• 5 October 1944
  • Mission #179
  • Target: Lippstadt

The airfield was attacked on this date with (32) crews receiving briefings at 0445 and 0540 hours. At 0800, (31) ships were dispatched with (28) bombing the target, releasing (327) 500# bombs with very good results, (65) percent of which fell within 2000 feet of the MPI. There were no fighters or flak and all bombers returned safely around 1400.

CREW LOADING LIST - MISSION #179

5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 031
P Dugger, F.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Henrickson, J.L. 2nd Lt.
N Hampton, W.A. S/Sgt.
B McInvale, A.L. S/Sgt.
E Jones, J.R. T/Sgt.
R Chenail, G.E. S/Sgt.
RW Blackham, W.R. S/Sgt.
LW DeKeyser, H.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Schumaker, D. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 357
P Larson, R.D. 1st Lt.
CP Hawn, I. F/O
N Biles, W.R. 2nd Lt.
B Martin, P.R. S/Sgt.
E Dearborn, H.W. T/Sgt.
R Peterson, J.V. S/Sgt.
RW Benadum, T.E. S/Sgt.
LW Cuthbert, J.K. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Hetzer, R.L. Pvt.
5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 991
P Sommers, O.L. 2nd Lt.
CP McLaughry, J.A. III 2nd Lt.
N Streicher, H.P. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Drummond, W.D. T/Sgt.
R Fender, J.F. S/Sgt.
RW Borraccini, P.J. S/Sgt.
LW McNeill, C.E. S/Sgt.
BT O'Kane, R.P. S/Sgt.
TG Luciano, S. Sgt.
RCM Hightower, W.H. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 659
P Peterson, T.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Rohe, J.M. 2nd Lt.
N Damerst, W.A. 2nd Lt.
B Lawson, R.F. 2nd Lt.
E Bruney, G.L. Cpl.
R Green, C.M. Cpl.
RW Mitchell, D.F. Cpl.
LW Hamment, R.E. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Hoffman, G.A. Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916 (no mission credit)
P Williams, E.L. 1st 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.
5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 194
P Hart, W. 1st Lt.
CP Crawford, D.A. 2nd Lt.
N Berger, G. 2nd Lt.
B Griesbaum, L.A. S/Sgt.
E Shields, V.E. S/Sgt.
R Young, W.S. S/Sgt.
RW Stern, J. S/Sgt.
LW Genna, N.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Clemmer, C.J. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 499
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. S/Sgt.
R Chambers, R.L. S/Sgt.
RW Spears, D.D. S/Sgt.
LW Coffman, J.G. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Turner, E.C. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 650
P Barnes, W.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Arnold, J.W. 2nd Lt.
N Dieruff, R.C. 2nd Lt.
B McGuire, E.P. S/Sgt.
E Wilson, W.W. S/Sgt.
R Benson, L.R. Sgt.
RW Braman, J.L. Sgt.
LW Cosentino, C. Sgt.
BT Belsky, H.G. S/Sgt.
TG Harvell, J.E. Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 118
P Nehring, E.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Trigilio, G.J. F/O
N Farrar, R.B. 2nd Lt.
B Jordan, V.A. F/O
E McJunkin, F.R. T/Sgt.
R Dobson, H.J. T/Sgt.
RW Koegen, F.J. S/Sgt.
LW Thomas, W.J. S/Sgt.
BT Harvie, W.M. Sgt.
TG Kent, C.L. S/Sgt.
Harrow, K.J. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 126
P Solomon, R.H. 1st Lt.
CP Kressig, E.L. 2nd Lt.
N Gridley, C.V. Jr. 2nd Lt.
B Mace, J.E. 2nd Lt.
E Moeller, H.E. T/Sgt.
R Herzlich, L. T/Sgt.
RW Farquharson, G. S/Sgt.
LW Psyk, E.L. S/Sgt.
BT Capik, J.H. S/Sgt.
TG Cleverdon, R.N. 2nd Lt.
V Milrod, M. 1st Lt.
5 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 785
P Davis, W.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Stanley, C.A. 2nd Lt.
N Astleford, C.E. 2nd Lt.
B Hamann, L.A. 2nd Lt.
E Crabbe, C.W. Sgt.
R Carroll, W.J. Sgt.
RW Jones, R.R. Sgt.
LW Joslin, G.D. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Miller, J.R. Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 813
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. T/Sgt.
RW Jasinski, R. S/Sgt.
LW Kearns, H.H. S/Sgt.
BT Pendergraft, J.C. S/Sgt.
TG Krause, H.L. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 079
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. S/Sgt.
RW Thompson, J.R. S/Sgt.
LW Irvine, Z.C. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Swee, F.A. Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 415
P Enyart, D.W. 1st Lt.
CP Froehlich, S.S. 2nd Lt.
N Mertens, J.A. 2nd Lt.
B Snyderman, J. 2nd Lt.
E Aycock, C.E. Sgt.
R Gersten, G. Sgt.
RW Valenti, F.J. Sgt.
LW Mohan, V.L. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Barlow, S.N. Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 323
P Brandt, R.M. 1st Lt.
CP Fabiani, H.L. 2nd Lt.
N Mintz, H.B. 2nd Lt.
