SLEDGEHAMMER II

B-17G  43-9009

CREW  ROSTER

Medals              
Mission Pilot Co-Pilot Bombardier Navigator Flight Eng. Radioman Ball Gunner Port Waist Star. Waist Tail Gunner
1st Lt. 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. SSgt. Tech Sgt. Sgt. Sgt. Sgt. Sgt.
Miss. Flown 9 (14) 9 (14) 9 (14) 2 (4) 9 (14) 9 (14) 9 (14) 1 (2) 9 (14) 8 (12)
Bucharest Springfield, Rick Matthews, Dave LW Newman, Gary LW Gilmour, David Parsons, Alan Stewart, Al Rafferty, Gerry Browne, Jackson Hornsby, Bruce Fleetwood, Mick  LW & FB=3 days
Brasov Springfield Matthews Newman Gilmour Parsons Stewart Rafferty Browne Hornsby Hampton, Clifford
Montpellier Springfield Matthews Newman Gilmour Parsons Stewart Rafferty Browne Hornsby Fleetwood
Vienna Springfield Matthews Newman Gilmour Parsons Stewart Rafferty Browne LW Hornsby Fleetwood
Ploesti Springfield Matthews Newman Gilmour Parsons Stewart Rafferty Browne Hornsby Fleetwood
Mestre Springfield Matthews Newman Gilmour Parsons Stewart Rafferty Browne Hornsby Fleetwood
Budapest Springfield Matthews Newman Gilmour SW=Home Parsons Stewart Rafferty Browne Hornsby Fleetwood
Ploesti Springfield Matthews Newman Travis, Randy Parsons Stewart Rafferty Browne SW=Home Hornsby Fleetwood
Munich Springfield Matthews Newman Travis Parsons Stewart Rafferty Wonder, Stevie Hornsby Fleetwood

 

SPECIAL CREW ABILITIES: None

MISSION RECORD

Mission

Target City

Target Type

Bomb Run

Fw-190 Claimed/Dam

Me-109 Claimed/Dam

Me-110 Claimed/Dam

91

Bucharest, Romania

Marshalling Yards

20

2 3

2

1

0

2

92

Brasov, Romania

Oil Refinery

0

0 0

2

0

-

-

93

Montpellier, France

Marshalling Yards

60

- -

-

-

-

-

95

Vienna, Austria

Oil Storage

0

2 1

2

1

-

-

96

Ploesti, Romania

Oil Refinery

50

0 1

1

1

-

-

97

Mestre, Italy

Marshalling Yards

30

- -

-

-

-

-

98

Budapest, Hungary

Oil Refinery

Abort z-4

- -

0

1

-

-

99

Ploesti, Romania

Oil Refinery

30

0 1

1

1

-

-

100

Munich, Germany Aircraft Production

0

1 0

2

1

3

0

TOTALS

Avg: 23.8%

5

6

10

5

3

2

MISSION NOTES

Mission

Notes

91

New crew replacement from the USA. Returned with superficial damage to the nose, pilotsí and tail compartments, 2 light casualties and 1 light case of frostbite.  Temporary replacement: Sgt. Hampton.

92

Returned with #2 engine feathered, radio destroyed, superficial damage to the radio compartment and to the tail plane and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Bf-109 apiece by SSgt. Parsons and Sgt. Hampton

93

Returned without damage or casualties.

95

Returned with the starboard waist MG inoperable, superficial damage to both wings, to the tail plane, to the pilot's window and 1 light casualty.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 apiece by Lt. Newman and Sgt. Fleetwood and 1 Bf-109 apiece by SSgt. Parsons and Sgt. Hornsby.

96

Returned with damage to the bomb bay doors, minor superficial damage and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Me-109 by Sgt. Parsons.

97

Returned without damage or casualties.

98

Aborted mission (zone-4) and returned to base alone.  Safely landed with #3 engine feathered, superficial damage to the nose and radio compartments and 1 casualty.  Replacement: 2nd Lt. Travis.

99

Returned with starboard wing fuel tanks holed (self-sealed) damage to the starboard flaps, the waist compartment, and 1 casualty.  Claims: 1 Bf-109 by SSgt. Parsons. Replacement: Sgt. Wonder.

100

Returned with damage to the radio compartment, superficial damage to the fuselage and superficial flak damage to the bomb bay compartment, and no casualties.  Claims:  2 Bf-110s by Sgt. Rafferty, 1 Bf-109 and 1 Bf-110 by 2nd Lt. Gilmour, 1 Fw-190 by SSgt. Parsons and 1 Bf-109 by Sgt. Fleetwood

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