• 9 May 1945
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  • Trolley Mission #3

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The route for this mission: Base to Southwold, then Ostend, Mannheim, Aschaffenberg, Frankfurt, Bingen, Koblenz, Bonn, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Brussels, Ostend, Southwold, and return to base. 330 a/c in the 2AD flew this mission. A/C were dispatched in flights of 6, flying in trail at a minimum interval of 1 minute per flight. Maj. Walsh was designated to fly as Command Pilot in the patrol a/c. The 392nd sent up 30 planes carrying its own personnel and 10 a/c for personnel from the 3rd Strategic Air Depot at Watton.

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12 May 45 Osnabruck
Osnabruck, Germany.
12 May 45 Bremen 47
Bremen, Germany.
12 May 45 Arnhem 13
Site of Operation Market Garden.
September 1944.
Arnhem, Holland.
12 May 45 Arnhem 94
Site of Operation Market Garden.
September 1944.
Arnhem, Holland.
12 May 45 Munster 26
Munster, Germany.
12 May 45 Hannover 89
Hannover, Germany.
0084s
May 9, 1945.
0086s
May 9, 1945.
Cologne 3
Cologne Cathedral.
12 May 45 Brunswick 74
Brunswick, Germany.
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CREW LOADING LIST - Trolley Mission #3

9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 505 K
Smith, W.E., 2/Lt P
Malmborg, F.L. 2/Lt CP
Purvis, C.G. 2/Lt N
Lyon, H.H. T/Sgt E
Kroll, M.E. T/Sgt RO
Bandelier, H.L. Sgt
Hewitt, H.W. Pfc
Fagan, J.E. S/Sgt
Johnston, H.D. Cpl
Vanderhye, G. Cpl
Nordstrom, S.A. Cpl
Joyce, R.R. Pvt
Ralph, G.E. Pfc
Moore, P. Pfc
Miller, G.W. Pfc
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 299 A
MacFarlane, D. 1/Lt P
Sullivan, J. 2/Lt CP
Petree, W.B. 2/Lt N
Colasanti, B.R. S/Sgt E
Danielchik, E.B. S/Sgt RO
Hanchar, G.P. Sgt
Main, P.M. Cpl
Mikrut, S.R. Cpl
Duarte, L., Pfc
Cramer, R.F. Cpl
Borawski, A., Pfc
Marter, B.K. Cpl
Johnson, D.C. Cpl
Ramirez, J. Pfc
Beers, J. S/Sgt
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 297 D
Rohrer, L.M. 2/Lt P
Schultze, E.J. 2/Lt CP
Dupuis, I.C. 2/Lt N
McConnell, C.J. S/Sgt E
Paul, D.K. Sgt RO
Greenberg, O.F. Cpl
Stikeleather, W.H. Pfc
Pierce, J.W. Pfc
Lishchiner, J.B. Pfc
Kunkel, A.F. Pfc
Williams, C.H. Pfc
Avery, K.A. Cpl
Kleckner, K.H. Cpl
Minor, J.B. S/Sgt
O'Brian, J.J. Pfc
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 357 J
Levell, O.F. Capt P
