• 26 September 1943
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  • Diversion Mission

The 392nd Bomb Group was directed to provide "all available ships" for a diversion while the B-17s attacked targets in France. The Group sent up 34 planes with the 44th Bomb Group adding another 3.

CREW LOADING LIST - Diversion Mission

26 Sept 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 506 (no mission credit)
P Gray, C.T. Capt.
CP Brandt, G.D. 2nd Lt.
N Siling, A. 2nd Lt.
B Jones, E.E. 2nd Lt.
R Ross, E.S. T/Sgt.
AR Gilliam, E.L. S/Sgt.
E Hawkins, G.H. T/Sgt.
AE Westall, F.M. S/Sgt.
G Reardon, P.M. Pvt.
AG Sambanis, G. Cpl.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 491 (no mission credit)
P Copp, R.D. 1st Lt.
CP McFadden, J.N Capt.
N Gries, R.F. 2nd Lt.
B Kelley, J.J. 2nd Lt.
R Bisnett, B.R. T/Sgt.
AR Nowicki, M.M. S/Sgt.
E Hodge, G.L. T/Sgt.
AE Shaw, L.S. Pvt.
G Noone, T.E. Jr. S/Sgt.
AG Hohman, H. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 490 (no mission credit)
P Steinmetz, D.R. 1st Lt.
CP Sporrey, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N Magee, W.H. 2nd Lt.
B - -
R Jeans, R.C. T/Sgt.
AR MacKenzie, W.B. Pvt.
E Elliott, M.L. T/Sgt.
AE Perry, E.L. S/Sgt.
G Smitts
AG Spalding, R.E. S/Sgt.
G Phelps, G.A. Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 477 (no mission credit)
P D'Aoust, W.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Marshall, J.W. 2nd Lt.
N Winzenburg, G.T. 2nd Lt.
B Etheridge, M.T. 2nd Lt.
R Dahlen, R.E. T/Sgt.
AR Jereb, J.F. Sgt.
E Anderson, T. T/Sgt.
AE O'Neill, C.D. Cpl.
G Yollin, B. S/Sgt.
AG Sutton, R.H. Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 500 (no mission credit)
P Roper, J.H. 1st Lt.
CP Kearns, L.L. 2nd Lt.
N Ryan, J.L. Jr. 2nd Lt.
B Westerfield, H.B. Jr. 2nd Lt.
R Veronick, J.J. T/Sgt.
AR Connelly, J.J. Jr. Cpl.
E Peterson, G.H. T/Sgt.
AE Copeland, J.N. S/Sgt.
G Ortiz, J.C. Sgt.
AG Pedersen, F.M. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 503 (no mission credit)
P Bondar, N.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Myers, J. 2nd Lt.
N Delach, J.J. 2nd Lt.
B Rapenport, R. 2nd Lt.
R Brown, K.O. T/Sgt.
AR DeSimone, P.P. S/Sgt.
E Sekavec, R.G. T/Sgt.
AE Emerson, H.B. Jr. S/Sgt.
G Simpson, J.F. S/Sgt.
AG Cunningham, W.A. Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 488 (no mission credit)
P Buschman, J.G. 2nd Lt.
CP Waller, C.R. 2nd Lt.
N Donlon, M.A. 2nd Lt.
B Green, R.J. 2nd Lt.
R Coe, J.D. T/Sgt.
AR Davis, R.W. Sgt.
E Hoover, J.T. T/Sgt.
AE Adams, R.S. S/Sgt.
G Hanrahan, D.J. S/Sgt.
AG Bernard, L.E. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 529 (no mission credit)
P Appert, D.A. Capt.
CP Gilbert, L.G. Maj.
N Bratcher, C.E. 2nd Lt.
B Smittle, F.D. 2nd Lt.
R Rooney, G.W. T/Sgt.
AR Giles, H.R. S/Sgt.
E Rorer, F.H. T/Sgt.
AE Buchheit, E.L. S/Sgt.
G Seifert, R.B. Sgt.
AG Gray, R.G. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 540 (no mission credit)
P Becker, J.R. 1st Lt.
