• 12 June 1944
  • Mission #108
  • Target: Dreux A/F

Between 0220 and 0300 hours, (36) crews were given general briefing and at 0533 take-offs commenced. The target was visual with (35) ships going over and dropping (1791) 100 and 200# weapons. Bombing results varied between the Squadrons with the 577th bombing well; the 576th fairly good; and, the 578th missing the target entirely. No enemy fighters were seen but (6) GAF bombers of the Dornier 217 type were observed circling the Group from above. Flak at the target was heavy and fairly accurate causing battle damage to (17) of the bombers but no casualties. All ships were back on the ground by noon.

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CREW LOADING LIST - MISSION #108

12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 936
CA Lowell, C.L. Capt.
P Mathias, W.E. 1st Lt.
CP Jones, L.C. 1st Lt.
N Mateyka, M.R. 1st Lt.
B Amoss, R.T. Capt.
E Chambless, S.L. T/Sgt.
R Slyhoff, K.G. T/Sgt.
RW Blackwell, R.B. S/Sgt.
LW Burke, W.N. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Weverka, J.E. S/Sgt.
NG McShane, W.F. 1st Lt.
X Glettler, B.U. Capt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 772
P Meighen, W.E. 1st Lt.
CP Mason, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Plunkett, F.A. 2nd Lt.
B Wimberly, W.G. S/Sgt.
E Austin, L.D. T/Sgt.
R Epstein, B.B. S/Sgt.
RW Bode, J.E. S/Sgt.
LW McDonnell, K.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Cuevas, D.E. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 027
P Evans, A.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Fenton, J.S. 2nd Lt.
N Shoenberger, R.W. 2nd Lt.
B Conner, J.K. 2nd Lt.
E Patterson, R.C. S/Sgt.
R Glowienke, G.A. S/Sgt.
RW Naber, H.W. Sgt.
LW Buonocore, F.L. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Altschaft, W.L. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 097
P Johnston, H.F. 1st 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. S/Sgt.
LW Ferry, C.W. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Porter, J.M. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 106
P Robertson, S.J. 1st Lt.
CP Willis, V.C. 2nd Lt.
N Gates, J.S. 2nd Lt.
B Drake, C.W. 2nd Lt.
E Landry, G.E. S/Sgt.
R Michel, G.W. S/Sgt.
RW Burdette, J.L. Sgt.
LW Kintana, F.T. Jr. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Borraccini, P.J. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 511
P Filkel, O.H. 1st Lt.
CP Hurd, J.S. 1st Lt.
N Koch, C.H. Capt.
N Tyson, E.E. 2nd Lt.
B Tudor, J.R. 1st Lt.
E Williams, R.F. S/Sgt.
R Smith, R.C. T/Sgt.
RW Farmwalt, W.H. Sgt.
LW Jarrett, C.W. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Hoover, A.L. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 194
P Richeson, W.H. 1st Lt.
CP Wiley, D.A. 2nd Lt.
N Frey, J.J. 2nd Lt.
B Claytor, D.D. 2nd Lt.
E Urban, J.J. S/Sgt.
R Danner, E.W. S/Sgt.
RW Montgomery, H. Sgt.
LW Dosier, C.A. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Albert, W.W. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 387
P Peifer, K.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Nielsen, P.H. 2nd Lt.
N Coe, J.D. 2nd Lt.
B Ott, C.A. 2nd Lt.
E Thornborrow, R.R. S/Sgt.
R Fitzmorris, T.L. S/Sgt.
RW Nichols, L.E. Sgt.
LW Parrish, J.I. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Calvitt, J.L. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 031
P Levell, O.F. Jr. 2nd Lt.
CP Caruso, J.A. 2nd Lt.
N Scott, K.R. 2nd Lt.
B Teague, H.S. 2nd Lt.
E Villegas, V.R. S/Sgt.
R Keegan, G.M. S/Sgt.
RW Mackie, R.A. Pvt.
LW Jackson, H.B. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Trusten, S. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 409
P Paroly, B. 2nd Lt.
CP McDonald, W.L. 2nd Lt.
N Tooman, H.K. 2nd Lt.
B Supp, J.W. 2nd Lt.
E Standley, G.A. S/Sgt.
R Conley, J.M. S/Sgt.
RW Prost, B.J. S/Sgt.
LW - -
BT Clarke, A.B. Sgt.
TG Tart, E.E. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 617
P Martin, R.C. Jr. 2nd Lt.
CP Hilbert, H.S. 2nd Lt.
N Thornburgh, J.W. 2nd Lt.
B Wear, H.E. 2nd Lt.
E Blees, K.H. S/Sgt.
R Thiel, J.G. S/Sgt.
RW Cannon, M.H. Sgt.
LW Minton, D.C. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Roberts, M.E. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 222
P Reese, R.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Jewett, G.A. 1st Lt.
N Minzenberg, W.O. F/O
B Walters, J.E. 2nd Lt.
E Thornton, M. S/Sgt.
R Butzmann, R.O.E. S/Sgt.
RW Blackham, W.R. Sgt.