Willett, C.E. 2/Lt CP
Longenecker, J.R. 2/Lt N
Gandy, J.A. Pvt. E
Murphy, R.C. T/Sgt RO
Reeve, J.E. S/Sgt
Cowan, N.H. S/Sgt
Zahrecky, S.J. Pfc
Platt, C.P. Pvt
Weisz, L.R. Pfc
Wolfe, L.G. S/Sgt
Micksch, J.E. 1/Lt
Nichols, R.E. 1/Lt
Foos, R.W. 1/Lt
Fixenberger, E.M. S/Sgt
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 545 C
Sincock, W.R. 1/Lt P
Peck, R.E. 2/Lt CP
Briggs, F.S. 2/Lt N
Swisher, W.O. T/Sgt E
Ostrove, H. T/Sgt RO
Wood, E.T. Capt
Morris, J.E. Capt
Wiener, E.G. S/Sgt
Wall, W.J. S/Sgt
Rebhun, J. Sgt
Peck, G.A. Sgt
Wiseman, J.W. Sgt
McBlaine, E.W. Sgt
Pribula, J.J. Sgt
Maday, D.S. Sgt
Morrow, F.E. 2/Lt
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916 O
Frazier, L.J. 2/Lt P
Linder, E.P. F/O CP
Robinson, R.L. 2/Lt N
McGrath, L.R. Pfc E
Latour, H.E. T/Sgt RO
Thompson, E.R. Sgt
Nelson, H.E. M/Sgt
Andrekotich, J. M/Sgt
Shine, R.C. Cpl
Hollister, W. M/Sgt
Traut, C.E. Sgt
Hankison, R.N. Sgt
Ireland, D. S/Sgt
O'Connor, J.J. M/Sgt
Rossi, F. Sgt
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 194 W
Earl, P.R. 1/Lt P
Smiley, W.R. 1/Lt CP
Perkins, R.W. 1/Lt N
Woods, R.E. T/Sgt E
Irish, E.W. T/Sgt RO
Szyskwski, C.W. Cpl
Selvey, N.H. Pfc
Young, B.G. T/5
Metkoff, M. T/5
Dryer, R. T/5
Needham, Q.L. T/5
Huff, J.F. T/5
Nader, W.A. Pvt
Reynolds, C.L. T/Sgt
Wiles, Eli B. Pfc
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 991 L
Yasi, R.L. 2/Lt P
Blanton, G.L. 1/Lt CP
Hamilton, P.L. 2/Lt N
Taylor, B.D. T/Sgt E
Nalette, T.A. T/Sgt RO
Chincola, J. Cpl
Labunski, L. Pfc
Horalik, A. Pfc
Jaime, P.A. Pfc
Hughes, A. Cpl
Smith, J.N. T/Sgt
Jones, D. Pfc
Johnson, R. Cpl
Jakubik, F.J. Cpl
Sanders, A.L. Cpl
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 571 P
Crowell, R.K. 2/Lt P
Berkley, J.B. 2/Lt CP
Byrnes, W.B. 2/Lt N
Hough, J.F. M/Sgt E
Waggener, L.R. T/Sgt RO
Dillworth, E.R. Maj
Soraka, S. Sgt
Riddle, R.E. Capt
Ribar, E.J. Pfc
Hoffman, R.J. Pfc
Tracy, R.D. S/Sgt
Hermann, R. Cpl
Campbell, C. Sgt
Gavron, S. Sgt
Anastos, G. S/Sgt
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 527 Q
Miller, H.W. Capt P
Reynolds, J.E. 2/Lt CP
Chadwick, R.H. 2/Lt N
Finney, H.H. S/Sgt E
Young, J.W. Cpl. RO
Barfield M/Sgt
McBride T/Sgt
Adams T/Sgt
Reed Cpl
Reagan Pvt
Brewster Sgt
Craighead, H. Sgt
McNew, W.F. Sgt
Enlow, A. Sgt
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 650 B
Wood, D.R. Capt P
Szenetato, J. 1/Lt CP
Gridley, N. N
Johnson, K.E. Capt
