• 26 November 1944
  • Mission #204
  • Target: Bielefeld

The major railroad viaduct near the city was selected as primary for this raid. At 0545 and 0630 hours, (30) aircrews were briefed and (29) were dispatched starting at 0835. A total of (28) ships were over the target area led by a GH ship. The high squadron dropped visually with the main pattern concentrated 3000 feet south-southeast of the MPI, however, some bombs of the (225) 1000 pounders released did impact at the base of the target. There were no fighters and flak was negligible. One bomber was damaged by AA fire. All recovered safely at Wendling around 1430 hours.

CREW LOADING LIST - MISSION #204

26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 420
P Jones, T.A. 2nd Lt.
CP McFarland, J.D. 2nd Lt.
N Leonard, A.C. 2nd Lt.
B Malley, J.P. S/Sgt.
E Glover, B.E. T/Sgt.
R Isebrands, T.E. T/Sgt.
RW Montgomery, H. S/Sgt.
LW Adelson, D. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Woerth, J.B. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 031
P Williams, E.L. 1st Lt.
CP Harer, R.J. 2nd Lt.
N Oppenheim, R. F/O
B Daniel, F.E. S/Sgt.
E Shaw, G.B. T/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 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 387
P Holliday, B.L. 1st Lt.
CP Daniel, P.U. 1st Lt.
N Judd, G.G. 2nd Lt.
B Wattles, L.O. S/Sgt.
E Benadum, T.E. T/Sgt.
R Rambo, K.B. T/Sgt.
RW Johnson, L.A. S/Sgt.
LW White, P.W. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Genna, N.J. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 299
P Novik, A.J. 1st Lt.
CP Graves, J.H. 2nd Lt.
N Streicher, H.P. Jr. 1st Lt.
B Glass, R.D. S/Sgt.
E DiMarco, F.J. S/Sgt.
R Hildebrand, R.O. S/Sgt.
RW Graves, R.H. S/Sgt.
LW Watkins, M.F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Buckley, C.A. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 659
P Meehan, J.L. 1st Lt.
CP Carey, H.V. 2nd Lt.
N McAfee, S.P. F/O
NT Lynch, R.C. S/Sgt.
E Cohen, H.J. T/Sgt.
R Candido, C.D. T/Sgt.
RW Lange, D.H. S/Sgt.
LW Conner, P.P. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Stern, J. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916
P Earl, P.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Smiley, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Perkins, R.W. 2nd Lt.
B Creme, A.R. 2nd Lt.
E Woods, R.E. Sgt.
R Irish, E.W. Sgt.
RW Robinson, L.D. Sgt.
LW Marchetta, A. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Schafer, J.G. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 489
P Kilmer, W.A. 1st Lt.
CP McConnell, C.W. 1st Lt.
N Isakson, E.J. 1st Lt.
B Sexton, W.C. 1st Lt.
E Cappello, E.J. T/Sgt.
R Chambers, R.L. T/Sgt.
RW McAtee, J.R. S/Sgt.
LW Coffman, J.G. S/Sgt.
BT Watson, C.B. S/Sgt.
TG Turner, E.C. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 528
P Steck, R.O. Jr. 2nd Lt.
CP Quinn, E.J. 2nd Lt.
N Jost, E.G. F/O
B Gross, E.B. 2nd Lt.
E Lewis, M.M. Cpl.
R Parker, R.M. Cpl.
RW Jacobson, C.R. Cpl.
LW Thompson, W.J. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Peters, R.P. Cpl.
26 Nov 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 650 (no mission credit)
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. S/Sgt.
R Green, C.M. T/Sgt.
RW Mitchell, D.F. S/Sgt.
LW Hankins, T.E. S/Sgt.
BT Sullivan, A.P. 2nd Lt.
TG Hoffman, G.A. /Sgt.

