B-17G  43-8947

CREW  ROSTER

Medals                    
Confirmed Kills                  
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 1 3 (4) 5 (6) 5 (6) 3 (4) 4 (5) 17 (18) 21 (22) 9 (10) 1
Mestre Beall, Walt Rose, Charles Havens, Will Shipley, Roger Hale, James Starkey, Ray Bird, William Durst, Cedric Levine, Walt Walowicz, Morris
Munich Beall DOW Rose LW Havens Shipley Hale Starkey Bird Durst Levine Walowicz KIA
Gyor Whitehouse, Lawrence Rose Havens Shipley Hale Starkey Bird Durst Levine Harrison, Clyde

 

SPECIAL CREW ABILITIES:

Lucky Charms available: Bird & Durst

Lucky charmed earned after Munich Mission: Durst (#2)

MISSION RECORD

Mission

Target City

Target Type

Bomb Run

Fw-190 Claimed/Dam

Me-109 Claimed/Dam

Me-110 Claimed/Dam

81

Mestre, Italy Marshalling Yards

40

0

1

1

0

-

-

82

Munich, Germany Aircraft Components Factory

0

0

1

1

0

-

-

90

Gyor, Hungary Aircraft Factory

30

2

2

-

-

0

1

TOTALS

Avg.: 23.3%

2

4

1

0

0

1

MISSION NOTES

Mission

Notes

81

New replacement aircraft with an assigned mixed crew.  Returned with starboard wing brakes, tail compartment heating system, tail turret guns inoperable, structural damage to the port wing root (1 hit), superficial damage (1 hit each) to the bomb bay, radio and tail compartments (70 Damage points per Peckham's damage chart) and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Me-109 by Sgt. Bird (claim was later confirmed by S-2).

82

Dropped out-of-formation (zone-5) and returned to base alone.  Landed with port wing fuel tank holed, fire damage to the port wing, control cables severed, port flaps inoperable, radio destroyed, numerous superficial damage (10) throughout the aircraft (estimated 187 Peckham damage points) and 3 casualties.  Claims: 2 Me-109s & 1 Fw-190 by SSgt. Hale.

90

Group Spare.  Took place of Double Trouble, Low Squadron, 2nd Flight, Left aircraft (Tail-End Charlie). Returned with damage to the tail compartment oxygen system, damage to the rudder, structural damage to the starboard wing root, superficial damage to both wings (1 hit each), to the fuselage (2 hits), radio room (1 hit) and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 apiece by SSgt. Hale and Sgt. Harrison.

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