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Terry crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #24; 7th Squadron

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94799 E/J 7BS Terry The Paper Doll

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94845 E/A 7BS Terry Miz-Pah (incorrectly listed as 4345) (Deputy Lead)

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94845 E/A 7BS Terry Miz-Pah         Slight damage.

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-94919 E/R 7BS Terry

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94757 B/Q 7BS Terry The Dugan Wagon

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94757 B/Q 7BS Terry The Dugan Wagon

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry (deputy lead) Betta Duck

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck (deputy lead)

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck (incorrectly listed as E/C)

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 44-40454 E/G Terry Betta Duck

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 44-40420 D/Q 7BS Terry

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 41-29557 E/L 7BS Terry Shadrach(#2) (Aborted mechanical)

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94879 B/D 7BS Terry Collapsible Susie

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 44-40421 B/C 7BS Terry

 

CREW #34; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 44-40454 E/F 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94845 E/N 7BS Terry Miz-Pah

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40267 B/A Terry

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40049 D/I 7BS Terry

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 41-29557 E/L 7BS Terry Shadrach (#2) (Lost MIA)

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #24; 7th Squadron

TERRY JOHN P (P) (1024) (P) (1024)                 1 LT        7              O-792177

HALGREN KENNETH W (CP) (1024)               2 LT        7              O-816208

ADAMS BLUFORD L (N) (1034)                      2 LT        7              O-702879

LAMBERT HENRY K (B) (1035)                       2 LT        7              O-695504

SCHILDMAN WILLIAM W (AEG) (748)        S/SGT     7              16076366

ZAKAIB LOUIS A (ROG) (757)                         S/SGT     7              35648360

JENKINS RICHARD F (AG) (612)                     SGT        7              34648448

FRISCHMUTH OTTO F JR (BG) (611)             S/SGT     7              18199528

TYMCZYSZYN EDMOND J (BG) (611)           SGT        7              12207455

 

May 2, 1944 Special Order #89, par. 4 & 5

2 Lt (1035) George J Ritchie, O-697760, is relieved from Crew #22, Holmes , and assigned to Crew #24, Terry.

2 Lt (1035) Henry K Lambert, O-695504, is relieved from Crew #24, Terry, and assigned to Crew #22, Holmes.

 

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 42-94799 E/J 7BS Terry The Paper Doll

Took off at 0456 hours from Hardstand #1.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Returned all bombs to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1043 hours.

Terry, J. P. (P)

Tavasti, R. A. (Command Pilot)

Halgren,, K. W.  (CP)

Adams, B. L. (N)

Stampon, P. J. (N) Lt. (7th Squadron Navigation Officer)

Ritchie, G. J. (B)

Zakaib, L. A. (R)

Schildman, W. V. (E)

Walker, J. J. (TG)

Jenkins, R. F. (BG)

Tymczyszyn, E. J. (G)

 

May 24, 1944 Terry

Crew Status Report 1800 hours.

Crew #24, 7th Squadron

Terry, J. P. (P) 1 Lt OK

Halgren,, K. W.  (CP) 2 Lt OK

Adams, B. L. (N) 2 Lt OK

Ritchie, G. J. (B) 2 Lt OK

Zakaib, L. A. (R) S/Sgt OK

Schildman, W. W. (E) T/Sgt OK

Tymczyszyn, E. J. (NG) Sgt OK

Walker, J. J. (TG) Sgt OK

Jenkins, R. F. (BG) S/Sgt OK

Frishmuth (G) S/Sgt OK

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94845 E/A 7BS Terry Miz-Pah (incorrectly listed as 4345)

Took off at 0845 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb M47-A bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1557 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (N2 & NT) (7th Squadron Navigator)

Ritchie (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E & LW)

Walker (TG)

Jenkins (BG)

Frischmuth (TT)

 

May 28, 1944 42-94851 Terry Big Dealer

Took off at 1409 hours.

No landing time shown. (Could this be when it left?)

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94845 E/A 7BS Terry Miz-Pah

Took off at 0732 hours from Hardstand #7.