26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 079
P Jackson, C.J. 1st Lt.
CP Parrish, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Pillsbury, A.A. 2nd Lt.
B Moss, J.R. 2nd Lt.
E Jenkins, J.H. Sr. Sgt.
R Paren, J.H. Sgt.
RW Wolfe, P.G. Sgt.
LW Bogardus, L.I. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Roe, W.L. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 861
P Holmes, H.T. 1st Lt.
CP Barber, J.B. 1st Lt.
N Peterson, H.L. 1st Lt.
B Wolfson, M.L. 1st Lt.
E Fetsch, J.E. T/Sgt.
R O'Laughlin, F.J. T/Sgt.
RW Loewy, S.B. S/Sgt.
LW Batchelor, L.I. S/Sgt.
BT Tungett, R.G. S/Sgt.
TG Marinelli, N.R. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 813
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.
S-27 Halpern, H.M. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C ?
P Petty, R.A. 1st Lt.
CP Crowe, W.Q. 1st Lt.
N Page, C.R. 1st Lt.
B Wickett, C.J. 1st Lt.
E McGrew, C.C. T/Sgt.
R Gaertner, R.E. T/Sgt.
RW Dondero, E.G. S/Sgt.
LW Holder, O.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG McCormick, W.L. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 223
P Weaver, L.F. 1st Lt.
CP Hamill, R.E. 1st Lt.
N Brandi, J.G. 2nd Lt.
B Taylor, J.L. 1st Lt.
E Kampfe, R.E. T/Sgt.
R Beckwith, R.B. T/Sgt.
RW Scheide, H.W. S/Sgt.
LW Holland, M.D. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Meyer, T.H. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 647
P Billingsley, G.R. 1st Lt.
CP Phillips, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Kaswan, J. 2nd Lt.
B Pettigrew, W.B. 2nd Lt.
E Hampton, O.L. S/Sgt.
R Guion, W.A. T/Sgt.
RW Dilley, P.E. S/Sgt.
LW Matthews, A.D. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Pace, J.W. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 169
P Whitteaker, W.E. 1st Lt.
CP Fisher, K.M. 1st Lt.
N Hickson, D. 2nd Lt.
B Allegretti, E.E. 1st Lt.
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.
S-27 Steffen, N.W. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 238
P Teipel, H.N. 2nd Lt.
CP Karas, M. 2nd Lt.
N Polansky, M.L. 2nd Lt.
B Flory, D.L. 2nd Lt.
E Rabine, V.A. S/Sgt.
R Goodson, E. Sgt.
RW Conrad, D.E. Sgt.
LW Hodoian, J.C. Sgt.
BT - -
TG McConnell, H.M. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313
P Ardinger, J. 2nd Lt.
CP Grandmontagne, E.T. 2nd Lt.
N Wagner, H.W. F/O
B Edwards, R.L. 2nd Lt.
E Wiedekehr, R.W. Sgt.
R Huitt, G.E. Sgt.
RW Jones, J.K. Sgt.
LW Gorback, B.S. Sgt.
BT - -
TG White, A. Sgt.
RCM Ivey, E.H. Jr. Jr. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 477
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. T/Sgt.
R Tameling, H. T/Sgt.
RW Seever, B.H. S/Sgt.
LW Bunting, J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Davis, C.L. S/Sgt.
RCM Smith, E.L. T/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 722
P Cerrato, V.H. 1st Lt.
CP Addison, A.E. 2nd Lt.
N Marcelli, A.F. 2nd Lt.
B Ramos, R.W. Jr. F/O
E Lee, R.M. Sgt.
R Ewell, A.J. Sgt.
RW Burrell, M.L. Sgt.
LW Lamson, P.M. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Warwick, F.W. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 240
P Wood, D.R. 2nd Lt.
CP McCormick, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Satterthwait, D.R. F/O
B Segraves, W.D. 2nd Lt.
E Morgan, K.W. S/Sgt.
R Fleischmann, R.F. Sgt.
RW McCormick, F.L.J. Sgt.
LW Stuck, W.F. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Wright, A.P. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 236
P Tokarsky, A. 2nd Lt.
CP Moore, M.R. F/O
N King, F.S. F/O
B - -
E Dowling, R.L. Sgt.
R Vivero, D.L. Sgt.
RW Ridge, B.E. Sgt.
LW Granzow, L.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Weissbeck, E.A. Sgt.
NG Ross, W. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 249
P Joyce, J.F. F/O
CP Bowman, J.A. 2nd Lt.
N McQuade, R.N. F/O
B - -
E Albino, A. S/Sgt.
R Brown, J.F. T/Sgt.
RW Gorham, R.L. S/Sgt.
LW Kurkomelis, G.C. S/Sgt.
BT Andrews, Q.Q. Sgt.
TG Willey, J.R. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 337
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. S/Sgt.
R Berger, J.T. S/Sgt.
RW Coury, G.A. S/Sgt.
LW Turner, M.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Fetterhoff, E.E. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 186
P Miller, D.E. 1st Lt.
CP Heller, P. 1st Lt.
N Inamorato, J.T. 1st Lt.
B Moos, J.C. 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 Agoglia, E.J. S/Sgt.
TG Shea, H.A. S/Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 268
P Baetz, R.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Hirshberg, J.H. 2nd Lt.
N Merrill, J.R. 2nd Lt.
B Farlow, L.C. 2nd Lt.
E Scudder, M.A. Sgt.
R Davenport, B.J. Sgt.
RW Byars, A.C. Sgt.
LW Sobota, R.A. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Kamenko, A. Sgt.
26 Nov 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 448
P Twining, E.S. 1st Lt.
CP Perry, R. Jr. 2nd Lt.
N Bertoli, L.J. Jr. 1st Lt.
B Clark, H.J. 1st 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 - -
TG Largen, J.E. Jr. S/Sgt.
NT Lips, T.J. 2nd Lt.
26 Nov 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 636
P Scharf, C.D. 1st Lt.
CP Call, F.B. 2nd Lt.
N McFerran, J.B. 1st Lt.
B Thomas, J.B. 1st Lt.
E Michalski, R. T/Sgt.
R Tribbett, L.L. Cpl.
RW Rigas, C. S/Sgt.
LW Oakes, E.L. S/Sgt
BT - -
TG Oatman, H.W. S/Sgt.
PN Reynolds, D.W. 1st Lt.
26 Nov 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 788
P Benson, A.L. 1st Lt.
CP Singer, S. 2nd Lt.
N Reichl, J.G. 1st 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 - -
TG Chatterton, G.A. S/Sgt.
PN Semler, R.E. 1st Lt.
MV Kopecky, R.H. 2nd Lt.
Capt. Pennypacker, J.E. flew in the GH aircraft of the 44th Bomb Group.