JOLLIE ROGER

B-17G  43-8885

                                                                         

CREW  ROSTER

Medals x4 x4 x4
Confirmed Kills              
Mission Pilot Co-Pilot Bombardier Navigator Flight Eng. Radioman Ball Gunner Port Waist Star. Waist Tail Gunner
Captain 1st Lt. 1st Lt. 1st Lt. MSgt. Tech Sgt. SSgt. Sgt. SSgt. SSgt.
Miss Flown 28 (37) 30 (41) 28 (38) 33 (44) 37 (50) 27 (36) 28 (36) 15 (22) 28 (37) 28 (37)
Home State Gypsum, CO Minot, ND Fargo, ND Trees, LA Altoona, PA Superior, WI Scipio, IN French, NM Vallejo, CA Rusk, TX
Wiener-Neustadt Dodge, Jeff Smith, Raul Olsen, Lars Finch, Neil Holmes, Oliver Locke, Bob Fitzgerald, Maurice Ketchum, Dean Bauer, James Havens, Douglas
Piombino Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Ferrera Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Rimini Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Avezzano Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Wiener-Neustadt Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
St. Etienne Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Avignon Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Wollersdorf Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens LW
Zagreb Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Ploesti Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum LW Bauer Havens
Antheor Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Vado Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Belgrade Dodge Smith Olsen LW=2 days Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens
Leghorn Dodge Smith Havens, Will Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens, D
Pola Dodge Smith Havens, W Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Ketchum Bauer Havens, D
Munich Dodge 2 LW= 4days Smith 2 LW=6 days Olsen LW= 3 days Finch LW=1 day Holmes  LW=3 days Locke 2 LW=6 days Fitzgerald Ketchum KIA Bauer Havens, D LW=1 day
Budapest Dodge Rose Havens, W Finch Holmes Starkey, Ray Fitzgerald Brier, Dana Bauer Havens, D
Vienna Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Brier LW Bauer Havens, D
Ploesti Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Hale, James Locke Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D LW=1 day
Sete Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D
Vienna Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D
Budapest Dodge Smith Olsen Raymond, Claude Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D
Gyor Dodge Smith Havens, W Raymond Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D
Bucharest Dodge Smith Havens, W Raymond Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D
Brasov Smith Rice, Tom Havens, W Finch Holmes Locke Adamson, Michael Brier Roe, Elwin Kingsley, Morgan
Verona Smith Rice Havens, W Finch Holmes Mays, Tom Adamson Brier Roe Kingsley
Vienna Smith Rice Havens, W LW Finch Holmes Mays Adamson Brier Roe Kingsley
Ploesti Smith Rice Havens, W Finch Holmes Mays Adamson Brier Roe Kingsley
Budapest Dodge Rice Olsen Finch Holmes Locke Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D
Ploesti Dodge Smith Olsen Finch LW Holmes Locke            2 LW=5 days Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D LW
Munich Dodge Smith Olsen Finch Holmes Mays Fitzgerald Brier Bauer Havens, D

 

SPECIAL CREW ABILITIES:

1st Lt. Dodge has a +1 DRM to Landing Charts G-9 & G-10.

2nd Lt. Smith has a +1 DRM to Landing Charts G-9 & G-10.

SSgt. Holmes may make an emergency landing with a a landing modifier of -9 on Landing Charts G-9 & G-10.

2nd Lt. Smith has the medical school skill.

2nd Lt. Olsen has a +1 DRM to Bomb Run Chart O-6.

TSgt. Locke applies a +1 DRM modifier to a ditching attempt (G-10) provided the radio is operational.

Lucky Charm earned on Rimini mission: Holmes

Lucky Charm earned on Wiener-Neustadt mission: Finch (used mission 72)

Lucky Charm earned on St. Etienne mission: Olsen

Lucky Charm earned on Avignon mission: Ketchum (used mission 74)

Lucky Charm earned on Zagreb mission: Dodge, Smith, Locke (used mission 80), Fitzgerald, Bauer (used mission 84) & Havens

Lucky Charm earned on Belgrade mission: Holmes (#2)

Lucky Charm earned on Pola mission: Finch (#2 - used mission 99)

Lucky Charm earned on Munich mission: Olsen (#2)

Lucky Charm earned on Ploesti mission: Dodge (#2), Fitzgerald (#2), Bauer (#2), Havens, D (#2)

Lucky Charm earned on Sete mission: Smith  (#2) & Locke (#2)

Lucky Charm earned on Bucharest mission: Holmes (#3)

Lucky Charm earned on Vienna mission: Brier (#3)

Lucky Charm earned on Ploesti mission: Finch (#3)

Lucky Charm earned on Munich mission: Smith (#2)

 

CREW HISTORY:

2nd Lt. Olsen flew on Toulon, Milan & Ploesti missions with Newsom crew on Lucky 13.

2nd Lt. Finch flew on Belgrade, Toulon, Milan & Ploesti missions with Newsom crew on Lucky 13.

SSgt. Holmes flew on Belgrade, Wiener-Neustadt, Ploesti, Toulon, Milan & Ploesti missions with Newsom crew on Lucky 13.

