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Weeks crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #83; 18th Squadron (as of May 5, 1945)

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Weeks

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Weeks

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 44-8321 B/F Weeks

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #83; 18th Squadron (as of May 5, 1945)

Weeks (P)

Caito (CP)

Richardson (N)

Rathjen (Tog)

Smith (R)

Cispak (E)

Davis, Walter (TG)

(BG)

(WG)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Weeks

Took off 0857 hours from hardstand #17.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1015 hours from 300 feet.

Landed 1157 hours.

Weeks (P)

Caito (CP)

Richardson (N)

Rathjen (Tog)

Smith (R)

Cispak (E)

Breedlove (X)

Seaton (X)

 

May 6, 1945 …..198 Weeks (Camera Gunnery training flight)

 

Mission #176 May 7, 1945 44-8321 B/F 18BS Weeks

Took off 1257 hours from hardstand #13.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations (213 sacks) at 1408 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1516 hours.

Weeks (P)

Caito (CP)

Richardson (N)

Rathjen (Tog)

Smith (R)

Cispak (E)

Seaton (X)

Bedun (X)

Duley (X)

 

Mission #177 May 15, 1945 44-8321 B/F Weeks

Took off 0603 hours.

Landed at Horsching AF and picked up 30 French former POWs.

Discharged 30 French former POWs at Chartres (A-40)

Landed 1747 hours.

No crew loading lists.

“All okay.”

 

44-83404 Unknown name. The last B-17 assigned to the 34th BG.

B-17G-80-DL

June 28, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Weeks crew #53-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p. 1562.

Weeks, Wayne N.                                2Lt          O-786671                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Caito, Anthony M.                              2Lt          O-863523                Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Richardson, Henry R.                          2Lt          O-2077423              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Smith, Hubert R.                                   Sgt          17058514                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Cispak, Edward H.                                Sgt          42141267                Eng                         748

Rathjon, Edward J.                               Sgt          12191749                Gunner                   612

Davis, Walter E.                                   Sgt          11141529                Gunner                   611

Foose, Alphonse M. II                        Sgt          35220628                Gunner                   612

Konte, Alfred J.                                    Sgt          15096718                Gunner                   612

Franklin, Floyd L.                                 M/Sgt     39381432                Crew Chief             750

Jennings, John J.                                  S/Sgt      36343291                Passenger              826

Marble, Donald F.                                1Lt          O-2045174              Passenger              2554

McMillion, Harry M.                           1Lt          O-1553140              Passenger              4532 ORD

Behnken, Anton                                   Pvt          35133876                Passenger              911

Richard, Robert S.                                S/Sgt      36456504                Passenger              938

Gale, James C. Jr.                                  Sgt          38144426                Passenger              748

Hills, Raymond E.                                 Sgt          31052757                Passenger              612

Fanguy, Floyd J.                                  Sgt          18152675                Passenger              612

Parkinson, Frank W. Jr.                       Sgt          19195397                Passenger              611

Smith, Russell E.                                   T/Sgt      16042301                Passenger              750