 hours.

 

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 41-28878 B/J Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1004 hours.

Was to fly position 3-3 in Low Squadron, B Group, but flew position 3-2 due to aborts.

Landed 1547 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94879 B/D 7BS Parrish Collapsible Susie 

Scheduled but did not take off.

 

                       July 13, 1944 41-28878 B/J Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 1235 hours.

Landed 1540 hours.

 

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0654 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 5 1000 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back.

Aborted prior to the target with Trans. and #4 Turbo out.

No damage reported.

Landed at Eye. Landed at Mendlesham at 1617 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 42-94815 B/B 18BS Parrish Frivolous Sal

Took off at 0549 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0930 hours from 23,300 feet.

Slight flak damage.

Landed 1143 hours.

#3 generator out. Inspected and replaced.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0956 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base due to 10/10 cloud over target area.

Landed 1509 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 41-28878 B/J 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0751 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1039 hours from 12,300 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1303 hours.

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Dwelley (BG)

Clark (TG)

Lillie (NG)

Hyman (G)

 

CREW #66; 18th Squadron (as of July 31, 1944)

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Hyman (BG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Parrish (P) (piloting a make-up crew)

Robertson (CP)

McNeil (B)

Jordan (E)

English (R)

Rosenweig (G)

Zapach (G)

Burnett (G)

Papaleo (Photographer)

 

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

No crew loading list available.

 

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (Bombed with another formation)

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 44-40267 B/A 18BS Parrish

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Steiner (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Dwelley (G)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Parrish The Heavenly Body (slight battle damage)

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young, T. (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Lillie (NG)

Clark (TG)

Dwelley (G)

 

CREW #66; 18th Squadron (as of the transition to B-17s)

Parrish (P)

Wisotsky (CP)

Smith, T. H. (N)

Young (B)

Rae (R)

Deaver (E)

Hyman (BG)

Clark (TG)

Swelly (G)

 

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish  Radio Op. T/Sgt Harold W. Rae 35527462 lightly wounded and admitted to 65th General Hospital on this date.

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38392 B/E 18BS Parrish

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 44-8271 L/O 18BS Parrish

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Parrish               Aborted. #3 engine out.

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Parrish