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16 April 1945 Mission #282 Target: Landshut

The marshalling yards of this city, located between Munich and Regensburg, were scheduled for strike on this mission in the continuing effort to choke up what remained of the German transportation networks near the eastern fronts of Bavaria. A force of (31) aircrews were briefed at 0730 hours and all began take-off rolls at 1015 under clear skies. The mission was to be one of the longer routes flown down over southern Germany and into the target. Smoke and haze covered the target areas fairly well and bombing results, though generally good, were not as accurate as those of the previous missions. A total of (286) 500# GPs were released by the Group with (60) percent impacting within a 2000 foot circle of the briefed aiming point. No flak or fighters were encountered and all ships recovered safely at Wending around 1915 hours.


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MISSION #282      Target: Landshut



16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 357

P MacFarlane, D.R. 1st Lt.
CP Sullivan, J.W. 2nd Lt.
N Petree, W.B. 2nd Lt.
B Thompson, R.C. Sgt.
R Danielchik, E.R. Sgt.
E Colasanti, B.R. Sgt.
RW Farah, J.M. Sgt.
LW Bowers, W.B. Sgt.
TG Rumancik, J.P. Sgt.
RCM Lambert, E.C. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 589

P Raczko, W. 1st Lt.
CP McGill, C.L. 1st Lt.
N Cline, A.P. F/O
B Holland, J.R. S/Sgt.
R VanDeven, J.K. T/Sgt.
E Reynolds, J.R. T/Sgt.
RW Parker, R.J. S/Sgt.
LW Kracker, E.A. S/Sgt.
TG Adkins, J.E. S/Sgt.
S-27 Bernhards, H.F. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 545

P Peterson, T.W. 1st Lt.
CP Yasi, R.L. 2nd Lt.
N Damerst, W.A. 1st Lt.
B Lawson, R.F. 1st Lt.
R Green, C.M. T/Sgt.
E Bruney, G.L. T/Sgt.
RW Hankins, T.E. S/Sgt.
LW Mitchell, D.F. Cpl.
TG Hoffman, G.A. S/Sgt.
PN Duffy, F.J. 1st Lt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 299

P Hummel, J.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Reynolds, J.E. 2nd Lt.
N Chadwick, R.H. 2nd Lt.
B Morse, E.H. S/Sgt.
R Merchant, W.D. S/Sgt.
E Finney, H.H. S/Sgt.
RW Williams, R.F. S/Sgt.
LW Keagle, P.E. Pvt.
TG Powell, H. S/Sgt.
RCM Williams, C.G. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 647

P Griffin, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Cameron, A.S. 2nd Lt.
N Byall, J.R. 2nd Lt.
B Kosek, S.C. Sgt.
R Kirkpatrick, J.T. Sgt.
E Richardson, S.D. S/Sgt.
RW Jordan, F.C. Sgt.
LW Shealy, L.A. Sgt.
TG Dennis, R.W. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916

P Lienemann, A.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Knaver, J.G. F/O
N Hanna, L.B. 2nd Lt.
B Nichols, S.R. Sgt.
R Petrosky, J.M. Sgt.
E Wagner, C.R. Sgt.
RW Lee, C.D. Sgt.
LW Amundson, D.A.H. Sgt.
TG Freeman, S.E. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 505

P Smith, K.A. 1st Lt.
CP Perkins, G.A. 1st Lt.
N Vealey, S.L. F/O
B Dodge, H.F. S/Sgt.
R Carlstrand, R.E. T/Sgt.
E Seyfried, W.J. S/Sgt.
RW Lynn, G.R. S/Sgt.
LW Mackie, R.A. S/Sgt.
TG Cosentino, C. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 571

P Harcus, R.W. 1st Lt.
CP Thompson, J.R. 2nd Lt.
N Adler, M.N. 1st Lt.
B Brennan, R.W. S/Sgt.
R Shanley, J.V. T/Sgt.
E Thomas, E. T/Sgt.
RW Woerth, J.B. S/Sgt.
LW Marshall, L.C. S/Sgt.
TG Rosenberg, J.E. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 576th Sqdn.
A/C 650

P Crowell, R.K. 1st Lt.
CP Berkley, J.B. 1st Lt.
N Byrnes, W.B. 1st Lt.
B Colquhoun, R.N. S/Sgt.
R Waggener, L.R. T/Sgt.
E Hough, J.F. M/Sgt.
RW Anastos, G. T/Sgt.
LW Tracy, R.D. S/Sgt.
TG Moffa, A.J. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 522

P Scott, D.A. 1st Lt.
CP Levin, R.J. 2nd Lt.
N Tucker, R.A. 1st Lt.
B Barger, G.W. 1st Lt.
R Berger, S. T/Sgt.
E Karas, J. T/Sgt.
RW Hanley, E.H. S/Sgt.
LW Glasscock, J.B. S/Sgt.
TG McKee, S.P. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 838