Flew as Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Landed 1655 hours.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1236 hours from 22,000 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Extensive flak damage: to nose heater, fuselage right side, right wing, vertical stabilizer, tirm tab, left wing flap.

To Sub-depot for repairs.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (PN) (7th Squadron Navigator)

Ritchie (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E & LW)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Jenkins (BG)

Frischmuth (TT)

 

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-94919 E/R 7BS Terry

Took off at 0755 hours.

Flew Lead of 7th Squadron.

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

The mission was Recalled.

Landed 1255 hours.

#1 Booster pump out; #1 engine, internal failure. Inspected and repaired.

Terry (P)

Eaton (Command Pilot) Maj.

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (PN) (7th Squadron Navigator)

Ritchie (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E & LW)

Jenkins (G)

Frischmuth (G)

Walker (G)

 

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94757 B/Q 7BS Terry The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 0229 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in 2nd Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1039 hours.

Terry, J. P. (P) 1 Lt

Halgren, K. W. (CP) 2 Lt

Adams, B. L. (N) 2 Lt

Stampon (N) 1 Lt

Ritchie, G. J. (B) 2 Lt

Schildman, W. W. (E) T/Sgt

Zakaib, L. A. (R) S/Sgt

Tymczyszyn, E. J. (G) Sgt

Frischmuth, O. A. (G) S/Sgt

Walker, J. J. (G) Sgt

 

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94757 B/Q 7BS Terry The Dugan Wagon (#1)

Took off at 1705 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary but no time or altitude report. Hit short of MPI. 2 maybe hit Railroad Yard.

No damage report.

Landed 2335 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Richey (Command Pilot)

Adams (N)

Stampon (N2) (from Staff)

Ritchie (B)

Schlidman (E)

Zaikab (R)

Tymczyszyn (G)

Frishmuth (G)

Walker (G)

 

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Took off at 0505 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2, in Lead Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb bombs. Dropped 22 bombs on the Primary at 0909 hours from 22,000 feet. Dropped 2 bombs on a Target of opportunity.

No damage reported.

Landed 1107 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Brophy (Command Pilot)

Adams (N)

Stampon (PN)

Kinney (B)

Zekaib (R)

Schlineman (E)

Jenkins (G)

Walker (G)

Frischmuth (G)

 

June 14, 1944 44-40454 E/G Terry

Took off at 1744 hours for the Otmoor range.

Landed 1945 hours.

 

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry (deputy lead) Betta Duck

Took off at 0502 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0914 hours from 22,340 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1142 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (PN)

Kinney (B)

Zekaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (G)

Walker (G)

Tymczyszyn (G)

 

June 22, 1944 44-40454 E/G Terry Betta Duck

Took off at 1443 hours on a Photo Mission.

Landed 1634 hours.

 

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Took off at 1602 hours.

Flew in Low Squadron (493BG supplied Lead and High Squadrons.)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2011 hours from 19,700 feet. Made three runs.

No damage reported.

Landed 2232 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (PN)

Kinney (B)

Zekaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Took off at 0515 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Landed 1223 hours.

Navigator's mike switch out. Inspected and repaired.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (PN)

Crook (B) (a write-in)

Zekaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck (deputy lead)

Took off at 0532 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0911 hours from 25,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1029 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (N2)

Kinney (B)

Zekaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck (incorrectly listed as E/C)

Took off at 0416 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped 4 bombs at the IP and 16 bombs on the Primary at 0801/20 hours from 23,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 0909 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (N2)

Parker (B) (a write-in)

Zekaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 44-40454 E/G Terry Betta Duck

Took off at 1010 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron, C Group.

Landed 1337 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Stampon (N2)

Parker (B) (a write-in)

Zekaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 44-40420 D/Q 7BS Terry

Took off at 1638 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried a K-21 camera.

Carried 20 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2017 hours from 20,800 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 2206 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Kinney (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

July 17, 1944 44-40482 B/M Terry

Took off at 1920 hours on a test hop.

Landed 1953 hours.

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40454 E/G 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Took off at 0526 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0837 hours from 17,600 feet.

No battle damaged reported.