Sgt. Ketchum flew on Wiener-Neustadt & Ploesti missions with Newsom crew on Lucky 13.

MISSION RECORD

Mission

Target City

Target Type

Bomb Run

Fw-190 Claimed/Dam

Me-109 Claimed/Dam

Me-110 Claimed/Dam

63

Wiener-Neustadt, Austria

Aircraft Factory

30

0

0

2

1

1

2

64

Piombino, Italy

Marshalling Yard

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

66

Ferrera, Italy

Marshalling Yard

40

-

-

-

-

-

-

67

Rimini, Italy

Marshalling Yard

40

-

-

-

-

-

-

68

Avezzano, Italy

Marshalling Yard

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

69

Wiener-Neustadt, Austria

Aircraft Factory

30

0

1

-

-

-

-

70

St. Etienne, France

Marshalling Yard

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

71

Avignon, France

Marshalling Yard

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

72

Wollersdorf, Austria

Airfield

0

0

0

0

4

2

0

73

Zagreb, Yugoslavia

Marshalling Yard

95

1

0

1

0

-

-

74

Ploesti, Romani

Oil Refinery

30

0

0

2

2

0

1

75

Antheor, France

Marshalling Yard

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

76

Vado, Italy

Rail Bridge

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

77

Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Marshalling Yard

30

0

0

-

-

-

-

78

Leghorn, Italy Dock Yards

20

-

-

-

-

-

-

79

Pola, Italy Sub Pens

0

2

3

1

0

-

-

80

Munich, Germany Air Depot

Abort z-5

1

3

1

0

-

-

83

Budapest, Hungary Oil Refinery

40

3

3

2

0

-

-

84

Vienna, Austria Oil Refinery

40

0

2

3

1

-

-

86

Ploesti, Romania Oil Refinery

30

3 4 1 2 1 0

87

Sete, France Port Facilities

20

-

-

-

-

-

-

88

Vienna, Austria Oil Refinery

5

0

2

1

2

1

1

89

Budapest, Hungary Marshalling Yards

0

0

4

3

2

-

-

90

Gyor, Hungary Aircraft Factory

20

0

0

3

1

2

1

91

Bucharest, Romania Marshalling Yards

0

1

1

1

1

-

-

92

Brasov, Romania Oil Refinery

0

2

2

4

0

0

1

94

Verona, Italy

Marshalling Yard

40

-

-

-

-

-

-

95

Vienna, Austria Oil Storage

20

-

-

-

-

-

-

96

Ploesti, Romania Oil Refinery

5

0

1

1

2

-

-

98

Budapest, Hungary Oil Refinery

30

1

0

1

1

0

0

99

Ploesti, Romania Oil Refinery

20

1

5

1

0

1

1

100

Munich, Germany Air Industry

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

TOTALS

Avg.: 24.7%

16

32

28

19

8

8

MISSION NOTES

Mission

Notes

63

New replacement aircraft & crew members.  Returned with structural damage to the port wing root, superficial damage to the port wing, to engine #2, to the pilots', radio and tail compartments and no casualties [Estimated 70 damage points].   Claims: 1 Me-109 apiece by SSgt. Holmes & Sgt. Fitzgerald, 1 Me-110 by Sgt. Fitzgerald.

64

Returned without damage or casualties.

66

Returned without damage or casualties.

67

Returned without damage or casualties.

68

Returned without damage or casualties.

69

Returned with damage to the port wing root, superficial damage to the port wing and no casualties.

70

Returned without damage or casualties.

71

Returned without damage or casualties.

72

Returned with the bomb release mechanism damaged, the starboard cheek MG frozen and damaged, superficial damage to both wings, to the nose and waist compartments (67 damage points) and 1 light casualty.  Claims: 1 Me-110 each by Sgts. Havens and Fitzgerald.

73

Returned without damage or casualties.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 by SSgt. Holmes and 1 Me-109 by Sgts. Havens.

74

Returned with tail guns and navigation equipment knocked out, damage to the tail wheel, structural damage to both port and starboard tail plane roots, 4 superficial fuselage holes (Estimate 142 damage points), and 1 casualty.  Claims: 1 Me-109 each by 1st Lt. Finch (Lt. Finch's claim was later confirmed by S-2) and Sgt. Bauer.

75

Returned without damage or casualties.

76

Returned without damage or casualties.

77

Returned with minor structural damage to the starboard wing root (1 hit) and superficial damage to the fuselage (1 hit - 32 damage points) and 1 casualty.

78

Returned without damage or casualties.

79

Returned with superficial damage to the port wing (1 hit - 5 damage pts per Perkham’s damage chart) to the port wing and no casualties.

Claims: 2 Me-109s & 1 Fw-190 by SSgt. Holmes (1 Me-109 claim was later confirmed by S-2).

80

Lt. Olsen rejoins crew.  Did not bomb target.  Aborted mission (zone-5) due to fuel leak.  Returned alone to base with holed outboard port wing fuel tank, port aileron inoperable, structural damage to the starboard wing root, port tail plane, the rudder, superficial damage to all the sections of the aircraft (estimated 265 damage pts per Perkham’s damage chart) and 8 casualties.  Claims: 1 FW-190 by TSgt. Locke and 1 ME-109 by Sgt. Havens.  Replacement: Sgt. Brier.

