• 21 February 1945
  • Mission #240
  • Target: Nuremburg

he rail facilities of the city were scheduled for attack on this date. At 0315 and 0430 hours (29) aircrews were given general briefings and all commenced take-offs at 0745 in good weather. A force of (28) went over the target bombing by H2X with good results. There were no fighters or flak encountered and friendly fighter coverage was rated very good. All ships were back on the ground around 1445 hours after releasing (270) 500# bombs on the target area.

CREW LOADING LIST - MISSION #240

21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916
P Earl, P.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Smiley, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Perkins, R.W. 2nd Lt.
B Creme, A.R. 2nd Lt.
R Irish, E.W. T/Sgt.
E Woods, R.E. T/Sgt.
RW Marchetta, A. S/Sgt.
LW Keith, D.N. S/Sgt.
TG Schafer, J.G. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 770
P Crowell, R.K. 2nd Lt.
CP Berkley, J.B. 2nd Lt.
N Byrnes, W.B. 2nd Lt.
B Colquhoun, R.N. S/Sgt.
R Waggener, L.R. T/Sgt.
E Hough, J.F. M/Sgt.
RW Tracy, R.D. S/Sgt.
LW Anastos, G. S/Sgt.
TG Moffa, A.J. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 299
P Kelly, J.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Vaughan, D. F/O
N Coleman, A.D. 2nd Lt.
B D'Ambrosio, M.J. Cpl.
R McElroy, V.E. Cpl.
E Yost, D.A. Cpl.
RW Zielke, W.P. Cpl.
LW Poremba, S.J. Cpl.
TG Reardon, D.J. Cpl.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 357
P Sommers, O.L. 1st Lt.
CP Caruso, J.A. 1st Lt.
N Judd, G.G. 1st Lt.
B Streicher, H.P. Jr. 1st Lt.
R Fender, J.F. T/Sgt.
E Drummond, W.D. T/Sgt.
RW O'Kane, R.P. S/Sgt.
LW McNeill, C.E. S/Sgt.
TG Luciano, S. S/Sgt.
RCM Simpson, V.H. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 302
P Markuson, C.O. 2nd Lt.
CP Hutchcroft, H.W. 2nd Lt.
N Maceyra, E. 2nd Lt.
B Hunter, E.R. S/Sgt.
R Burke, J.E. T/Sgt.
E Cain, P.L. T/Sgt.
RW Monaghan, T.D. S/Sgt.
LW Howard, J.B. S/Sgt.
TG Horn, J.E. S/Sgt.
S-27 Allen, P. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 409
P Smith, W.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Malmborg, F.L. 2nd Lt.
N Purvis, C.G. 2nd Lt.
B Linderman, W.T. Sgt.
R Kroll, M.E. Sgt.
E Lyon, H.H. Sgt.
RW Devish, M.G. Sgt.
LW Werner, W.T. Sgt.
TG Farley, R.L. Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 079
P Yasi, R.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Blanton, G.L. 2nd Lt.
N Hamilton, P.L. 2nd Lt.
B Johnson, F. 2nd Lt.
R Nalette, T.A. S/Sgt.
E Taylor, B.D. T/Sgt.
RW Hensler, L.P. S/Sgt.
LW Pasco, W.J. S/Sgt.
TG Tingle, J.B. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 476
P Harcus, R.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Thompson, J.R. 2nd Lt.
N Adler, M.N. 2nd Lt.
B Brennan, R.W. S/Sgt.
R Shanley, J.V. T/Sgt.
E Thomas, E. T/Sgt.
RW Spears, D.D. S/Sgt.
LW Marshall, L.C. S/Sgt.
TG Rosenberg, J.E. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 340
P Steck, R.O. 2nd Lt.
CP Quinn, E.J. 2nd Lt.
N Leonard, A.C. 1st Lt.
B Gross, E.B. 2nd Lt.
R Parker, R.M. T/Sgt.
E Lewis, M.M. T/Sgt.
RW Thompson, W.J. S/Sgt.
LW Jacobson, C.R. S/Sgt.
TG Peters, R.P. S/Sgt.
PN Costa, J.A. Capt.
RCM Hill, T.J. Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 118
P Grabarkiewicz, L. F/O
CP Phillips, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Hickson, D. Jr. 2nd Lt.
