• 26 September 1944
  • Mission #173
  • Target: Hamm

The marshalling yards were to be struck on this raid. General briefings for (30) crews again were held between 0430 and 0500 hours. The mission proceeded smoothly with (29) crews dropping (360) 500# bombs through 7/10th cloud cover with result believed to be fair to good. All ships returned safely to base around 1335 hours.

CREW LOADING LIST - MISSION #173

26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 194
P Meehan, J.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Carey, H.V. 2nd Lt.
N McAfee, S.P. F/O
B Herzig, H. 2nd Lt.
E Cohen, H.J. T/Sgt.
R Candido, C.D. T/Sgt.
RW Lynch, R.C. S/Sgt.
LW Conner, P.P. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Minton, D.C. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916
P Scharf, C.D. 1st Lt.
CP Call, F.B. 2nd Lt.
N McFerran, J.B. 2nd Lt.
B Thomas, J.B. 2nd Lt.
E Michalski, R. T/Sgt.
R Bonanno, J.C. T/Sgt.
RW Rigas, C. S/Sgt.
LW Oakes, E.L. S/Sgt.
BT Hampton, W. S/Sgt.
TG Oatman, H.W. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 299
P Hart, W. 1st Lt.
CP Crawford, D.A. 2nd Lt.
N Berger, G. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Shields, V.E. S/Sgt.
R Young, W.S. S/Sgt.
RW Stern, J. S/Sgt.
LW Genna, N.J. S/Sgt.
BT Griesbaum, L.A. S/Sgt.
TG Clemmer, C.J. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 409
P Jones, T.A. 2nd Lt.
CP McFarland, J.D. 2nd Lt.
N Levin, W. 1st Lt.
B Malley, J.P. Sgt.
E Glover, B.E. Sgt.
R Isebrands, T.E. S/Sgt.
RW Allred, E.L. S/Sgt.
LW MacKie, R.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Simpson, C.S. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 511
P Benson, A.L. 1st Lt.
CP Singer, S. F/O
N Reichl, J.G. 2nd Lt.
B Guhin, M.E. 2nd Lt.
E Henning, W.C. T/Sgt.
R Wickens, R.S. T/Sgt.
RW Hackney, S.H. S/Sgt.
LW Bowen, W.H. S/Sgt.
BT Sparks, R.L. 2nd Lt.
TG Chatterton, G.A. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 650
P Williams, E.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Harer, R.J. 2nd Lt.
N Leonard, A.C. 2nd Lt.
B Daniel, F.E. S/Sgt.
E Shaw, G.B. S/Sgt.
R Slechta, M.T. S/Sgt.
RW Huba, J.D. S/Sgt.
LW Wall, D.L. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG King, W.C. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 357
P Kilmer, W.A. 1st Lt.
CP McConnell, C.W. 2nd Lt.
N Isakson, E.J. 2nd Lt.
B Sexton, W.C. 2nd Lt.
E Cappello, E.J. Sgt.
R Chambers, R.L. S/Sgt.
RW Coffman, J.G. Sgt.
LW McAtee, J.R. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Turner, E.C. Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 659
P Johnson, R.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Ellis, J.F. 2nd Lt.
N - -
B Mountain, J.G. 2nd Lt.
E Stolins, E.A. S/Sgt.
R Holmes, E.L. S/Sgt.
RW Daniels, J. Sgt.
LW Gordon, G.P. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Cochran, G.D. Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 151
P Barron, J.N. 1st Lt.
CP Eldridge, M.C. 1st Lt.
N Attinson, C. 2nd Lt.
B Feltman, D.S. 2nd Lt.
E Slater, D.L. T/Sgt.
R Osborne, R.C. Pvt.
RW Salvato, T.W. S/Sgt.
LW Garner, H.S. T/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Demar, S. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 867
P Monroe, D.E. 1st Lt.
CP Neill, C.W. 1st Lt.
N Gillett, F.A. 2nd Lt.
N Sackler, H.J. 1st Lt.
B Beezley, D.D. 1st Lt.
E Holmes, E.T. T/Sgt.
