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Pavlicek crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #3; 4th Squadron Set ‘em Up

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek  Slight damage

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94818 E/B 4BS Pavlicek Captain John Silver 

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-94869 D/J 4BS Pavlicek (Airborne spare – returned early)

Mission #13 June 7, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek Set ‘em Up

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94889 B/O 4BS Pavlicek Patches (a ground spare used by Pavlicek)

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94771 L/N 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 44-40441 D/N 4BS Pavlicek Floogie Boo (apparently not used)

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 41-29566 D/O 4BS Pavlicek War Eagle

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 41-28820 L/L 4BS Pavlicek Four-Five Time (Airborne spare)

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-29566 D/O 4BS Pavlicek War Eagle

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #24 June 25, 1944 42-94818 E/B 4BS Pavlicek Captain John Silver 

Mission #27 June 28, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek (Airborne spare – flew the mission)

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #39 July 20, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

 

CREW #20; 4th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94787 D/T Pavlicek (Airborne spare)

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 41-28884 B/Y 4BS Pavlicek Problem Child

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek (slight battle damage)

 

CREW #20; 4th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Pavlicek

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38386 E/K 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Pavlicek

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Pavlicek

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Pavlicek (Major damage)

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38386 E/K 391BS Pavlicek          Aborted #2 engine. Major damage. Jettisoned bombs.

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #3; 4th Squadron Set ‘em Up

PAVLICEK CHARLES B (P) (1024)                                   1 LT        4              O-790707

VERNEUILLE WALTER O (CP) (1024)                             1 LT        4              O-550426

GRAHAM HERBERT W (N) (1034)                                  2 LT        4              O-685933

GLOVER HALSEY S (B) (1035)                                          2 LT        4              O-676374

GRIFFIS WILLIS W (AEG) (748)                                       SGT        4              16147708

CROUCH JOHN H (ROG) (757)                                          S/SGT     4              35579381

CRAWFORD HARRY J (AG) (612)                                   SGT        4              31297000

HENDRICKS ROBERT L (BG) (748)                                  SGT        4              38444570

CHAPMAN McDONALD D (BG) 612)                            SGT        4              36583554

*ONESCHAK WILLIAM FREDERICK (NG) (611)         PFC         4              13171782       (went over by ship, not on the plane.)

 

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek  

Took off at 0534 hours from Hardstand #8. Late taking off but still took up proper position.

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped bombs on the Primary at 0857 hours from 15,000 feet.

"Short and Right of target. 10/10 - hole at target."

Slight damage.

Landed 1156 hours.

Bombardier’s and Navigator’s heaters out; #1 and #2 engine has excessive magneto drop. Inspected and repaired.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

                     May 24, 1944 Pavlicek

Crew Status Report at 1700 hours.

Crew #3; 4th Squadron

Pavlicek, C. (P)                      OK

Verneuille, W. (CP)              OK

Graham, H. (N)                      OK

Glover, H. (B)                        OK

Crouch, J. (R)                        OK

Griffis, W. (E)                        OK

Oneschak, W (NG)               OK

Crawford, H. (TG)                 OK

Chapman, M. (BG)               OK

Hendricks, R. (G)                  OK

 

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94818 E/B 4BS Pavlicek Captain John Silver 

Took off at 0517 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Did not drop. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1044 hours.

Prop governor switch stuck. Inspected and repaired. #2 engine oil leak. Inspected and checked OK.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Graham (N)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Hendricks (G)

Norton (G) (from crew #11)

 

                     May 27, 1944 Pavlicek

Crew Status Report 1400 hours.

Pavlicek, C. (P) at Sick Quarters

 

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94766 L/F Pavlicek Crow's Nest (unused ground spare)

 

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0703 hours from Hardstand #9.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1110 hours from 23,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1252 hours.

#2 generator inoperative. Inspected & repaired.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-94869 D/J 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0804 hours.

Airborne spare – returned early.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

Landed 1053 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #11 June 6, 1944 42-94787 D/C

Crew loading list shows Pavlicek flying as CP on the Hollowell crew for this mission.

See Hollowell for mission details.

 

Mission #13 June 7, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek Set ‘em Up

Took off at 1653 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Jettisoned all bombs.

Slight to Major damage reported.