B Axvig, W.E. S/Sgt.
R Quagliano, F.A. S/Sgt.
E Duggan, J.J. T/Sgt.
RW Baker, E.R. S/Sgt.
LW Cooper, J.T. Pvt.
TG Moskowicz, S. Sgt.
S-27 Keehn, M.F. Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 792
P Inman, C.E. 1st Lt.
CP Ondrasek, J.G. 2nd Lt.
N Lange, E.A. 2nd Lt.
B Rees, R.R. 2nd Lt.
R Flake, R.M. Jr. T/Sgt.
E Kamholz, E.J. T/Sgt.
RW Finkelstein, B. S/Sgt.
LW Evans, H.D. S/Sgt.
TG Gafin, B. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 905
P Majesky, A.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Wanner, G.L. 2nd Lt.
N Vought, E.I. F/O
B Zuckert, J.S. 2nd Lt.
R Ivey, M.A. S/Sgt.
E Patton, F.M. S/Sgt.
RW Esenwein, E.R. Sgt.
LW Surbaugh, E.R. Sgt.
TG Martin, J.F. Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 507
P Jordan, T.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Fastabend, J.B. 1st Lt.
N Sprosty, A.O. 2nd Lt.
B Lipman, B.D. 2nd Lt.
R Brown, L.E. T/Sgt.
E Kinzler, S.J. S/Sgt.
RW Davis, T.N. S/Sgt.
LW Meister, R.H. S/Sgt.
TG Kwiatowski, L.P. S/Sgt.
NN Faust, L.E. 2nd Lt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 238
P Gates, H.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Day, J.G. 2nd Lt.
N Siwy, W.J. 2nd Lt.
B Harrison, W.F. Cpl.
R Frigo, H.M. Cpl.
E Baker, R.E. Cpl.
RW Talcott, W.J. Cpl.
LW Lamkin, R.B. Cpl.
TG Ryan, W.M. Cpl.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 040
P Cohn, A.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Runyon, D.S. 2nd Lt.
N Cottone, P.P. 2nd Lt.
B Norton, W.R. S/Sgt.
R Kincaid, M.M. S/Sgt.
E Cross, G.H. T/Sgt.
RW Korpi, W.B. S/Sgt.
LW Nogales, D.E. Jr. S/Sgt.
TG Avery, W.R. S/Sgt.
-- Hightower, W.H. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 901
P Shaw, B.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Bachman, L.W. 2nd Lt.
N Anstey, M.P. F/O
B Hoover, R.C. Sgt.
R Sturm, W.A. S/Sgt.
E Kedenburg, J.H. S/Sgt.
RW Rice, W.W. Sgt.
LW Perlingiero, C.P. Sgt.
TG Schunke, C.W. Sgt.
RCM Robinson, L.D. Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 772
P Popek, E. 2nd Lt.
CP Henry, H.E. 2nd Lt.
N Frederickson, L.T. 2nd Lt.
B Irvine, E.C. S/Sgt.
R Yuhas, G. T/Sgt.
E Bombardier, W.J. T/Sgt.
RW Trofnoff, F. S/Sgt.
LW Thompson, J.R. S/Sgt.
TG Swee, F.A. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 875
P Weed, O.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Healy, B.P. Jr. 2nd Lt.
N Trask, W.V. 2nd Lt.
B Washabau, C.B. 2nd Lt.
R Yoak, E.B. Sgt.
E Gorman, E.J. Sgt.
RW Laird, J.L. Sgt.
LW Erfurth, R.L. Sgt.
TG Kolodziejski, J.J. Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 250
P Ardinger, J. 2nd Lt.
CP Grandmontagne, E.T. 2nd Lt.
N Wagner, H.W. F/O
B Edwards, R.L. 2nd Lt.
R Huitt, G.E. S/Sgt.
E Wiedekehr, R.W. Sgt.
RW Jones, J.K. S/Sgt.
LW Gorback, B.S. Sgt.
TG White, A. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 511
P Hoover, J.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Douglass, G.E. 2nd Lt.
N Fetter, G.R. F/O
B Janak, E.G. S/Sgt.
R Affinito, L.J. T/Sgt.
E Marlowe, J.D. T/Sgt.
RW Fitzgerald, T.R. S/Sgt.
LW Gayda, F.M. S/Sgt.