CP Roddy, W.H. 2nd Lt.
N Feller, L. 2nd Lt.
B Miller, D.A. 2nd Lt.
R Vovos, A.D. T/Sgt.
AR Bell, R.W. S/Sgt.
E Patterson, H.C. Jr. S/Sgt.
AE Deal, F.F. Jr. S/Sgt.
G Schilter, N.J. S/Sgt.
AG Ross, H.J. Cpl.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 482 (no mission credit)
P Lambert, R.P. 2nd Lt.
CP Haviland, A.F. 2nd Lt.
N Kapp, R.A. 2nd Lt.
B Godfrey, H.M. 2nd Lt.
R Brown J. T/Sgt.
AR Day, W.N. S/Sgt.
E Reese, W.J. T/Sgt.
AE Tantum, W.R. S/Sgt.
G Pfeifer, A.R. S/Sgt.
AG Taylor, G.E. Sgt.
-- Cookus, K. 2nd Lt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 478 (no mission credit)
P George, F.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Walker, R.S. 2nd Lt.
N Ott, J.W. 2nd Lt.
B Parish, J.K. 2nd Lt.
R Louizides, S. Sgt.
AR Smith, W.W. S/Sgt.
E Slama, A.R. T/Sgt.
AE Painter, R.E. S/Sgt.
G Kurkomelis, G.C. S/Sgt.
AG Haskins, B.D. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 549 (no mission credit)
P Clifford, W.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Purdy, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N McLemore, P.L. 2nd Lt.
B Kennedy, T. 2nd Lt.
R Willhite, M.R. T/Sgt.
AR Zschiesche, C.E. T/Sgt.
E Tynes, D.D. Jr. T/Sgt.
AE Cavell, D.F. S/Sgt.
G Stevens, H.M. S/Sgt.
AG Tweten, E.A. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 524 (no mission credit)
P Barnes, L.J. 1st Lt.
CP Shelton, W.L. 2nd Lt.
N Stankan, P.C. 2nd Lt.
B Jackson, G.J. 2nd Lt.
R Jenkins, W.B. T/Sgt.
AR Malloy, P.D. S/Sgt.
E Lewis, E.L. Jr. S/Sgt.
AE Choromanski, J.E. S/Sgt.
G Crowley, C.J. S/Sgt.
AG Riley, A.J. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 546 (no mission credit)
P Layton, S.H. Jr. 2nd Lt.
CP Jensen, A.H. 2nd Lt.
N Beatson, R.J. 2nd Lt.
B Feagan, H.C. 2nd Lt.
R Gibbs, R.R. T/Sgt.
AR Daughtry, A.Z. S/Sgt.
E Johnson, J.C. T/Sgt.
AE Gottschalk, G.W. S/Sgt.
G Constabile, F.R. S/Sgt.
AG Boomhower, A. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 486 (no mission credit)
P Stauder, J.B. 1st Lt.
CP Reade, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Dinsmore, R.S. 2nd Lt.
B Ward, M.E. 2nd Lt.
R Whitmore, B. Jr. T/Sgt.
AR Rider, F.D. S/Sgt.
E Kottke, A.H. T/Sgt.
AE White, T. S/Sgt.
G - -
AG Harris, J.N. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 561 (no mission credit)
P McGregor, J.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Keilman, M.H. Capt.
N Swangren, R. 2nd Lt.
B Good, R.E. 2nd Lt.
R West, G.E. T/Sgt.
AR Long, B. S/Sgt.
E Galloway, W.E. T/Sgt.
AE Padden, T.F. S/Sgt.
G Putnam, N.I. S/Sgt.
AG Housteau, J.M. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 511 (no mission credit)
P Champion, A.S. 2nd Lt.
CP Hebron, W.T. Jr. 2nd Lt.
N McDonald, L.F. 2nd Lt.
B Costa, J.A. 2nd Lt.
R Sibert, V.L. S/Sgt.
AR Hussey, T.J. S/Sgt.
E Decker, C.D. T/Sgt.
AE Orzech, J.H. S/Sgt.
