• 16 July 1944
  • Mission #132
  • Target: Saarbrucken

For the second day a back-to-back raid was given to the Group to the same target area. Briefings were given at 0200-0300 hours for (36) aircrews for a PFF led raid. At 0530 all commenced take-off, and a total of (35) went over target dropping (420) 500# GPs through solid undercast conditions with results not being seen. No fighter reaction was encountered, and flak was moderate but this time, inaccurate. All ships returned about 1230 hours with none battle damaged.

CREW LOADING LIST - MISSION #132

16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916
P Mathias, W.E. Capt.
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 - -
BT Smock, J.M. S/Sgt.
TG Weverka, J.E. S/Sgt.
NG Whittaker, J.B. Maj.
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 409
P Paroly, B. 1st Lt.
CP McDonald, W.L. 2nd Lt.
N Tooman, H.K. 2nd Lt.
B Supp, J.W. 2nd Lt.
E Standley, G.A. T/Sgt.
R Conley, J.M. T/Sgt.
RW Walters, C.D. S/Sgt.
LW Albert, W.W. S/Sgt.
BT Clarke, A.B. S/Sgt.
TG Tart, E.E. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 511
P Martin, R.C. Jr. 1st Lt.
CP Hilbert, H.S. 2nd Lt.
N Freeman, G.L. 2nd Lt.
B Wear, H.E. 2nd Lt.
E Blees, K.H. T/Sgt.
R Thiel, J.G. T/Sgt.
RW Cannon, M.H. S/Sgt.
LW Minton, D.C. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Roberts, M.E. S/Sgt.
NG Asseln, E.O. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 480
P Larson, R.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Hawn, I. F/O
N Biles, W.R. 2nd Lt.
B Sullivan, P.A. 2nd Lt.
E Blevins, R.E. Pvt.
R Peterson, J.V. Sgt.
RW Martin, P.R. Cpl.
LW Dearborn, H.W. Jr. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Cuthbert, J.K. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 615
P Benson, A.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Singer, S. F/O
N Reichl, J.G. 2nd Lt.
B Guhin, M.E. 2nd Lt.
E Henning, W.C. S/Sgt.
R Wickens, R.S. S/Sgt.
RW Hackney, S.H. Sgt.
LW Bowen, W.H. Sgt.
BT Briganti, M.A. Sgt.
TG - -
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 031
CA Filkel, O.H. 1st Lt.
P Demers, J.R. 1st Lt.
CP Sylvester, H. 2nd Lt.
N Koch, C.H. Capt.
N Neisloss, S.L. 2nd Lt.
B Adamson, J.C. 2nd Lt.
E Bell, E.M. T/Sgt.
R Galea, J.H.D. T/Sgt.
RW Baer, D.J. S/Sgt.
LW Allen, W.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Arnold, E.L. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn. A/C 650
P Smith, K.A. 1st Lt.
CP McFarland, J.D. 2nd Lt.
N Levin, W. 1st Lt.
B Duffy, F.J. 1st Lt.
E Glover, B.E. Sgt.
R Isebrands, T.E. S/Sgt.
RW Rose, N.G. Sgt.
LW Cumming, R.B. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Young, R.E. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 070
P Evans, A.W. 1st Lt.
CP Fenton, J.S. 2nd Lt.
N Shoenberger, R.W. 2nd Lt.
B Conner, J.K. 2nd Lt.
E Patterson, R.C. T/Sgt.
R Glowienke, G.A. T/Sgt.
RW Naber, H.W. S/Sgt.
LW Buonocore, F.L. S/Sgt.
BT Surber, W.C. S/Sgt.
TG Powell, L.R. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 194
P Meighen, W.E. 1st Lt.
CP Mason, J.J. 1st Lt.
N Plunkett, F.A. 1st Lt.
B Wimberly, W.G. S/Sgt.
E Austin, L.D. T/Sgt.
R Epstein, B.B. T/Sgt.
RW Bode, J.E. S/Sgt.
LW MacDonell, K.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Kuhns, R.H. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 604
P Miller, W.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Cassity, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Mohr, J. F/O
B Crane, J.B. 2nd Lt.
E Prach, F.T. S/Sgt.
R Hagopian, H.A. Sgt.
RW Hedges, N.E. Sgt.
LW Moles, W.F. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Walters, L. Cpl.
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 867
P Kuster, K.D. 1st Lt.
CP Sage, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Schofield, D.J. 2nd Lt.
B Kelly, C.F. 2nd Lt.
E Phillabaum, R.J. S/Sgt.
R Syverson, C.D. S/Sgt.
RW Dickman, H. S/Sgt.
LW Collins, W.P. S/Sgt.