TG Jones, L.A. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 477
P Fox, J.E. 1st Lt.
CP Sampley, T.A. 2nd Lt.
N Johnson, M.S. 1st Lt.
B Robinson, D.T. 1st Lt.
R Tameling, H. Sgt.
E Smith, B.F. Sgt.
RW Seever, B.H. S/Sgt.
LW Knephoff, J.J. S/Sgt.
TG Davis, C.L. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 495
P Warner, C.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Smith, J.E. 2nd Lt.
N Peppard, J.M. F/O
B Kight, D.A. S/Sgt.
R Hathaway, E.O. S/Sgt.
E McGee, O.W. S/Sgt.
RW Brooks, E.J. S/Sgt.
LW Neel, L.E. S/Sgt.
TG Richmond, T.C. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 636
P Cerrato, V.H. 1st Lt.
CP Addison, A.E. 1st Lt.
N Marcelli, A.F. 1st Lt.
B Ramos, R.W. Jr. 2nd Lt.
R Ewell, A.J. S/Sgt.
E Lee, R.M. S/Sgt.
RW Burrell, M.L. S/Sgt.
LW Lamson, P.M. S/Sgt.
TG Warwick, F.W. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 804
P Mayer, E.H. 1st Lt.
CP Fligge, S.G. 2nd Lt.
N Burros, R.S. 2nd Lt.
B Crosby, P.E. 2nd Lt.
R Hatfield, H.C. T/Sgt.
E Fickel, S.A. T/Sgt.
RW Gibson, C.P. S/Sgt.
LW Robinson, M.M. S/Sgt.
TG Fulton, C.E. S/Sgt.
RCM Frappier, H.A. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 241 (no mission credit)
P Walker, J.R. 1st Lt.
CP Casstevens, R.C. 2nd Lt.
N Donohue, J.J. 1st Lt.
B Shea, H.A. S/Sgt.
R Nagle, F.J. Cpl.
E Hicks, A.W. Cpl.
RW Lingle, J.A.H. Sgt.
LW McCormick, J.E. S/Sgt.
TG Duerr, E.E. S/Sgt.
21 Feb 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 145
P Barnes, W.B. 1st Lt.
CP Creel, H.L. 2nd Lt.
N Dieruff, R.C. 1st Lt.
B Edmond, R.E. 1st Lt.
R Benson, L.R. T/Sgt.
E Wilson, W.W. T/Sgt.
RW McGuire, E.P. S/Sgt.
LW Braman, J.L. S/Sgt.
TG Harvell, J.E. S/Sgt.
NV Kopecky, R.H. 2nd Lt.
PN Czyzewicz, C.H. 2nd Lt.
21 Feb 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 150
CA Player, G.C. Jr. Maj.
P Grettum, R.B. Capt.
CP Connor, J.A. 1st Lt.
N Bauer, H.H. 1st Lt.
B Good, R.E. Capt.
R Geary, N.W. T/Sgt.
E Heuser, W.M. T/Sgt.
RW Dobrowolski, C.J. S/Sgt.
LW Rothrock, C.T. S/Sgt.
TG Chatterton, G.A. S/Sgt.
NV Bader, C.H 1st Lt.
NG Waldo, L.C. 1st Lt.
21 Feb 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 459
P Daley, J.C. Capt.
CP Stebner, O.G. 1st Lt.
N Thomas, C.P. 1st Lt.
B Cunningham, V.J. 1st Lt.
R Firquain, O.S. T/Sgt.
E Minster, G.E. T/Sgt.
RW Bevill, B.T. S/Sgt.
LW Cole, R.A. S/Sgt.
TG Berry, J.F. S/Sgt.
NM Levin, W. 1st Lt.
NV Bailey, D.C. 2nd Lt.
21 Feb 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 899
P Porter, H.K. Capt.
CP Bolstridge, C. 1st Lt.
N McFerran, J.B. 1st Lt.
B Fletcher, A.S. 1st Lt.
R Nero, R.A. T/Sgt.
E DeSario, J.L. T/Sgt.
RW Bennett, G.H. S/Sgt.
LW Amato, J.J. S/Sgt.
TG Wolfe, P.J. S/Sgt.
NV Van Pelt, W.W. 2nd Lt.
PN Paddock, K.Q. Maj.