83

Returned with ball turret inoperable, damage to the control cables and radio room oxygen system, port inboard tank holed, structural damage the port tail plane root, superficial damage to the bomb bay section (105 Peckham damage points) and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 and 1 Me-109 by SSgt. Holmes, 1 Fw-190 apiece by TSgt. Starkey & Sgt. Brier, 1 Me-109 by Lt. Havens.

84

Lts. Smith & Olsen and TSgt. Locke rejoins crew. Returned with damage to the rudder (1 hit), superficial damage to Engine #1, to the fuselage, waist and tail compartments (57 Peckham Damage Points) and 1 light casualty.  Claims: 1 Me-109 apiece by 1st Lt. Olsen, SSgt. Holmes and Sgt. Havens.  Temporary replacement: SSgt. Hale.

86

Returned with port main landing gear and the starboard wing flaps inoperable, a destroyed radio, the port wing outboard fuel tank holed (self-sealed), damage to the tail oxygen system, superficial hits to both wings, the port ailerons, the starboard flaps, the fuselage, the waist compartment (92 Peckham Damage Points) and 1 light casualty.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 & 1 Me-109 by Lt. Olsen; 1 Fw-190 & 1 Me-110 by Fitzgerald; and 1 Fw-190 by Sgt. Havens.  MSgt. Holmes rejoins crew.

87

MSgt. Holmes rejoins crew.  Returned without damage or casualties.

88

Returned with superficial damage to the tail plane, to the nose and tail compartments and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Me-109 by 1st Lt. Olsen and 1 Me-110 by MSgt. Holmes casualties. Temporary replacement: 2nd Lt. Raymond.

89

Fell out-of-formation after bomb run (zone-6) due lost of 2 engines.  Returned home alone with Engines #1 & #2 feathered, bomb controls and tail turret inoperable, damage to the tail compartment oxygen & heating systems, damage to the rudder, superficial damage to both wings, starboard flaps, tailplane, the fuselage, nose, radio and tail compartments (150 Peckham Damage Points), and no casualty.  Claims: 2 ME-109 by Sgt. Holmes and 1 Me-109 by Lt. Olsen.  Temporary replacement: 2nd Lt. W. Havens.

90

Returned without damage or casualties.  Claims: 1 Me-109 & Me-110 by 2nd Lt. W. Havens, 1 Me-110 by Sgt. D. Havens, and 1 Me-109 apiece by MSgt. Holmes and Sgt. Bauer.

91

Returned with intercom inoperable, navigation control inoperable, damage to the bomb bay doors and top turret oxygen system, superficial damage to the waist and tail compartments (50 Peckham Damage Points) and no casualties. Claims: 1 Me-109 by 2nd Lt. W. Havens & 1 Fw-190 by MSgt. Holmes. Temporary replacements: 2nd Lt. Rice, Sgts. Adamson, Roe & Kingsley.

92

1st Lt. Finch rejoins crew. Returned with superficial damage to the port wing and no casualties.  Claims: 2 Me109s & 1 Fw-190 by 1st Lt. W. Havens; 2 Me-109s by MSgt. Holmes; 1 Fw-190 by 1st Lt. Finch.  Temporary replacements: TSgt. Mays.

94

Returned without damage or casualties.

95

Returned with radio & port elevator inoperable, tail wheel damaged, structural damage to port wing root, superficial damage to the port ailerons, to nose, bomb bay and waist compartments (132 damage points) and 1 light casualty.

96

Returned with #4 engine feathered, superficial damage to the fuselage (2), to the starboard wing (1), to the waist compartment (1 - 45 damage points), and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Me-109 by SSgt. Holmes

98

Capt. Dodge, 1st Olsen, TSgt. Locke, SSgts. Fitzgerald, Bauer & Havens, D. rejoins crew. Returned with tail turret inoperable, structural damage to the rudder (1 hit), superficial damage to the fuselage (3 hits), port wing (1 hit) and bomb bay compartment (1 hit) (60 damage points) and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 & 1 Me-109 by 1st Lt. Olsen.

99

1st Lt. Smith rejoins crew.  Returned with the port landing gear, top turret, flap controls, port waist heating system inoperable, the radio and the port waist MG destroyed, cockpit windows shattered, damage to the tail compartment oxygen system (1 hit), superficial damage to both wings (1 hit each), to the fuselage (4 hits), to the nose (3 hits), bomb bay (3 hits), radio (2 hits), waist (2 hits), tail (2 hits), and to the pilots’ compartments (4 hits) and 3 casualties (265 damage points).  Claims: 1 Me-109 and 1 Me-110 by SSgt. Fitzgerald; 1 Fw-190 by SSgt. Bauer. Temporary replacement: TSgt. Mays

100

Returned with superficial damage to the #4 engine and no casualties.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 by 1st Lt. Olsen

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