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Schell crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #48; 7th Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Schell

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38416 E/C 7BS Schell

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38334 E/D 7BS Schell

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Schell

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-38789 L/F 7BS Schell

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38991 E/Z Sweet Seventeen (scheduled for Schell but replaced)

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Schell    Aborted - #2 engine out, returned with bombs.

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #48; 7th Squadron (as of March 2, 1945)

Schell (P)

Martin. J. (CP)

Gulli (N)

Rice (Tog)

Kuptz (R)

Black (E)

Thomson (BG)

Kolvick (WG)

Nelson (TG)

 

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38391 E/J  7BS Schell

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38416 E/C 7BS Schell

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38334 E/D 7BS Schell

Mission #143 March 15, 1945 43-39179 E/A 7BS Schell

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-38789 L/F 7BS Schell

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #148 March 21, 1945 43-38991 E/Z Sweet Seventeen (scheduled for Schell but replaced)

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #150 March 23, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Schell    Aborted - #2 engine out, returned with bombs.

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Schell Flying Dutchmen

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #159 April 7, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

Mission #160 April 8, 1945 43-38991 E/Z 7BS Schell Sweet Seventeen

 

42-30451 V Mail Gets There Fastest (listed incorrectly as 42-30431)

B-17F-105-BO

(This plane served earlier with the 306th BG. Later used by the 34th BG as a hack aircraft)

Flown to the US by the Schell crew #37-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1526.

Schell, Harold N.                                  1Lt          O-777069                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Martin, James F.                                   1Lt          O-778522                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Gulli, Frank J.                                        1Lt          O-2072707              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Kuptz, Louis U.                                    T/Sgt      36808534                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Black, William B.                                  T/Sgt      34732317                Engr                        748

Fox, Robert B.                                       S/Sgt      35895039                Gunner                   612

Thomson, Jack R.                                 S/Sgt      39713590                Gunner                   612

Kolvick, Robert J.                                 S/Sgt      33875615                Gunner                   612

Nelson, Maurice M.                             S/Sgt      39116425                Gunner                   612

Beckham, Jennings B.                         M/Sgt     17013485                Crew Chief             750

Bruck, Allen H.                                     Major     O-404084                Passenger              1091          B-17 Pilot

Dilworth, Robert W.                            S/Sgt      36182359                Passenger              405          Clerk-Typist

Griffin, Clifford                                      Pfc          39308218                Passenger              901

Canino, Joseph L.                                Sgt          32468262                Passenger              405          Clerk-Typist

Keane, John J.                                      Sgt          32507677                Passenger              747

Riedel, William                                      Pfc          32920623                Passenger              747

Wagner, Norman E.                             T/Sgt      35410241                Passenger              687

Nauman, Charles J.                              S/Sgt      17074578                Passenger              685

Lipsky, Dorah                                       S/Sgt      32183201                Passenger              750

Sherman, Morris                                   Cpl          39280379                Passenger              747