B Copple, R.N. 2nd Lt.
E Chelenyak, J.A. Cpl.
R Abraham, L.J. Cpl.
RW Richardson, W.C. Cpl.
LW Johnson, E.W. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Harmon, G.E. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 121
P Joyce, J.F. F/O
CP Bowman, J.A. F/O
N Van Pelt, W.W. 2nd Lt.
B McQuade, R.N. F/O
E Albino, A. Cpl.
R Brown, J.F. Cpl.
RW Gorham, R.L. Cpl.
LW Andrews, Q.Q. Cpl.
BT Frappier, H.A. Sgt.
TG Richter, R.H. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 477
P Eggleston, J.W. 1st Lt.
CP Holmes, F. 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 Nagler, H.F. F/O
TG Mortimer, D.E. Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 186
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 - -
TG Rogers, C.J. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 235
P McClellan, H.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Carleton, D. 2nd Lt.
N Havel, E.E. 2nd Lt.
B Lipman, B.D. 2nd Lt.
E Berger, R.F. T/Sgt.
R Kingston, D.B. S//Sgt.
RW Markle, J.M. S/Sgt.
LW Kosinski, F.H. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Willey, J.R. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313
P Sturm, W.A. 1st Lt.
CP Jurczyn, B.J. 2nd Lt.
N Rawlings, J.L. 2nd Lt.
B Neetz, R.E. F/O
E LaChance, D.E. T/Sgt.
R Brown, J.C. T/Sgt.
RW Teske, G.R. Sgt.
LW Intardonato, S.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Huff, R.H. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 293
P Twining, E.S. 2nd Lt.
CP Duff, A.L. 2nd Lt.
N Bertoli, L.J. 2nd Lt.
B Clark, H.J. 2nd Lt.
E Hostetter, F.E. T/Sgt.
R Hinckley, B.J. T/Sgt.
RW Grimm, R.H. S/Sgt.
LW Maguire, F.H. S/Sgt.
BT Largen, J.E. S/Sgt.
TG Peters, J.L. F/O
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 249
P Rose, P.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Pratt, D.M. 2nd Lt.
N Rohde, C.R. 2nd Lt.
B Harnden, R.G. 2nd Lt.
E Scott, W.A. Cpl.
R Croy, O.N. Cpl.
RW Davidson, S.A. Cpl.
LW Manelick, N.L. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Beane, H.E. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 446
P Fox, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Sampley, T.A. 2nd Lt.
N Johnson, M.S. 2nd Lt.
B Robinson, D.T. 2nd Lt.
E Smith, B.F. Cpl.
R Tameling, H. S/Sgt.
RW Seever, B.H. S/Sgt.
LW Bunting, J. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Davis, C.L. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 448
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.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 697 (no mission credit)
P Markuson, C.O. F/O
CP Hutchcroft, H.W. F/O
N Gallagher, W.W. 2nd Lt.
B Hunter, E.R. Cpl.
E Cain, P.L. Cpl.
R Burke, J.E. Cpl.
RW Monaghan, T.D. Cpl.
LW Howard, J.B. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Horn, J.E. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 608
P Neundorf, C.A. 1st Lt.
CP Washington, E.K. 2nd Lt.
N Abrams, E.J. 2nd Lt.
B Pipitone, S.R. 2nd Lt.
E Moore, P.L. T/Sgt.
R Toniatti, L.A. T/Sgt.
RW Blalock, E.L. S/Sgt.
LW Sullivan, J.K. S/Sgt.
BT Shumaker, M.C. 2nd Lt.
TG Xander, C.H. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 647
P Clarke, J.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Mackey, O. 2nd Lt.
N Eaton, C.B. Jr. 2nd Lt.
B Heilman, R.C. Cpl.
E Brunett, E.C. Cpl.
R Brown, J.T. Cpl.
RW Peer, G.R. Cpl.
LW Heckman, J.K. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Killea, K.B. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 195
P Ross, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Crane, F.D. 2nd Lt.
N Richner, G.C. F/O
B Hester, T.G. S/Sgt.
E Albright, H.B. Sgt.
R Agnew, T.G. Cpl.
RW Blackburn, W.F. Cpl.
LW Brooks, V.B. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Arnold, E.R. Cpl.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 238
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 Gibson, C.P. Pvt.
LW Robinson, M.M. Pvt.
BT Eller, M. S/Sgt.
TG Fulton, C.E. Pvt.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 495
P Benson, R.J. 1st Lt.
CP Buccigrossi, S.A. 2nd Lt.
N Keane, J.J.F. 2nd Lt.
B Davenport, J.R. 2nd Lt.
E Solberg, F.O. T/Sgt.
R Davey, J.F. T/Sgt.
RW Radkiewicz, N.I. S/Sgt.
LW Middleton, W.H. S/Sgt.
BT Hickock, H.E. 2nd Lt.
TG Legaard, C. S/Sgt.
S-27 Krohe, O.G. S/Sgt.
5 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 272 (no mission credit)
P Cieply, E.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Hay, G.R. 2nd Lt.
N Griesar, O.J. 2nd Lt.
B Long, W.B. Cpl.
E Cannon, L.F. Cpl.
R Cade, G.W. Cpl.
RW Montez, A.G. Cpl.
LW Kinsinger, W.D. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Huston, C.F. Cpl.
Maj. Sather, H. was aboard the GH ship.