Olson, A.W. Sgt
Shaw, C.S. Pvt
McLaughlin, E.P. Pvt
Damm, E.E. Pfc
South, R.P. Cpl
9 May 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 770 V
Miller, R.L. 1/Lt P
White CP
Munter, L. F/O N
Fritz, G.G. S/Sgt E
Tribbbett, L.L. S/Sgt RO
Doc Cooke
McMahon
Olson, V.L. 1/Sgt
Cohen, K. S/Sgt
Brown, H.F. S/Sgt
Waters, R.D. S/Sgt
Candy
McConell
Ross
Bert
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 079 E+
Mlinarcik, E. 2/Lt P
Parker, R.W. 2/Lt CP
Caris, R.L. 2/Lt N
Butler, J.M. S/Sgt E
Livingston, F. S/Sgt RO
Barnes, L.R. Pvt
Jones, R.L. T/Sgt
Howard, C.E. Sgt
Cygnarowicz, A.M. S/Sgt
Harizi, D.P. S/Sgt
Kozma, M. Sgt
Mall, J.J. M/Sgt
Zalinger, P.M. S/Sgt
Zsiga, A. Pfc
Holt, R.D. Cpl
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 901 W+
Brandt, R.M. Capt P
Parrish, C.E. 1/Lt CP
Mackelfresh, T.H. 1/Lt N
Johnson, N.R. Capt E
Bova, N.G. Sgt RO
Detty, H.L. T/Sgt
Whelan, W.C. 1/Lt
Dupre, G.D. Sgt
Flohr, J.H. Sgt
Neal, J.W. Pvt
Billharz, M.J. S/Sgt
Long, W.B. Pfc
Dallezette, F.R. S/Sgt
Harris, B.B. T/Sgt
Mallery, D.E. S/Sgt
Copple, R.N. 1/Lt
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 753 Q+
McFadden, J.N. Maj P
Anderson, K.W. 2/Lt CP
Smith, P.J. 1/Lt N
Stout, J. S/Sgt. E
Thompson, W.J. S/Sgt. RO
Coppola, J.R. Capt
Elliot, R.H. 1/Lt
Williamson, A.R. S/Sgt
Montross, F.W. Cpl
Merchant, T.C. S/Sgt
Cox, J.M. S/Sgt
Girard, A.A. T/Sgt
Teblin, W.D. T/Sgt
Atkinson, T.A. S/Sgt
Olsen, A.H. Sgt
Glover, C.B. Sgt
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 040 O+
Cohn, A.J. 1/LtP
Runyon, D.S. 1/Lt CP
Cottone, P.P. 2/Lt N
Markey, R.A. T/Sgt. E
Dion, G.T. T/Sgt RO
Evans, T. S/Sgt
Moore, R. Sgt
Porter, H. S/Sgt
Reinhard, F. Sgt
Galley, W. S/Sgt
Balka, J. S/Sgt
Friemel, R. Cpl
Jones, D. Sgt
Ramirez, J. Pfc
Weir, D.R. Cpl
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 906 U+
Majesky, A.E. 2/Lt P
Wanner, G.L. 2/Lt CP
Vought, E.I. 2/Lt N
Patton, F.M. T/Sgt. E
Ivey, M.A. T/Sgt. RO
Craig, E.C.
Hammar, C.H.
Deery, T.C.
Donofrio, A.A.
Amelung, H.G.
Yanta, J.T.
Hughes, H.A.
Tennyson, R.H.
Santelli, R.
McFarlin, L.O.
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 390 A+
Dodson, G.H. 1/Lt P
LeFevre, L.P. 2/Lt CP
Fletcher, W.J. 2/Lt N
Herrera, D.R. T/Sgt E
Green, J.M. T/Sgt RO
Hochard, H.H. S/Sgt
Bates, A.L.
Bomershein, H.W.
Eger, B.W.
Lacini, R.E.
Long, W.J.
Woodard, B.W.
Vorbleski, W.F.
Adams, G.L.
Minnix, R.J.
Eckman, H.I.