R Guion, W.A. T/Sgt.
RW Wambach, J. S/Sgt.
LW Lucas, L.M. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Desonne, M. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 169
P Whitteaker, W.E. 1st Lt.
CP Fisher, K.M. 2nd Lt.
N Kaswan, J. F/O
B - -
E Holmes, G.T. T/Sgt.
R McGivney, P.J. T/Sgt.
RW Rinderer, R. S/Sgt.
LW Fantin, P.F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Emery, R.G. S/Sgt.
NT Surbaugh, E.R. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 012
P Daley, J.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Stebner, O.G. 2nd Lt.
N Thomas, C.P. 2nd Lt.
N Brennan, A.F. 1st Lt.
B Cunningham, V.J. 2nd Lt.
E Minster, G.E. S/Sgt.
R Firquain, O.S. S/Sgt.
RW Bevill, B.T. S/Sgt.
LW Cole, R.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Berry, J.F. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 815
P Comeau, E.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Davis, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Neuman, W.E. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Scalet, J. T/Sgt.
R Haney, P.W. S/Sgt.
RW Jasinski, R. Sgt.
LW Kearns, H.H. Sgt.
BT Pendergraft, J.C. Sgt.
TG Krause, H.L. Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 415 (no mission credit)
P Popek, E. 2nd Lt.
CP Henry, H.E. 2nd Lt.
N Frederickson, L.T. 2nd Lt.
B Gump, J.A. 2nd Lt.
E Bombardier, W.J. Sgt.
R Yuhas, G. Sgt.
RW Thompson, J.R. S/Sgt.
LW Trofnoff, F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Swee, F.A. Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 642
P Nehring, E.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Trigilio, G.J. F/O
N Farrar, R.B. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E McJunkin, F.R. T/Sgt.
R Dobson, H.J. T/Sgt.
RW Koegen, F.J. S/Sgt.
LW Harrow, K.J. S/Sgt.
BT Thomas, W.J. S/Sgt.
TG Kent, C.L. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 126
CA Player, G.C. Jr. Maj.
P Alexander, A.B. Capt.
CP Broussard, P.C. 1st Lt.
N Kirkwood, T.G. 1st Lt.
N Untiedt, L.F. Capt.
B Bennett, J.E. 1st Lt.
B Adelstein, R.L. 1st Lt.
E Sutphin, R.C. T/Sgt.
R Gallo, F.E. T/Sgt.
RW Fraser, A.C. S/Sgt.
LW Knephoff, J.J. S/Sgt.
BT Kisler, C.L. S/Sgt.
TG - -
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 145
CA Taylor, G.H. Capt.
P Grettum, R.B. Capt.
CP Bate, H.C. 2nd Lt.
N Jones, J.H. Capt.
N Waldo, L.C. 2nd Lt.
B Connery, M.J. 1st Lt.
B Conrad, J.B. 1st Lt.
E Padden, T.F. S/Sgt.
R West, G.E. T/Sgt.
RW Long, B. S/Sgt.
LW Housteau, J.M. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Putnam, N.I. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 121
P Clifford, H.M. 1st Lt.
CP Benz, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N Baldwin, W.L. 2nd Lt.
B Melton, J.A. F/O
E Nilsen, A.V. S/Sgt.
R Patterson, M.J. T/Sgt.
RW Plude, R.W. S/Sgt.
LW Kuykendall, L.E. S/Sgt.
BT Hairston, R.T. S/Sgt.
TG Rogers, C.J. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 446
P Miller, D.E. 1st Lt.
CP Heller, P. 2nd Lt.
N Moos, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Inamorato, J.T. 2nd Lt.
E Myers, L.P. T/Sgt.
R Luczak, H.J. T/Sgt.
RW Duerr, E.E. S/Sgt.
LW Faulstich, A.F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Shea, H.A. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313
P Tays, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Ferguson, T.B. F/O
N Holzinger, J.J. 2nd Lt.
B Sorensen, A.C. 2nd Lt.
E King, C.C. Sgt.
R Berger, J.T. Sgt.
RW Coury, G.A. Sgt.
