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Ratcliff crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #70; 18th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38433 B/R 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38268 B/N 4BS Ratcliff

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff              Major damage.

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8283 B/G 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8283 B/G 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38433 B/R 18BS Ratcliff        Landed in Belgium

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff          Aborted mechanical.

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff                         

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38953 B/D Ratcliff                    (Scheduled but did not take off)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Ratcliff

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

CREW #70; 18th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Ratcliff (P)

Wilson (CP)

Kerr (N)

Chorey (B)

Bergold (R)

Krueger (E)

Gardner, L. L. (BG)

Jansky (TG)

Mingl (WG)

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Took off from Hardstand #15 at 0608 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in 34 A Group.

Carried 30 260F bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1010 hours from 21,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1125 hours.

Ratcliff (P)

Wilson (CP)

Kerr (N)

Chorey (B)

Bergold (R)

Krueger (E)

Gardner, L. L. (BG)

Jansky (TG)

Mingl (WG)

 

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38433 B/R 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38268 B/N 4BS Ratcliff

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff              Major damage.

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38268 B/N 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-8283 B/G 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8283 B/G 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Ratcliff

 

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Ratcliff

Took off at 0816 hours.

Landed 1542 hours.

 

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38433 B/R 18BS Ratcliff        Landed in Belgium

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff          Aborted mechanical.

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 44-8321 B/F 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff                         

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #117 January 28, 1945 43-38953 B/D Ratcliff                    (Scheduled but did not take off)

Mission #118 January 29, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Ratcliff