• 25 April 1944
  • Mission #72
  • Target: NoBall Wizernes

After hurried briefings were conducted for (25) aircrews at 0900 hours, (23) were launched beginning at 1140 for this last minute assigned target. A GH ship led the Group and bombing was conducted through a heavy undercast of 10/10th coverage. Results were unobserved but the (176) 1000# GP bombs released were believed to have impacted in the target area. No enemy aircraft or AA fire were encountered on this mission and Group losses were none. All aircraft returned to base around 1500 hours.

CREW LOADING LIST - MISSION #72

25 Apr 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 511
P Mathias, W.E. 1st Lt.
CP Jones, L.C. 2nd Lt.
N Mateyka, M.R. 2nd Lt.
B Thompson, M.A. 1st Lt.
E Chambless, S.L. T/Sgt.
R Slyhoff, K.G. T/Sgt.
RW Blackwell, R.B. S/Sgt.
LW Burke, W.N. Sgt.
BT Smock, J.M. S/Sgt.
TG Weverka, J.E. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 027
P Jones, G.E. 1st Lt.
CP Sandoz, R.R. 2nd Lt.
N Morris, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Thomas, H.E. 2nd Lt.
E Bodoh, A.E. T/Sgt.
R McAdams, R.E. T/Sgt.
RW Marvin, H.E. S/Sgt.
LW Lane, T. S/Sgt.
BT Surber, W.C. S/Sgt.
TG Rossi, V.H. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 131
P Wittel, E.F. 1st Lt.
CP Marsters, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Karl, J.F. 2nd Lt.
B Zuk, J.C. 2nd Lt.
E Cannada, V.P. T/Sgt.
R Jeffcoat, C.M. T/Sgt.
RW Prost, B.J. Sgt.
LW - - BT Lancaster, P.M. S/Sgt.
TG Roti, D.A. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 062
P Bratton, K.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Hurd, W.F. 2nd Lt.
N Colbrook, W.L. 2nd Lt.
B Wytak, S.M. 2nd Lt.
E Simmons, W.W. S/Sgt.
R Lennert, B.J. S/Sgt.
RW Gereben, A. Sgt.
LW Friemuth, H.E. Sgt.
BT Simpson, C.S. Sgt.
TG Hamilton, W.S. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 571
P Johnston, H.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Merriam, H. 2nd Lt.
N Berman, M. 2nd Lt.
B Moos, A.J. 2nd Lt.
E Zonza, F.S. S/Sgt.
R Thompson, T.E. S/Sgt.
RW Mackin, L.B. Sgt.
LW Ferry, C.W. Sgt.
BT Planakis, B.J. Sgt.
TG Porter, J.M. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 560
P Ellison, B.M. 1st Lt.
CP Jewett, G.A. 2nd Lt.
N Caulfield, J.J. 2nd Lt.
B Hurdle, Q.C. 2nd Lt.
E Samples, H.F. T/Sgt.
R Jean, R.P. T/Sgt.
RW Picking, H.E. S/Sgt.
LW Patenaude, E.J. S/Sgt.
BT Tupper, J.A. S/Sgt.
TG Anderson, C.S. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 772
P Tyler, A.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Ricci, J.A. 2nd Lt.
N Anderson, C.R. 2nd Lt.
B Podolski, P.D. S/Sgt.
E MacDonald, G.E. T/Sgt.
R Metz, W. T/Sgt.
RW Blaida, J.M. S/Sgt.
LW Brown, G.R. S/Sgt.
BT Wimberly, W.G. Sgt.
TG Troutman, E.A. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 432
P Johnson, O.P. 2nd Lt.
CP Tedford, L.W. 2nd Lt.
N Bober, L. 2nd Lt.
B Feagan, H.C. 1st Lt.
E Whitson, M.D. T/Sgt.
R Perlberg, A.C. T/Sgt.
RW Barnard, C.F. S/Sgt.
LW Joyce, R. S/Sgt.
BT Kaeble, R.R. S/Sgt.
TG Marchuk, J. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 427
P Monroe, D.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Neill, C.W. Jr. 2nd Lt.
N Sackler, H.J. 2nd Lt.
B Benenson, M. 2nd Lt.
E Holmes, E.T. S/Sgt.
R Lancy, N.J. S/Sgt.
RW Hall, G.E. Sgt.
LW Lucas, L.M. Sgt.
BT Wambach, J. Sgt.
TG Desonne, M. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 415
CA Page, L. 1st Lt.
P Reed, J.W. IV 2nd Lt.
CP Bate, H.C. 2nd Lt.
N Birnbaum, S.I. 2nd Lt.
B Beezley, D.D. 2nd Lt.
E Jankowski, S.F. S/Sgt.
R Holling, J.H. S/Sgt.
RW McGinley, W. C. Sgt.
LW Hultengren, C.W. Sgt.
BT Minick, F. Sgt.
TG Shaeffer, J.O. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 129
P Hunsaker, B.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Lach, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N Roy, D.G. 2nd Lt.
B Connery, M.J. 2nd Lt.
E Bodkins, F.C. S/Sgt.
R Rue, A.W. S/Sgt.
RW Ligon, A.C. Sgt.
LW Prodana, D. Pvt.
BT Friedel, C.F. Sgt.
TG Leech, R.M. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 448
P Schumacher, R.L 2nd Lt.
CP Prouse, H.W. 2nd Lt.
N Sullivan, J.J. 1st Lt.
B Rodriguez, J.B. 2nd Lt.
E Pearson, W.M. T/Sgt.