P Shaw, B.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Bachman, L.W. 2nd Lt.
N Anstey, M.P. 2nd Lt.
B Hoover, R.C. S/Sgt.
R Sturm, W.A. T/Sgt.
E Kedenburg, J.H. T/Sgt.
RW Rice, W.W. S/Sgt.
LW Perlingiero, C.P. S/Sgt.
TG Schunke, C.W. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 753

P Brandt, R.M. Capt.
CP Ondrasek, J.G. 2nd Lt.
N Lange, E.A. 2nd Lt.
B Rees, R.R. 2nd Lt.
R Flake, R.M. Jr. T/Sgt.
E Kamholz, E.J. T/Sgt.
RW Evans, H.D. S/Sgt.
LW Finkelstein, B. S/Sgt.
TG Gafin, B. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 040

P Barker, W.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Churchwell, W.F. F/O
N Green, M.L. F/O
B Dilley, P.E. S/Sgt.
R Coury, L.J. Sgt.
E Milstead, W.R. Sgt.
RW Kerwin, G.W. Sgt.
LW Ratliffe, Q.R. Sgt.
TG Althen, E. Sgt
RCM Kobil, G.F. Pvt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 898

P Myers, C.E. 1st Lt.
CP Anderson, K.W. 2nd Lt.
N Warntz, W. 2nd Lt.
B Zgurich, E.E. 2nd Lt.
R Jaklinski, B. S/Sgt.
E Payton, J.B. S/Sgt.
RW Thornton, A.H. Pvt.
LW Gillette, R.E. Pvt.
TG Kirk, G.A. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 901

P Jackson, C.J. 1st Lt.
CP Parrish, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Pillsbury, A.A. 2nd Lt.
B Wolfe, P.G. S/Sgt.
R Paren, J.H. T/Sgt.
E Jenkins, J.H. S/Sgt.
RW Webb, J.H. S/Sgt.
LW Korb, L.J. S/Sgt.
TG Roe, W.L. S/Sgt.
RCM Harvie, W.M. T/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 507

P Cline, K.E. 1st Lt.
CP Garrett, A.W. 2nd Lt.
N Greenblatt, M.L. 2nd Lt.
B Lehr, E.L. Sgt.
R Leahy, W.E. Sgt.
E Stout, J. S/Sgt.
RW Cobb, C.E. S/Sgt.
LW Girulat, R.M. Sgt.
TG Larmee, W.H. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 169

P Harding, W.A. 1st Lt.
CP Morrow, E.T. 2nd Lt.
N Parrish, J.D. 2nd Lt.
B Fisher, J.G. Sgt.
R Dollar, W.H. S/Sgt.
E Butler, C.E. S/Sgt.
RW Smith, R.L. Sgt.
LW Silliman, E. Sgt.
TG Neumann, H.J. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 079

P Mlinarcik, E. 2nd Lt.
CP Parker, R.W. 2nd Lt.
N Caris, R.L. 2nd Lt.
B Caltrider, G.E. Sgt.
R Livingston, F. Sgt.
E Butler, J.M. Sgt.
RW Howard, C.E. Sgt.
LW Kozma, M. Sgt.
TG Franks, A. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 772

P Eyles, E.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Foley, R.T. F/O
N Flugel, R.R. F/O
B Stutzman, R.J. Sgt.
R Barrett, W.R. Sgt.
E Mattera, A.P. Sgt.
RW Shrum, T.H. Sgt.
LW Carpenger, B.E. Sgt.
TG Wengress, C.P. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 577th Sqdn.
A/C 906

P Majesky, A.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Wanner, G.L. 2nd Lt.
N Vought, E.I. 2nd Lt.
B Esenwein, E.R. S/Sgt.
R Ivey, M.A. T/Sgt.
E Patton, F.M. T/Sgt.
RW Baptist, W.B. 1st Lt.
LW Adelman, S. S/Sgt.
TG Martin, J.F. S/Sgt.
RCM Morriset, H.J. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 508

P Vaden, J.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Tichenor, N.K. 2nd Lt.
N Vrable, E.G. 2nd Lt.
B Smith, C.W. S/Sgt.
R Crockett, J.G. S/Sgt.
E Perry, C.E.O. S/Sgt.
RW Wojtowicz, C.T. S/Sgt.
LW Wheelwright, C.D. Sgt.
TG Beaton, S.O. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 203