LW Turner, M.E. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Fetterhoff, E.E. Sgt.
Ornie, G. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 966
P Johnson, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Cook, J.M. 2nd Lt.
N Waters, J.F. 2nd Lt.
B Weiss, J.E. 2nd Lt.
E Lang, C.F. T/Sgt.
R Lauger, L. S/Sgt.
RW Castaneda, J.A. S/Sgt.
LW Stickley, F.F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Van Alstine, N.G. S/Sgt.
RCM Korn, R.N. T/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 235
P Crenshaw, T.G. 2nd Lt.
CP Jones, J.P. F/O
N Thomas, W.L. 2nd Lt.
B Koenig, W.S. F/O
E Rupp, P.R. Jr. Cpl.
R Church, C.R. Cpl.
RW Frederick, J.E. Cpl.
LW Walton, R.T. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Lawler, D.J. Cpl.
26 Sep 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 477
P Eggleston, J.W. 1st Lt.
CP Wilson, T. 2nd Lt.
N Zamor, R.J. 2nd Lt.
B Wilfahrt, D.W. 2nd Lt.
E Smith, J.W. T/Sgt.
R Nika, L.E. T/Sgt.
RW Mitchell, R.L. S/Sgt.
LW Murray, J.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Mortimer, D.E. Sgt.
RCM Walter, H. Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 608
P Porter, H.K. 2nd Lt.
CP Bolstridge, C. 2nd Lt.
N Behr, A.J. F/O
NG Traina, S. S/Sgt.
E DeSario, J.L. T/Sgt.
R Nero, R.A. T/Sgt.
RW Placht, E.J. S/Sgt.
LW Amato, J.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Zollinger, P.D. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 623
P Kwash, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Gulacsik, A. 2nd Lt.
N Coy, E.T. 2nd Lt.
B Lassins, E.G. 2nd Lt.
E Yarber, H.W. T/Sgt.
R McKim, L.D. T/Sgt.
RW Denter, W.S. S/Sgt.
LW Callahan, E.M. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Sandusky, D.L. S/Sgt.
S-27 Bleickdort, F.G. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 647
P Jordan, T.J. Jr. 2nd Lt.
CP Osojnicki, E.S. 2nd Lt.
N Sprosty, A.O. 2nd Lt.
NT Daywalt, J.E. S/Sgt.
E Kinzler, S.J. Cpl.
R Brown, L.E. Jr. Cpl.
RW Davis, T.N. Cpl.
LW Meister, R.H. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Kwiatowski, L.P. Cpl.
26 Sep 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 368
P Mayer, E.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Fligge, S.G. 2nd Lt.
N Burros, R.S. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Fickel, S.A. Cpl.
R Hatfield, H.C. Cpl.
RW Robinson, M.M. Pvt.
LW Gibson, C.P. Cpl.
BT Eller, M. S/Sgt.
TG Fulton, C.E. Pvt.
26 Sep 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 697
P Byrne, C.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Schmitt, F.J. 2nd Lt.
N Weissberger, M.L. 2nd Lt.
NG Pyecroft, E.J. Cpl.
E Bennett, L.F. Jr. Cpl.
R Trapp, M.W. Cpl.
RW Wagner, F.E. Cpl.
LW Libby, J.E. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Alper, M.A. S/Sgt.
26 Sep 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 238
P Ross, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Crane, F.D. 2nd Lt.
N Richner, G.C. Jr. F/O
B - -
E Albright, H.B. Sgt.
R Agnew, T.G. Cpl.
RW Brooks, V.B. Sgt.
LW Blackburn, W.F. Cpl.
BT Hester, T.G. S/Sgt.
TG Arnold, E.R. Cpl.
26 Sep 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 489
P Bell, J.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Guegold, R.L. 2nd Lt.
N Forbes, D.R. 2nd Lt.
B Wilson, H.W. 2nd Lt.
E Radzikowski, L.S. T/Sgt.
R Cheshire, W.T. T/Sgt.
RW Noltkamper, A.A. T/Sgt.
LW Zwolinski, V.W. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Geron, H.E. S/Sgt.