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Peede crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38338 B/M 18BS Peede

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Peede

Mission #93 November 26, 1944 43-38286 E/T 18BS Peede Flying Dutchmen

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-8283 B/G 18BS Peede

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38433 B/R 18BS Peede

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 44-8282 B/V 18BS Peede

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38326 B/U 391BS Peede      Aborted - #4 engine & loss of oil & fire

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede (serious battle damage)

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede             One man WIA. T/Sgt Sigmund J. Buganski 35389312 (G) lightly WIA and admitted to 65th General Hospital.

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38392 B/E 18BS Peede

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Peede            Apparently landed at Mardon Moor, needs tires. Ball gunner missing. He didnít

leave with the rest of the crew, couldnít find him.

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38373 B/J Peede                       (Scheduled but did not take off)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede           Leaflets only.

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Peede             Chaff      MIA. See below. Landed in Poland.

 

CREW #66; 18th Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Peede

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede    Leaflets only.

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38338 B/M 18BS Peede

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Peede

Mission #93 November 26, 1944 43-38286 E/T 18BS Peede Flying Dutchmen††††††††

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-8283 B/G 18BS Peede

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38433 B/R 18BS Peede

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 44-8282 B/V 18BS Peede

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38326 B/U 391BS Peede      Aborted - #4 engine & loss of oil & fire

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede (serious battle damage)

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede             One man WIA. T/Sgt Sigmund J. Buganski 35389312 (G) lightly WIA and admitted to 65th General Hospital.

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38392 B/E 18BS Peede

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38409 B/B 18BS Peede            Apparently landed at Mardon Moor, needs tires. Ball gunner missing. He didnít

leave with the rest of the crew, couldnít find him.

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38373 B/J Peede                       (Scheduled but did not take off)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede           Leaflets only.

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38403 E/Z 7BS Peede             Chaff      MIA. See below. Landed in Poland.

 

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 B-17G 43-38403 E/Z Battle damaged at Berlin and crash-landed behind Russian lines at Lodz, Poland. With 7BS. Pilot: Peede. Missing Air Crew Report # 12768. Plane salvaged 1Mar45. Crew finally returned to Mendlesham a month later on March 26, 1945 and Returned to Duty.

RTD PEEDE FLOYD A JR (P)                            1 LT        18            O-820906                                                29

RTD EASTERLING THOMAS R JR (CP)         1 LT        18            O-825603                                                27

RTD EDELSTEIN FRED (N)                               2 LT        18            O-2064187                                              23

RTD KRATZ LAWRENCE T JR (Tog)            SGT        18            13178823                                                20

RTD NERRIE JAMES H (E)                                T/SGT    18            32185883                                                27

RTD BROWN ROBERT G JR (R)                       T/SGT    18            14100043                                                27

RTD CHEZEM KENNETH A (BT)                    S/SGT     18            16031611                                                28

RTD HARRISON ROBERT T (WG)                  S/SGT     18            35551823                                                28

RTD SPRACKLEN THEODORE J (TG)            SGT        18            39467376                                                10

 

CREW #66; 18th Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

 

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Peede

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede    Leaflets only.

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #162 April 10, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #164 April 14, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Peede