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 169 G+
Harding, W.A. 1/Lt P
Morrow, E.T. 2/Lt CP
Parrish, J.D. 2/Lt N
Butler, C.E. S/Sgt E
Dollar, W.H. T/Sgt RO
Carnes, J.M. Sgt
Thompson, W.M. Cpl
O'Donnell, H.E. Cpl
Tatelbaum, G. Sgt
Burns, R.K. Pfc
Joyce, R. Pvt
Brzostowski, J.J. Pfc
Kumstler, A. S/Sgt
Crownover, R. Cpl
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 906 W+
Gridley, J.N. Jr. 2/Lt P
Hunt, R.L. 2/Lt CP
Self, W.H. 2/Lt N
Wright, W.M. Sgt E
Braunhut, J.S. S/Sgt RO
Akens, G.W. S/Sgt
Pierce, R.R. Sgt
Purcell, R.K. Sgt
Zajac, S.E. Pfc
Luhrsen, G.W. Cpl
Johnson, N.B. T/4
Theis, A.H. Pfc
Tupps, E.A. Cpl
Miller, J.E. Cpl
Madden, O.W. Pfc
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 118 B+
Pope, L.S. 2/Lt P
Snowhill, T.B. 2/Lt CP
Rodstein, B. 2/Lt N
Turrisi, J.R. T/Sgt E
Reed, D.F. T/Sgt RO
Carrick, G.R. Sgt
Hammons, O.R. T/Sgt
Osborn, W.E. Sgt
Henning, P.N. T/Sgt
Vallejo, I.M. T/Sgt
Pullin, D.W. Sgt
Giles, C.W. Sgt
Donaruma, V.R. Sgt
White, R.A. T/5
Marchini, J.P. Cpl
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 151 C+
Rigney, J.A. 2/Lt P
Hazlett, R.C. F/O CP
Clark, T.R. 2/Lt N
Bachar, A.H. Sgt E
Bergeron, A.J. Sgt RO
Beck, H.J. S/Sgt
Durham, E.M. Sgt
Bartusek, R.E. Sgt
Erickson, H.M. Sgt
Carlisle, R.S. Sgt
Eiler, R.J. Pfc
Johandes, W.J. Pfc
Edwards, R.L. Pvt
Mask, D.L. Sgt
Telofski, S. Sgt
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 639 K+
Linzmeier, R.B. 1/Lt P
Fisher, R.M. 1/Lt CP
Gallagher, W.W. 1/Lt N
Connor, E.J. T/Sgt E
Hughes, C.B. T/Sgt RO
Schutze, C.C. 1/Lt
Sullivan 1/Lt
Stephenson, Evan S/Sgt
Flegal, LaRue C. Sgt
Warner, A. Cpl
Peterson, Art Sgt
Brunig, William Pfc
Callahan, Paul B. Sgt
Clark, Warren L. Pfc
Marlow, Omer C. Cpl
9 May 1945 577th Sqdn
A/C 793 S+
Steck, R.O. 1/Lt P
Quinn, E.J. 1/Lt CP
Jost, E.G. 1/Lt N
Lewis, M.M. T/Sgt E
Parker, R.M. T/Sgt RO
Crook, R.
Taylor, H.G.
Perkins, D.W.
Cranford, D.W.
Johnson, E.J.
Sebastian, S.R.
Roehler, F.C.
West, W.C.
Strueer, E.G.
Corteal, J.F.