NG Smith, P. 2nd Lt.
TG Denton, W. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 495
P Ellis, J.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Lach, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N Cox, R.B. 2nd Lt.
NG Hultengren, C.W. S/Sgt.
E Jankowski, S.F. Sgt.
R Holling, J.H. Sgt.
RW McGinley, W.C. S/Sgt.
LW Minick, F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Shaeffer, J.O. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 091
P Buecheler, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Wardell, J.R. 2nd Lt.
N Luttrell, W.T. F/O
B Fiebig, P.E. 2nd Lt.
E Potts, B.F. S/Sgt.
R Cooper, J.P. S/Sgt.
RW Johnson, J.M. Sgt.
LW Richards, R.H. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Longacre, H.N. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 040
P McGrath, T.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Faulkner, J.J. 2nd Lt.
NBrennan, A.F. 2nd Lt.
B Shoemaker, D.R. S/Sgt.
E McFadden, R.J. S/Sgt.
R Stewart, G.S. S/Sgt.
RW Vines, V.L. S/Sgt.
LW Walsh, H.R. S/Sgt.
BT Schroeder, R.C. S/Sgt.
TG - -
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 164
P Pierce, W.R. F/O
CP Myers, J.W. Capt.
N Putziger, S. 2nd Lt.
B Liske, J.R. F/O
E Stand, A.J. S/Sgt.
R Rankin, R.P. S/Sgt.
RW Cooperman, G.F. Sgt.
LW Ferenc, F.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Carrabba, C. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 079
P Bay, R.A. 1st Lt.
CP Fisher, K.M. 2nd Lt.
N Clancy, E.A. 2nd Lt.
B Henderson, W.M. 2nd Lt.
E Weibusch, W.A. T/Sgt.
R Armstrong, G.H. T/Sgt.
RW Allen, A.W. S/Sgt.
LW DeSalvo, L. Sgt.
BT Duncan, W.R. Sgt.
TG - -
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 430
P Petty, R.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Crowe, W.Q. 2nd Lt.
N Page, C.R. 2nd Lt.
B Wickett, C.J. 2nd Lt.
E Miller, P.W. S/Sgt.
R Gaertner, R.E. S/Sgt.
RW Dondero, E.G. Sgt.
LW McCormick, W.L. Sgt.
BT Scheide, H.W. S/Sgt.
TG - -
16 Jul 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 012
P Pierson, L.R. 1st Lt.
CP Hart, H.E. 2nd Lt.
N Bober, L. 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. S/Sgt.
NG DelSol, E.J. Sgt.
TG Vandeventer, L.V. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 446
P Barton, P.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Riddleberger, W.I. III 2nd Lt.
N Wimer, F.P. 2nd Lt.
B Smith, C.E. F/O
E Soda, M.J. S/Sgt.
R Wright, G. S/Sgt.
RW Johnson, P.D. Sgt.
LW Serrette, R.L. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Boyce, E.L. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 764
P Maris, J.R. 1st Lt.
CP Holmes, F. 2nd Lt.
N Silverman, H.I. 2nd Lt.
B Taylor, J.W. 2nd Lt.
E Fitzgerald, M.B. T/Sgt.
R Trinkle, C.E. T/Sgt.
RW Legendre, V.J. S/Sgt.
LW Young, H.M. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Miller, M. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 966
P Roberts, A.M. 1st Lt.
CP McCarter, H.L. 1st Lt.
N Prentice, C.L. 2nd Lt.
B Hart, D.R. 2nd Lt.
E Rojas, Y. T/Sgt.
R Lippert, K.A. S/Sgt.
RW Collins, R.R. S/Sgt.
LW Tatelbaum, G. Pvt.
BT - -
TG Pryor, M.L. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 293
P Fogarty, D.M. 1st Lt.
CP Walker, R.S. 1st Lt.
N Williamson, R.D. 2nd Lt.
B Gajewski, R.B. F/O
E Ellingson, H.E. T/Sgt.
R Whittington, T. S/Sgt.
RW Willey, J.R. S/Sgt.
LW Barker, D.G. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Kosinski, F.H. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 241
P Otis, J.J. 1st Lt.
CP Jones, H.E. 2nd Lt.
N Wells, M.C. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Berezovsky, A. S/Sgt.
R Doolittle, D.R. S/Sgt.
RW Gustavson, R.I. Sgt.
LW Ralston, G.J. Cpl.
BT Matracia, A.A. Sgt.
TG Lockhart, K.T. Cpl.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 295
P Smith, W.C. 1st Lt.
CP Wilson, E.R. 2nd Lt.
N McMahon, E.J. F/O
B Jackson, C.R. 2nd Lt.
E Seaton, K.L. T/Sgt.