G Halsne, M.O. S/Sgt.
AG Devoe, C.N. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 479 (no mission credit)
P Breckenridge, L.G. 2nd Lt.
CP Kiggins, O.V. 2nd Lt.
N Develin, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Dilly, V.S. 2nd Lt.
R Rosenfeld, C.B. S/Sgt.
AR Burns. P.C. S/Sgt.
E Goodman, L. S/Sgt.
AE Dinda, B.F. S/Sgt.
G Troxel, D.G. S/Sgt.
AG Osterheldt, J.J. S/Sgt.
B Whittaker, J.B. Capt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 502 (no mission credit)
C Schoolmaster, C.F. Capt.
CP Carnine, G.D. 1st Lt.
N Mastron, V. 2nd Lt.
B Byers, W.F. 2nd Lt.
R Schwabel, C.A. T/Sgt.
AR Norby, M.W. S/Sgt.
E Hopson, N.A. T/Sgt.
AE Ostroski, L.B. S/Sgt.
G Knies, G.R. S/Sgt.
AG Dedmon, S.E. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 469 (no mission credit)
P Kubale, E.W. F/O
CP Dickson, J.W. 2nd Lt.
N McDade, J.J. 2nd Lt.
B White, E.I. 2nd Lt.
R Moriarty, M.R. T/Sgt.
AR Zimpleman, J.G. Sgt.
E Kjelshus, E.H. Sgt.
AE York, R.D. S/Sgt.
G Reilly, B. Sgt.
AG O'Neill, F.R. Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 556 (no mission credit)
P McNichol, T.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Lamer, M. 2nd Lt.
N Naylor, M.W. 2nd Lt.
B Wargo, M.A. 2nd Lt.
R O'Kon, M.A. S/Sgt.
AR MacPherson, A.J. S/Sgt.
E Trumpy, E. T/Sgt.
AE Green, L.A. S/Sgt.
G Rathburn, E.K. S/Sgt.
AG Lloyd, W.A. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 472 (no mission credit)
P McKee, T.R. 1st Lt.
CP Walker, T.G. 2nd Lt.
N Johnson, D.C. 2nd Lt.
B Donald 2nd Lt.
R Morrison, T.C. T/Sgt.
AR Murphy, H.G. Jr. S/Sgt.
E Sackal, W.M. T/Sgt.
AE Nuzum, M.E. S/Sgt.
G Mislinski, G.J. S/Sgt.
AG Harrod, C. Jr. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn
A/C 545 (no mission credit)
P Nicholson, W.P. 2nd Lt.
CP Higgins, J.A. 2nd Lt.
N Slowik, J.E. 1st Lt.
B Veazey, M.A. 1st Lt.
R Chamblin, J.N. T/Sgt.
AR Hoffman, R.H. S/Sgt.
E Olson, E.A. T/Sgt.
AE Perry, R.A. S/Sgt.
G Martin, C.D. S/Sgt.
AG Fowler, R.G. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 496 (no mission credit)
P Taylor, J.N. 2nd Lt.
CP Stout, R.R. 2nd Lt.
N Pautz, W.J. 2nd Lt.
B Lange, E.M. 2nd Lt.
R Zdanarvich, B.J. T/Sgt.
AR Blaney, M.L. S/Sgt.
E Albee, W.K. T/Sgt.
AE Keller, A.V. S/Sgt.
G Gray, D.W. S/Sgt.
AG Smith, F.W. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 483 (no mission credit)
P Fletcher, R.E. 1st Lt.
CP Johnson, R.L.
N Woody, H.E. 2nd Lt.
B Judd, G.W. 2nd Lt.
R Biska, S.L. Pvt.
AR Mancuso, M.A. S/Sgt.
E Kelly, J.E. T/Sgt.
AE Osborne, J.H. Pvt.
G McNiel, J.M. S/Sgt.
AG Wukotich, M.L. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 474 (no mission credit)
P Smith, B.T. 1st Lt.
CP Sederquist, D.L. 2nd Lt.
N Wasserstein, H. 2nd Lt.
B - -
R Gott, E.J. T/Sgt.