Landed 1027 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Kinney (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 41-29557 E/L 7BS Terry Shadrach (#2)

Took off at 0558 hours.

Was to fly position 2-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP lb bombs. Jettisoned all bombs.

Aborted - mechanical.

Moderate flak damage.

Landed 0905 hours at Woodbridge with #3 & #4 engines feathered.

#3 and #4 engines failed in flight. Landed at Woodridge. Inspected and engines being replaced.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Kinney (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94879 B/D 7BS Terry Collapsible Susie

Took off at 0648 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Jettisoned all bombs 15 miles South of Strasbourg.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Landed 1157 hours.

Right tire flat on langing. Low M.P. (manifold pressure) #3 supercharger. Inspected and repaired.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Kinney (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 44-40421 B/C 7BS Terry

Took off at 0533 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0827 hours from 21,000 feet.

Slight battle damage reported. One crewmember wounded in action but no indication of who it was.

Carried a camera.

Landed 0931 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams (N)

Kinney (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Jenkins (BG)

Walker (TG)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Hess (G) (a write-in)

 

CREW #34; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams, B. L. (N)

Kinney (B)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Walker (TG)

Jenkins (BG)

Hess (G)

 

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 44-40454 E/F 7BS Terry Betta Duck

Took off at 0523 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb IB bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No flak damage reported.

Landed 0929 hours.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams, B. L. (N)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Walker (TG)

Jenkins (BG)

Hess (G)

 

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94845 E/N 7BS Terry Miz-Pah

Took off at 0922 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in High-High Squadron.

Carried 12 250 lb delayed fuse bombs (5 12 hr., 5 24 hr., 2 72 hr. delay). Dropped on Primary at 1311 hours from 23,800 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1536 hours.

#3 turbo oscillates. Inspected and repaired.

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams, B. L. (N)

Nash (B) (from Crew #47)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Walker (TG)

Jenkins (BG)

Hess (G)

 

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40267 B/A Terry

 

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 44-40049 D/I 7BS Terry

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams, B. L. (N)

Geoghegan (B) (a write-in)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Walker (TG)

Jenkins (BG)

 

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 41-29557 E/L 7BS Terry Shadrach (#2) (Lost MIA)

Terry (P)

Halgren (CP)

Adams, B. L. (N)

Geoghegan (B) (a write-in)

Zakaib (R)

Schildman (E)

Tymczyszyn (NG)

Jenkins (BG)

Hess (G)

 

B-24H 41-29557 E/L Shadrach Missing in Action Flak believed near Vagdeburg. Crashed at Wesermunde.

With 7BS. Pilot: Terry. Missing Air Crew Report # 7697. 1 Killed in Action, 8 or 9 Prisoner of War.

POW TERRY JOHN P (P)                                   1 LT            7          O-792177        TRENTON NJ                               20

POW HALGREN KENNETH W (CP)                2 LT            7          O-816298        PERTER IN                                    21

POW ADAMS BLUFORD L (N)                       2 LT            7          O-702879        NEW YORK NY                           21

POW GREOGHEGAN EDGAR D (B)                F/O             7          T-001539        SEATTLE WA                             19

POW SCHILDMAN WILLIAM W (E/TT)      T/SGT        7          16076366        JACKSONVILLE IL                     21

KIA ZAKAIB LOUIS A (R)                               T/SGT        7          35648360        CHARLESTON WV                     21

POW JENKINS RICHARD F (BT)                     S/SGT         7          34648448        CHARLESTON SC                       19

POW HESS JULIAN F (WG)                              S/SGT         7          15320781        ST MARYS WV                           11

POW TYMCZYSZYN EDWARD J (NG)          S/SGT         7          12207455        BUFFALO NY                              19

 

NOTE: No tail gunner is listed on the loading list. Walter Sturdivans book, The Red Tailed Devils From Mendlesham, appears to indicate that Henry Lambert, a bombardier, was on this plane and taken Prisoner of War, but he does not appear on the Missing Air Crew Report nor on the crew loading list.

 

ZAKAIB LOUIS A is buried at the Netherlands American Cemetery, P-5-8.