LW Dekeyser, H.A. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Schumaker, D.H. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 495
P Whittemore, W.T. 1st Lt.
CP Ackerman, J.M. 2nd Lt.
N Rich, C.B. 2nd Lt.
N Dilly, V.S. Capt.
B Issenberg, M. 2nd Lt.
E Peterson, C.L. T/Sgt.
R Ammon, R.H. S/Sgt.
RW Altemus, C.V. S/Sgt.
LW Lampe, W. S/Sgt.
BT Holder, O.E. S/Sgt.
TG Tremlett, R.S. S/Sgt.
Eldrich, H.N. 1st Lt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 040
P McGrath, T.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Faulkner, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Smith, P.J. 2nd Lt.
B Brennan, A.F. 2nd Lt.
E McFadden, R.J. S/Sgt.
R Stewart, G.S. S/Sgt.
RW Vines, V.L. Sgt.
LW Walsh, H.R. Sgt.
BT Shoemaker, D.R. Sgt.
TG Schroeder, R.C. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 323
P Kuster, K.D. 1st Lt.
CP Sage, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Wright, H.R. 2nd Lt.
B Kelly, C.F. 2nd Lt.
E Phillabaum, R.J. S/Sgt.
R Syverson, C.D. S/Sgt.
RW Dickman, H. Sgt.
LW Kimball, B.A. Sgt.
BT Collins, W.P. Sgt.
TG Denton, W. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 308
P Barron, J.N. 2nd Lt.
CP Stalsby, S.C. F/O
N Attinson, C. 2nd Lt.
B Feltman, D.S. 2nd Lt.
E Slater, D.L. S/Sgt.
R Osborne, R.C. S/Sgt.
RW Salvato, T.W. Sgt.
LW Garner, H.S. T/Sgt.
BT Demar, S. Sgt.
TG Cooper, J.T. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 151
P Anundson, P.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Hadley, L.R. 2nd Lt.
N Fehrenbacher, D.E. 2nd Lt.
B Scott, W.J. 2nd Lt.
E Cooke, W.B. S/Sgt.
R Clendening, R.D. S/Sgt.
RW Berry, H.F. Sgt.
LW Schliesmayer, R.N. Sgt.
BT Farrar, R.E. Sgt.
TG Kleber, W.M. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 037
P Page, L. 1st Lt.
CP Qualey, L.F. 2nd Lt.
N Bishop, C.R. 2nd Lt.
B Hotle, D.J. 2nd Lt.
E Kellerman, R.B. S/Sgt.
R Moore, R.L. S/Sgt.
RW Kowalchik, E.C. Sgt.
LW Morgan, L.S. S/Sgt.
BT Rehill, J.F. Jr. Sgt.
TG Deck, G.A. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 432
P Johnson, O.P. 1st Lt.
CP Tedford, L.W. 2nd Lt.
N Bober, L. 2nd Lt.
B Gump, J.A. 2nd 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.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 415
P Pierson, L.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Hart, H.E. 2nd Lt.
N Dunham, K.E. 2nd Lt.
B Schug, E.W. 2nd Lt.
E Hartline, J.B. S/Sgt.
R Dawson, J.C. S/Sgt.
RW Gover, G.W. Sgt.
LW Cyran, T.J. Sgt.
NG DelSol, E.J. Sgt.
TG Vandeventer, L.V. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 961
P Hunsaker, B.W. 1st Lt.
CP Graper, M.H. Capt.
N Sackler, H.J. 2nd Lt.
N Jones, J.H. Capt.
B Connery, M.J. 2nd Lt.
E Bodkins, F.C. T/Sgt.
R Rue, A.W. T/Sgt.
RW Ligon, A.C. S/Sgt.
LW Friedel, C.F. S/Sgt.
BT Scheide, N.W. S/Sgt.
TG Leech, R.M. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 058
P Bay, R.A. 1st Lt.
CP Bate, H.C. 2nd Lt.
N Clancy, E.A. 2nd Lt.
B Henderson, W.M. 2nd Lt.
E Weibusch, W.A. S/Sgt.
R Armstrong, G.H. S/Sgt.
RW Allen, A.W. Sgt.
LW DeSalvo, L. Sgt.
BT Hume, J.B. Sgt.
TG Duncan, W.R. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 237
P Larsen, N.R. 1st Lt.
CP Stratton, C.R. 2nd Lt.
N O'Neill, T.J. 2nd Lt.
B Hiller, T.B. 2nd Lt.
E Robinson, W.F. T/Sgt.
R Fox, H.H. T/Sgt.
RW Whitt, C.G. S/Sgt.
LW Cristofaro, G.J. S/Sgt.
BT Davis, E.T. Pvt.
TG Prazak, S.J. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 670 (no mission credit)
P Monroe, D.E. 1st Lt.
CP Neill, C.W. 2nd Lt.
N Cox, R.B. 2nd Lt.
B Lucas, L.M. S/Sgt.
E Holmes, E.T. T/Sgt.
R Lancy, N.J. T/Sgt.
RW Hall, G.E. S/Sgt.
LW Dilley, P.E. S/Sgt.