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 436 P
Tokarsky, A. 1/Lt P
Moore, M.R. F/O CP
King, F.S. 2/Lt N
Dowling, R.L. T/Sgt E
Vivero, D.L. T/Sgt RO
Hartman
Dina
Fox
Finch
Warmels
Baker
Shenske
Kralowec
Hearl
Hampton
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 249 A
Hinshaw, C.F. 2/Lt P
Brown, T.E. 2/Lt CP
Dworkin, B. 2/Lt N
Quintenz, L.J. Sgt E
Masnovi, R. Sgt RO
Jacobson, C. Pvt
Compton, R. Pvt
O'Banion, P.E. Pfc
Ruvel, R.G. Cpl
Semikoff, J.J. Pfc
Summerford, C.J. Cpl
Cohen, R. Cpl
King, C.W. S/Sgt
Sindel, W.E. Cpl
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 568 E
Adsit, B.D. 1/Lt P
Weber, M. F/O CP
Wedgeworth, Q.R. 2/Lt N
McDonald, R.C. T/Sgt E
Close, H.R. T/Sgt RO
Harper, T.J. M/Sgt
Palmer, R.L. Sgt
Momber, D.F. Sgt
Wolf, H.M. Sgt
Nathan, H. Sgt
Braquet, R.D. S/Sgt
Hanson, C.E. T/Sgt
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 568 E
Henning, J.C. 1/Lt P
Moser, F.E. 2/Lt CP
Humiston, M.R. 2/Lt N
Wilkins, R.A. T/Sgt E
Regester, R.B. T/Sgt RO
Wooten, H.L. T/Sgt
Shalgren, E.W. Cpl
Dellinger, A.T. Cpl
Nosworthy, F. Pfc
Kargo, E.A. T/Sgt
Zuotin, A. Sgt
Bourey, A.H. S/Sgt
Eiseman, S. Pfc
Amity, J.R. Cpl
Dunn, S.C. Cpl
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313 W
Olsen, H.D. 2/Lt P
Muldoon, J.D. F/O CP
Papa, R.J. F/O N
Sacher, P. T/Sgt E
Reidy, H.S. T/Sgt RO
Arnold, H. T/Sgt
Smith, C. Sgt
Bravo, G. Cpl
Chamberlin, E. Sgt
Haydock, A. Sgt
Stiltier, F. Sgt
Mortenson, G. Cpl
Bohrer, S. Pvt
Collura, F. Pfc
Briski, Michael Pfc
Sudia, A. Pfc
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 240 S
Case, W.D. 1/Lt P
Griffin, R.E. 1/Lt CP
Gullick, C.H. 1/Lt N
Kidd, J.L. T/Sgt E
Black, C.B. T/Sgt RO
Gonzales, Thomas S/Sgt
Gingrich, Arthur S/Sgt
Lenocker, W.B. Sgt
Jensen, A.H. Sgt
Knipe, A.H. M/Sgt
Tucker, G.P. S/Sgt
Houser, R.W. T/Sgt
Dirks, E.C. Sgt
Dankert, E. M/Sgt
Siebles, E.A. Cpl
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 250 U
Garcia, A.R. 1/Lt P
Pollack, M. 1/Lt CP
Hoffman, W.A. F/O N
Landes, I.B. T/Sgt E
Dellow, E.L. S/Sgt RO
Mars, R.M. S/Sgt
Taylor, M.B. Cpl
Sproviero, A.J. Sgt
Kuta, J.A. Sgt
Miller, A.E. S/Sgt
Moskewitz, J. Cpl
Shelton, O.R. Sgt
Penquite, J.R. Cpl
Flick, D. Sgt
Burt, J.G. T/4
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 493 C
Vickers, R.E. 1/Lt P
Schwarzer, D.E. 1/Lt CP
Roberts, K.E. 1/Lt N
Krutys, E.V. T/Sgt E
Costanzo, N.T. T/Sgt RO
Couch, R.W. Maj
Martin, L.J. M/Sgt
Napier, J. M/Sgt
Malfe, R. S/Sgt
Schicchi, E. S/Sgt
Nolan, G. T/Sgt
Greiner, G. S/Sgt
Martin, T. Sgt
Haywood Cpl
Spiegel, H. Cpl
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 477 D
Snyder, J.W. 2/Lt P