P Iverson, A.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Mitchell, J.D. 2nd Lt.
N Slobotnick, M.H. 2nd Lt.
B Fialkewicz, W.S.R. Sgt.
R Donovon, G.E. Sgt.
E Winter, C.H. S/Sgt.
RW Rabinowitz, S. Sgt.
LW Johanson, R.J. Sgt.
TG Kinsner, R.A. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 250

P Sisson, T.M. 2nd Lt.
CP Cranson, W.N. 2nd Lt.
N Greening, D.J. 2nd Lt.
B White, E.D. S/Sgt.
R Strausbaugh, R.L. S/Sgt.
E Robinson, J.C. S/Sgt.
RW Jones, M.R. S/Sgt.
LW VanAmburg, C.C. S/Sgt.
TG Kruse, E.K. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 249

P Bilz, J.J. 1st Lt.
CP Slayter, D.W. 1st Lt.
N Barnes, J.M. 1st Lt.
B Overman, D.T. 1st Lt.
R Fahrenbruch, K.G. T/Sgt.
E Grout, A.G. T/Sgt.
RW Poepping, R.F. S/Sgt.
LW Andrews, Q.Q. S/Sgt.
TG Ludwig, D.J. S/Sgt.
NG Beals, B.M. S/Sgt.
RCM Cauchon, L.V, T/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 240

P Case, W.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Griffin, R.E. 2nd Lt.
N Gullick, C.H. 2nd Lt.
B McCoy, F.W. S/Sgt.
R Black, C.B. T/Sgt.
E Kidd, J.L. T/Sgt.
RW Chanson, M.C. S/Sgt.
LW Johnson, R.L. S/Sgt.
TG Lutes, M.A. S/Sgt.
S-27 Dietz, J.D. Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313

P Hotchkiss, V.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Christensen, R.W. 2nd Lt.
N Owen, J.B. 2nd Lt.
NG Daoust, D.R. Sgt.
R Mamukari, P. Sgt.
E Gephard, D.C. Sgt.
RW Gemmato, J. Sgt.
LW Stickley, P.W. Sgt.
TG Meyerowitz, I.J. Sgt.
RCM Foster, W.G. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 578th Sqdn.
A/C 493

P Vickers, R.E. 1st Lt.
CP Schwarzer, D.E. 2nd Lt.
N Roberts, K.E. 2nd Lt.
B Henthorn, W.N. S/Sgt.
R Costanzo, N.T. S/Sgt.
E Krutys, E.V. T/Sgt.
RW Nock, W.H.E. Jr. S/Sgt.
LW Damuth, T.A. S/Sgt.
TG Leinweber, R.L. S/Sgt.

16 Apr 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 577

P Steck, R.O. 1st Lt.
CP Quinn, E.J. 1st Lt.
N Jost, E.G. 1st Lt.
B Gross, E.B. 2nd Lt.
R Parker, R.M. T/Sgt.
E Lewis, M.M. T/Sgt.
RW Thompson, W.J. S/Sgt.
LW Jacobson, C.R. S/Sgt.
TG Peters, R.P. S/Sgt.
PN Johnson, F. 1st Lt.
NV Milrod, M. 1st Lt.

16 Apr 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 886

CA McFadden, J.N. Maj.
P Kerr, D.R. Capt.
CP Fabiani, H.L. 1st Lt.
N Boettcher, R.E. 1st Lt.
B Copple, R.N. 1st Lt.
R Abraham, L.J. T/Sgt.
E Chelenyak, J.A. T/Sgt.
RW Johnson, E.W. S/Sgt.
LW Richardson, W.C. S/Sgt
TG Harmon, G.E. S/Sgt.
NV Mintz, H.B. 2nd Lt.
PN Barry, W.T. 2nd Lt.

16 Apr 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 684

P Prater, W.K. 2nd Lt.
CP Schoellerman, M.L. 2nd Lt.
N Pilcher, W.L. 2nd Lt.
B Fleming, F.E. 1st Lt.
R Killian, C.J. S/Sgt.
E Lawrence, L.J. S/Sgt.
RW Kegler, S.D. Sgt.
LW Healey, J. S/Sgt.
TG Deshantz, D. S/Sgt.
PN Mercer, E.A. 2nd Lt.
NV Thompson, J.D. 1st Lt.
Radar Op. Bianucci, R.R. 1st Lt.

16 Apr 1945 579th Sqdn.
A/C 899

P Linzmeier, R.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Fisher, R.M. 2nd Lt.
N Gallagher, W.W. 1st Lt.
B Schutze, G.C. 2nd Lt.
R Hughes, C.B. T/Sgt.
E Connor, E.J. T/Sgt.
RW Specht, C.O. Sgt.
LW Downing, J.E. S/Sgt.
TG Watts, F. S/Sgt.
PN Creme, A.R. 1st Lt.
NV Tucker, W.L. 1st Lt.




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