BT Wambach, J. S/Sgt
TG Desonne, M. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 446
P Alexander, A.B. 1st Lt.
CP Broussard, P.C. 2nd Lt.
N Kirkwood, T.G. 2nd Lt.
B Bennett, J.E. 2nd Lt.
E Sutphin, R.C. S/Sgt.
R Gallo, F.E. S/Sgt.
RW Knephoff, J.J. Sgt.
LW Fraser, A.C. Sgt.
BT Warfield, L.C. Sgt.
TG Kisler, C.L. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 295
P Smith, W.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Wilson, E.R. 2nd Lt.
N McMahon, E.J. F/O
B Jackson, C.R. 2nd Lt.
E Seaton, K.L. S/Sgt.
R Kostrewski, G.T. S/Sgt.
RW McRight, W.O. Sgt.
LW Humphreys, E.E. Sgt.
BT VanVliet, P. Sgt. TG - -
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 187
P Young, M.N. Capt.
CP Goodwin, J.J. 1st Lt.
N Dunphy, R.J. 1st Lt.
B Cunningham, R.B. 1st Lt.
E - -
R Braddock, W.A. T/Sgt.
RW Ross, J.D. S/Sgt.
LW Teater, R.S. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Rickey, J.J. S/Sgt.
NT Maroun, N.P. 2nd Lt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 033
P Hamblen, C.W. 1st Lt.
CP McCarter, H.L. 2nd Lt.
N Hurst, F.B. Jr. 2nd Lt.
B Joyce, G.P. 2nd Lt.
E Sears, A.R. T/Sgt.
R Burnell, W.E. T/Sgt.
RW Harris, H.E. S/Sgt.
LW Butler, G.R. S/Sgt.
BT McLain, B.G. Sgt.
TG Lindsay, V.R. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 241
P Cheek, C.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Szenegato, J. 2nd Lt.
N Beddingfield, L.L. 2nd Lt.
B Morse, A. 2nd Lt.
E Curry, E.D. S/Sgt.
R Schroeck, L.A. S/Sgt.
RW Layman, H.A. Sgt.
LW Corcoran, R.G. Sgt.
BT Miles, V.G. Sgt.
TG Miller, J.E. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 966
P Roberts, A.M. 1st Lt.
CP Houtz, G.B. 2nd Lt.
N Prentice, C.L. 2nd Lt.
B Hart, D.R. 2nd Lt.
E Rojas, Y. S/Sgt.
R Lippert, K.A. S/Sgt.
RW Blaise, E.W. Sgt.
LW Collins, R.R. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Pryor, M.L. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 002
P Henderson, P.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Stull, R.B. 2nd Lt.
N Williamson, R.D. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Thompson, A.W. S/Sgt.
R Burns, P.J. S/Sgt.
RW Smith, G.R. Sgt.
LW Vantine, J.E. Sgt.
NT Ivey, E.H. Jr. Sgt.
TG Howell, J.L. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 548
P Maris, J.R. 1st Lt.
CP Gerbing, T.M. 2nd Lt.
N Silverman, H.I. 2nd Lt.
B Taylor, J.W. 2nd Lt.
E Fitzgerald, M.B. S/Sgt.
R Trinkle, C.E. S/Sgt.
RW Legendre, V.J. Sgt.
LW Young, H.M. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Miller, M. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 293
P Fogarty, D.M. 1st Lt.
CP Walker, R.S. 2nd Lt.
N Ferry, J.R. 2nd Lt.
B Gajewski, R.B. F/O
E Fontenot, W.L. Sgt.
R Whittington, T. Sgt.
RW Willey, J.R. Sgt.
LW Kosinski, F.H. Sgt.
BT Barker, D.G. Sgt.
TG - -
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 764
P McCarthy, C.G. 1st Lt.
CP Buchanan, R.P. 1st Lt.
N McSweeney, J.D. 2nd Lt.
NG Hardy, E.C. S/Sgt.
E Kottke, A.H. T/Sgt.
R Spagnola, J.T. Sgt.
RW Morris, J.A. S/Sgt.
LW White, T. S/Sgt.
BT Hardin, C.V. Sgt.
TG Eckert, J.A. S/Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 163
P Quinn, L.F. 1st Lt.
CP Ritter, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Kostlan, A. 2nd Lt.
B Lips, T.J. 2nd Lt.
E Wilson, H.W. Sgt.
R Morgan, L.E. Cpl.
RW Borchers, E.J. Sgt.
LW Brown, H.C. Sgt.
BT McGinnis, M.C. Pvt.
TG DeStefano, A.F. Sgt.
Long, J.D. 1st Lt.
12 Jun 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 517
P Kohl, W.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Shultz, G.R. 2nd Lt.
N Foote, B.F. Jr. 2nd Lt.
B Kerley, A.D. 2nd Lt.
E Higdon, R.E. S/Sgt.
R Scales, R.R. S/Sgt.
RW Agalsoff, D.N. Sgt.
LW Ehring, E.O. Sgt.
BT Peters, J.M. Sgt.
TG Intardonato, S.J. Sgt.
12 Jun 1944 579th Sqdn.
Did not fly this mission.