AR Tucker, H.L. Sgt.
E Kuziora, W.F. Sgt.
AE Weiner, H.D. S/Sgt.
G Senk, J.J. S/Sgt.
AG Shiffer, J.L. Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 493 (no mission credit)
P Bolick, H.P. Jr. 2nd Lt.
CP Smith, H.J. 2nd Lt.
N Maupin, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Yarbrough, W.L. Jr. 2nd Lt.
R Campbell, G.L. T/Sgt.
AR Klinchok, J.J. Sgt.
E Love, W.E. T/Sgt.
AE Krogh, S.A. Sgt.
G Craig, J.D. S/Sgt.
AG Harris, D.W. S/Sgt.
Holladay, H.K. 2nd Lt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 489 (no mission credit)
P Lishka, A. 1st Lt.
CP Feld, B.H. 2nd Lt.
N Moorehead, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Brockway, O.E. 2nd Lt.
R Clark, F.C. S/Sgt.
AR Dohm, H.E. S/Sgt.
E Carlson, C.E. S/Sgt.
AE Longchamps, A.L. S/Sgt.
G Drylie, J. S/Sgt.
AG - -
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 471 (no mission credit)
P Baumgart, V.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Cordes, W.C. 2nd Lt.
N Crouch, N.C. 2nd Lt.
B Stupski, S.J. 2nd Lt.
R Kiss, J. S/Sgt.
AR Yost, J.W. S/Sgt.
E Myers, H.C. S/Sgt.
AE Smith, D.L. S/Sgt.
G Fons, J.P. S/Sgt.
AG Money, J.A. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 491 (no mission credit)
P Gonseth, F. 1st Lt.
CP Taylor, W.V. Maj.
N Wyatt, R.L. 2nd Lt.
B Cole, W.C. 2nd Lt.
R Kirkpatrick, H.L. T/Sgt.
AR Feller, N.L. S/Sgt.
E Jennings, H.C. T/Sgt.
AE Driver, D.M. S/Sgt.
G Fagan, J.E. S/Sgt.
AG Whalen, J.S. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 466 (no mission credit)
P Edwards, C.E. 1st Lt.
CP Gilbert, L.G. Maj.
N Untiedt, L.F. 1st Lt.
B Westbrook, J.W. 1st Lt.
R Braddock, W.A. T/Sgt.
AR Medel, M.N. Cpl.
E Mellow, N.J. T/Sgt.
AE LeBleu, L.W. S/Sgt.
G Hill, R.E. S/Sgt.
AG MacLean, G.C. 1st Lt.
26 Sept 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 484 (no mission credit)
P Cassell, H.S. 1st Lt.
CP Colvin, J.A. F/O
N Bevan, K.S. 2nd Lt.
B Cetin, W.F. 2nd Lt.
R Tribbett, L.L. Sgt.
AR Geary, N.W. Sgt.
E Heuser, W.M. Sgt.
AE Dobrowolski, C.J. S/Sgt.
G Yarbrough, W.L. Sgt.
AG Rothrock, C.T. S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 533 (no mission credit)
P Egan, R.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Basham, F.G. 2nd Lt.
N Harris, W.B. 2nd Lt.
B Gray, W.L. 2nd Lt.
R Pope, F.B. T/Sgt.
E Hurley, W.F. S/Sgt.
AE Cato, W.J.W. S/Sgt.
G Salisbury, J.F. S/Sgt.
AG Kennedy, B.S. S/Sgt.
Seifreid, E.K, S/Sgt.
26 Sept 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 495 (no mission credit)
P Graper, M.H. 1st Lt.
CP Williamson, D.R. 2nd Lt.
N Donaldson, C.D. 2nd Lt.
B Salsberg, M. 2nd Lt.
R Lorenzen, W.H. T/Sgt.
AR Kolczynski, W.J. S/Sgt.
E McKinley, W.C. T/Sgt.
AE White, F.A. S/Sgt.
G Cordick, D.H. Sgt.
AG Buzick, J.M. S/Sgt.
-- Johnson, L.L. Col.