TOUGH TIMES

B-17G  43-7259

Ground Crew Chief: MSgt. Raymond K. Moreland

CREW  ROSTER

Medals                    
Confirmed Kills                  
Mission Pilot Co-Pilot Bombardier Navigator Flight Eng. Radioman Ball Gunner Port Waist Star. Waist Tail Gunner
2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. SSgt. Tech Sgt. Sgt. Sgt. Sgt. Sgt.
Miss. Flown 7 (8) 7 (8) 7 (8) 7 (8) 7 (8) 5 (6) 7 (8) 7 (8) 7 (8) 7 (8)
Zagreb Roberts, Hank Johnson, Bret Walker, John Bishop, Matt Wilson, Thomas Bentner, Kurt Fellows, Bret Brown, Thomas Thomas, Glen Howard, Garry
Ploesti Roberts Johnson Walker Bishop Wilson Bentner        2 LT=6days Fellows Brown Thomas Howard
Antheor Roberts Johnson Walker Bishop Wilson Gouch, Gene Fellows Brown Thomas Howard
Vado Roberts Johnson Walker Bishop Wilson Gouch Fellows Brown Thomas Howard
Belgrade Roberts Johnson Walker Bishop Wilson Gouch Fellows Brown Thomas Howard
Leghorn Roberts Johnson Walker Bishop Wilson Bentner Fellows Brown Thomas Howard
Pola Roberts Johnson Walker Bishop Wilson Bentner Fellows Brown Thomas Howard

 

SPECIAL CREW ABILITIES:

2nd Lt. Walker has the pilot school wash out skill. He may make an emergency landing with a landing modifier of -6.

MISSION RECORD - Aircraft flew 1 missions as Sand Hawk

Mission

Target City

Target Type

Bomb Run

Fw-190 Claimed/Dam Me-109 Claimed/Dam Me-110 Claimed/Dam

73

Zagreb, Yugoslavia

Marshalling Yards 30 0 0 0 0 - -

74

Ploesti, Romania

Oil Refinery 30 2 2 0 3 0 0

75

Antheor, France Marshalling Yards 40 - - - - - -

76

Vado, Italy Rail Bridge 20 - - - - - -

77

Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Marshalling Yards 30 1 0 2 1 - -

78

Leghorn, Italy Dock Yards 0 - - - - - -

79

Pola, Italy Sub Pens 20 - - - - - -

TOTALS

Avg: 30.0% 3 2 2 4 0 0

MISSION NOTES

Mission

Notes

73

New crew replacement from the USA  Returned without damage or casualties.

74

Returned with damage to the starboard wing, minor damage to nose and radio room, and 1 casualty.  Claims: 1 Fw-190 each by 2nd Lt. Bishop and Sgt. Howard.  Temporary replacement: TSgt. Gouch.

75

Returned without damage or casualties.

76

Returned without damage or casualties.

77

Returned without damage or casualties.  Claims: 2 Me-109s & 1 Fw-190 by SSgt. Wilson (1 Me-109 was later confirmed by S-2).

78

TSgt. Bentner rejoins crew. Returned without damage or casualties.

79

Returned without damage or casualties.

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