Landed 2253 hours at Greenham Common.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (G)

Crawford (G)

Oneschak (G)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94889 B/O 4BS Pavlicek Patches (a ground spare used by Pavlicek)

Took off at 0547 hours

Not on the formation chart so position is not known

Carried 24 250 lb GP bombs. Brought back all bombs to base due to 10/10 cloud coverage of target.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1026 hours

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94771 L/N 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0531 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0911 hours from 22,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1132 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 44-40441 D/N 4BS Pavlicek Floogie Boo (apparently not used)

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 41-29566 D/O 4BS Pavlicek War Eagle

Took off at 0322 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target from 23,000 feet, no time recorded.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 0928 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Bice (CP)

Graham (N)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 41-28820 L/L 4BS Pavlicek Four-Five Time (Airborne spare)

Took off at 1700 hours.

Flew as Airborne spare, but flew the mission, position unknown.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2022 hours from 18,300 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 2317 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0446 hours.

Was to fly position 2-2 in Lead Squadron, but probably shifted after Wright aborted from position 2-1.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0913 hours from 23,600 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1159 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-29566 D/O 4BS Pavlicek War Eagle

Took off at 1800 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Group C (4th)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2058 hours from 23,000 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 2159 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0439 hours.

Flew in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0817 hours from 22,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1010 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Block (BG) (from Crew #15)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #24 June 25, 1944 42-94818 E/B 4BS Pavlicek Captain John Silver 

Took off at 0430 hours.

Flew with the 34th BG Squadron, flying with two 493rd BG Squadrons.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0825 hours from 19,300 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1028 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Dozier (CP) (a write-in)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #27 June 28, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0410 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in Low Squadron (Lead and High Squadron were from the 486th BG)

Carried 24 250 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

Recalled at 0710 hours while 15 miles NW of La Havre.

No damage reported.

Landed 0832 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0523 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Landed 1212 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 1001 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Group B with target of Haute Cote.

Carried 18 250 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base due to 10/10 undercast and failure of GH equipment in the Lead plane.

No damage reported.

Landed 1525 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek (Airborne spare – flew the mission)

Took off at 0548 hours.

Flew as Airborne spare. Flew the mission.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0910 hours from 23,700 feet.

No damage reported

Landed 1009 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0457 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb GP bombs. Did not drop due to 10/10 cloud. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 0936 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Graham (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0638 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in High Squadron.

Carried a camera.

Carried 5 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1052 hours from 20,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1256 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0542 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0846 hours from 17,200 feet.

No battle damaged reported.

Landed 1112 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #39 July 20, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek  

Took off at 0730 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped 9 bombs on the Primary at 1113 hours from 22,800 feet. Jettisoned 1 bomb.

No damage reported.

Landed 1311 hours.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Pavlicek

Took off at 0608 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Weather prevented bombing. Brought all bombs back to base.

Landed 1156 hours.

#2 & #4 M.P. (maifold pressure) fluctuates. Inspected and repaired.

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Chapman (BG)

Crawford (TG)

Oneschak (NG)

Hendricks (G)

 

July 27, 1944       Last time listed as Crew #3, 4th Squadron

 

CREW #20; 4th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

                  (N)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94787 D/T Pavlicek (Airborne spare)

No crew loading list available.

 

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 41-28884 B/Y 4BS Pavlicek Problem Child

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Hendricks (G)

 

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Chapman (BG)

 

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Glover (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Chapman (BG)

Hendricks (G)

Baglio (Photographer)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94787 D/T 4BS Pavlicek (slight battle damage)

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuillie (CP)

Hartman (B) (a write-in)

Crouch (R)

Griffis  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Hendricks (G)

 

CREW #20; 4th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Pavlicek (P)

Verneuille (CP)

Graham (N)

Deering (B)

Crouch (R)

Griffis, W. W.  (E)

Oneschak (NG)

Crawford (TG)

Hendricks (G)

 

                       September 17, 1944 Pavlicek

Pavlicek crew listed On Pass.

 

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38257 L/T 391BS Pavlicek

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38386 E/K 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Pavlicek

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Pavlicek

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Pavlicek (Major damage)

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38386 E/K 391BS Pavlicek          Aborted #2 engine. Major damage. Jettisoned bombs.