Heiser, R.F. 2/Lt CP
Rockett, R.W. 2/Lt N
Jensen, L.A. S/Sgt E
Edgington, T. Sgt RO
Weisberg, B.J. Cpl
Helmus, H.N. Sgt
Reif, H.R. Sgt
Walters, B.J. Cpl
Holland, E.H. Sgt
Zemma, J.A. T/Sgt
Bronson, L. S/Sgt
Fuhrman, W. T/Sgt
Eckert, J. Cpl
Rappel, S.W. Sgt
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 284 N
Iverson, A.B. 2/Lt P
Mitchell, J.D. 2/Lt CP
Slobotnick, M.H. 2/Lt N
Winter, C. S/Sgt E
Donovon, G. Sgt RO
Robins, A.H. Capt
Stotts, L.H. S/Sgt
Bryars, P.R. Sgt
Marshall, E.D. Cpl
Whited, W.R. Pfc
Borden, C. Sgt
Bara, N.V. Cpl
Renfro, G.M. Sgt
Thomas, C.J. Sgt
Ligon, J.H. Pvt
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 838 X
Prater, W.K. 2/Lt P
Johnson, L. Col CP
Pilcher, W.L. 2/Lt N
Carr, R.P. T/Sgt E
Killian, C.J. S/Sgt RO
Haugen, C.H. Maj
Anderson, C.L. Cpl
Nugent, D.H. Cpl
Peterson, M.N. Sgt
Anderson, J.P. Cpl
Gniewek, P. S/Sgt
Simmons, R.L. Sgt
Binnebose, H. S/Sgt
Sidorewich, E. S/Sgt
Townson, W.D. 1/Lt
9 May 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 772 Q
Ebersole, H.R. 1/Lt P
Culp, A.B. 2/Lt CP
Flint, D.W. S/Sgt N
Gabris, J.M. T/Sgt E
Chew, W.B. S/Sgt RO
Gossenauer, M.H. Sgt
McDonnell, T.J. Sgt
Orf, V.W. Sgt
Axton, D.B. Cpl
Bishop, L.D. Cpl
Cummings, W.J. Cpl
Wheeler, L.E. Cpl
Whitley, L.A. Cpl
Myers, H.L. Pfc
Antonowich, N. S/Sgt
9 May 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 249
Weed, O.F. 1/Lt P
Peters CP
Trask, W.V. 2/Lt N
Gorman, E.J. S/Sgt E
Yoak, E.B. T/Sgt RO
Erfurth, R.L. S/Sgt
Kolodziejski, J.J. S/Sgt
Higgins, R. S/Sgt
Haynie, J. Pfc
Cowart, J.O. Pfc
Slusser, W.H. Pvt
Dyeberg, J.A. Pfc
Ray, R.H. Sgt
9 May 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 663
Ault, D.E. 2/Lt P
Maloney, J.P. F/O CP
Lang, H.A. F/O N
Dehart, R. T/Sgt E
Buglewicz, G. T/Sgt RO
James, F.R. Pfc
Wells, J.R. Pfc
Latour, R.H. Cpl
Kalschultz, C. Sgt
Hartman, W.E. Sgt
Tackovius, W.K. Sgt
Manns, E. Cpl
Hermon, F.J. Cpl
Miller, W. S/Sgt
Dauber, J. Cpl
9 May 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 670
Kerr, D.R. Capt P
Fabiani, H.L. 1/Lt CP
Boettcher, R.E. 1/Lt N
Chelenyak, J.A. T/Sgt E
Abraham, L.J. T/Sgt RO
Crowell, R.K. 1/Lt
Clark, D.B. Capt
Love, F.G. Cpl
McNeill, H.M. 1/Lt
Boshadlo, C.R. S/Sgt
Sorlie, M.E. Cpl
Johnson, R.C. Cpl
Kamanski, Z.T. S/Sgt
Labuke, B.J. Sgt
Vincent, C.L. Sgt
9 May 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 671
Stoddard, K.L. 1/Lt P
Wilson, J.A. 1/Lt CP
Koke, D. 1/Lt N
Hores, G.P. S/Sgt E
Logue, R.V. T/Sgt RO
Frantz, J.M. Sgt
Burkhead, C.F. Cpl
Stroyer, L.G. Cpl
Braid, G.P. S/Sgt
Fisher, W.C. Cpl
Reid, J.R. Cpl
Ingram, J.H. Cpl
Gilmore, D.N. S/Sgt
Higgins, R.S. S/Sgt
Nixon Cpl