R Sullivan, W. T/Sgt.
RW Hargrave, R.O. S/Sgt.
LW Hixon, R.D. T/Sgt.
BT Goldberg, M.R. S/Sgt.
TG Gaudreau, H.P. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 852
P Eisermann, G.O. 2nd Lt.
CP Fothergill, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Smith, J.W. 2nd Lt.
B Yacavone, J.P. 2nd Lt.
E Baxter, O. S/Sgt.
R Davis, R.D. S/Sgt.
RW Hall, N.L. Sgt.
LW McGlinn, M.J. Sgt.
BT Jenkins, R.N. Sgt.
TG Coleman, E.B. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 648
P Muldoon, J.E. 1st Lt.
CP Otis, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Ortenberg, B. 2nd Lt.
B Morton, E.R. 2nd Lt.
E Byrd, J.M. T/Sgt.
R DeHoff, L.V. T/Sgt.
RW Reed, B.P. S/Sgt.
LW Carpenter, J.A.S/Sgt.
BT Bednarcik, S.A. Sgt.
TG Bluejacket, J.W. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 509
P Weinheimer, J. 2nd Lt.
CP Marshall, G.C. 2nd Lt.
N Gurwit, M.L. 2nd Lt.
B Ross, J.A. 2nd Lt.
E Aughinbaugh, C.L. S/Sgt.
R Karaso, J.J. S/Sgt.
RW Rich, N.P. Sgt.
LW Munford, B. Sgt.
BT Fink, B. Sgt.
TG Duffy, R.R. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 764 (no mission credit)
P Rogers, G.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Weir, R.A. 2nd Lt
N Roper, J.A. 2nd Lt.
B Kane, F.J. 2nd Lt.
E McCalicher, R.L. S/Sgt.
R Lawson, E.J. S/Sgt.
RW Longo, R.J. Sgt.
LW Andrews, H.L. Sgt.
BT Danford, R.W. Sgt.
TG Gienko, E.J. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 105
P Fletcher, R.E. 1st Lt.
CP McCarthy, C.G. 2nd Lt.
N Keck, R.W. 1st Lt.
B Westbrook, J.W. Jr. 1st Lt.
NG Wilk, H. S/Sgt.
E Kelly, J.E. T/Sgt.
R Kent, P.V. S/Sgt.
RW Osborne, J.H. Sgt.
LW Wukotich, M.L. S/Sgt.
BT Rider, F.D. S/Sgt.
TG Mancuso, M.A. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 028
P Sabourin, R.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Amble, E.F. 2nd Lt.
N Lipschitz, J. F/O
NG Singleton, W.T. 2nd Lt.
E Hollien, F.J. S/Sgt.
R Spagnola, J.T. Pfc.
RW Mateski, W.J. S/Sgt.
LW Robbins, K.H. S/Sgt.
BT Mahon, E.M. S/Sgt.
TG Moran, E.J. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 789
P Bell, C.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Dorn, W.A. 2nd Lt.
N Orenbach, D. 2nd Lt.
B Bogie, W.W. 2nd Lt.
E Gilmore, E.E. S/Sgt.
R Knight, J.S. S/Sgt.
RW Asch, H.W. Sgt.
LW Seymour, A.S. Sgt.
BT Blanco, J.W. Sgt.
TG Egan, A.J. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 544
P Lotterhos, R.H. Jr. 1st Lt.
CP Zolomy, E. M. 1st Lt.
N Healing, K.A. 2nd Lt.
B Chatten, J.F. 1st Lt.
E Thompson, R.L. T/Sgt.
R Garay, M.W. T/Sgt.
RW Housteau, J.M. S/Sgt.
LW Rebiejo, F. S/Sgt
BT Bunyea, E.W. S/Sgt.
TG Moody, C.B. S/Sgt.
NG Ward, W.D. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 649
P Brunn, W.S. 2nd Lt.
CP Reinbold, H.L. F/O
N Griffith, R.C. 2nd Lt.
B Coyle, J.D. 2nd Lt.
E Harris, W.T. T/Sgt.
R Adams, R.V. T/Sgt.
RW Wright, J.K. S/Sgt.
LW Burns, R.N. T/Sgt.
BT Goric, R.D. S/Sgt.
TG Fund, E.J. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 100
P Hunt, N.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Roetzel, P.B. 2nd Lt.
N Shelton, O.W. 2nd Lt.
B Sullivan, F.J. 2nd Lt.
E McKinzie, W.L. S/Sgt.
R Wilkinson, H.C. S/Sgt.
RW Osment, M. Sgt.
LW Bennett, G.H. S/Sgt.
BT Jackson, L.A. Sgt.
TG McEwan, D.L. S/Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 546
P Wyatt, B.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Tufts, A.M. 2nd Lt.
N Franke, D.N. 2nd Lt.
NG Durant, W. T/Sgt.
E Womer, W.S. S/Sgt.
R Monroe, R.W. S/Sgt.
RW Sorrells, J.F. Sgt.
LW Thompson, R.E. Sgt.
BT Harbaugh, D.E. S/Sgt.
TG Archambeau, A.P. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 510 (no mission credit)
P Gann, D.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Dick, W.C. 2nd Lt.
N Spensley, R.E. 2nd Lt.
B Cunniff, V.L. 2nd Lt.
R Carroll, J.T. S/Sgt.
NT Puchir, J. Sgt.
RW Anderson, A.R. Sgt.
LW Shrader, C. S/Sgt.
BT Reynolds, R.L. Sgt.
TG Sinclair, R.E. Sgt.
25 Apr 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 472
P Fryman, B. 2nd Lt.
CP Barber, K.A. 2nd Lt.
N Young, R.L. 2nd Lt.
B Christian, N.R. 2nd Lt.
E Viosca, R.C. S/Sgt.
R Myers, J.M. S/Sgt.
RW Reilly, C.J. S/Sgt.
LW Childress, W.J. Sgt.
BT Chaplinsky, W.A. Sgt.
TG Grossi, R.H. Sgt.