R Kostrewski, G.T. S/Sgt.
RW McRight, W.O. S/Sgt.
LW Humphreys, E.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG VanVliet, P. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 337
P Miller, D.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Heller, P. Jr. 2nd Lt.
N Moos, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Inamorato, J.T. 2nd Lt.
E Myers, L.P. S/Sgt.
R Luczak, H.J. S/Sgt.
RW Duerr, E.E. Sgt.
LW Agoglia, E.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Shea, H.A. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 896
P Henderson, P.B. 1st Lt.
CP Stull, R.B. 2nd Lt.
N Allen, H.W. 1st Lt.
B - -
E Thompson, A.W. S/Sgt.
R Burns, P.J. T/Sgt.
RW Smith, G.R. S/Sgt.
LW Vantine, J.E. S/Sgt.
NG Ivey, E.H. Jr. S/Sgt.
TG Howell, J.L. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 852
P Quinn, L.F. 1st Lt.
CP Ritter, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Kostlan, A. 2nd Lt.
B Brown, H.C. Sgt.
E Wilson, H.W. S/Sgt.
R Morgan, L.E. Cpl.
RW McGinnis, M.C. Pvt.
LW Borchers, E.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG DeStefano, A.F. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 608
P Gann, D.L. 1st Lt.
CP Dick, W.C. 1st Lt.
N Spensley, R.E. 1st Lt.
B Cunniff, V.L. 1st Lt.
E Shrader, C. T/Sgt.
R Carroll, J.T. T/Sgt.
RW Anderson, A.R. S/Sgt.
TT Puchir, J. S/Sgt.
NT Goric, R.D. S/Sgt.
TG Sinclair, R.E. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 433
P White, E.J. F/O
CP Whalen, J.M. F/O
N Long, W.S. 2nd Lt.
B Alexander, R.W. 2nd Lt.
E Hayden, R. S/Sgt.
R McAllaster, R.W. S/Sgt.
RW Sabolish, G. Sgt.
LW Egler, M.G. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Ziehm, R.W. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 212
P Thomas, J.F. 1st Lt.
CP Whitford, D. 2nd Lt.
N McFarlin, J.F. F/O
B Hyro, G.R. F/O
E Nicolson, A. T/Sgt.
R Haywood, H.F. T/Sgt.
RW Powers, R.J. S/Sgt.
NG McEvoy, P.S. S/Sgt.
BT Hair, J.H. S/Sgt.
TG O'Neill, W.P. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 236
P Neundorf, C.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Washington, E.K. 2nd Lt.
N Abrams, E.J. 2nd Lt.
B Pipitone, S.R. F/O
E Moore, P.L. S/Sgt.
R Toniatti, L.A. S/Sgt.
RW Blalock, E.L. Sgt.
LW Sullivan, J.K. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Xander, C.H. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 758
P Wick, N.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Bonifant, J.T. 2nd Lt.
N Greene, D.A. F/O
B Buckles, R.R. F/O
E Knierim, R.A. S/Sgt.
R Taylor, P.W. S/Sgt.
RW Makovy, V. Sgt.
LW Sheppard, R.E. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Reimund, S.J. Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 789
P McMillan, H.L. 1st Lt.
CP Guckert, D.J. 2nd Lt.
N Jennings, C.H. 2nd Lt.
B Gallagher, J.R. 2nd Lt.
E Hill, T.H. T/Sgt.
R Lindberg, W.G. T/Sgt.
RW Dodge, F.V. S/Sgt.
LW Hardy, R.W. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Wiersma, S.A. S/Sgt.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 593
P Clark, D.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Jones, G.B. 2nd Lt.
N Munter, L.M. F/O
B McGarry, T.J. 2nd Lt.
E Keba, J. S/Sgt.
R Howeth, G.W. Sgt.
RW Faust, K.E. Sgt.
LW Kopperud, C.M. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Tharp, R.N. Cpl.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 523
P Dawson, H.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Fastabend, J.B. F/O
N Cummings, F.L. 2nd Lt.
B Paul, R.M. 2nd Lt.
E Carter, W.R. S/Sgt.
R Wilkinson, E.J. S/Sgt.
RW Hanson, T.R. Sgt.
LW Lee, S.A. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Ross, R.D. Cpl.
16 Jul 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 308
P Menard, J.F. 1st Lt.
CP Holmes, J.G. 2nd Lt.
N Krause, T.J. 2nd Lt.
B Hartwick, E.J. 2nd Lt.
E Walsh, D.A. T/Sgt.
R Blackford, L.N. T/Sgt.
RW Holton, Q.F. S/Sgt.
LW Redman, G.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Tubbs, H.L. S/Sgt.