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8 May 1945 -- Trolley Mission #2

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The route for this mission: Base to Southwold, then Ostend, Mannheim, Aschaffenberg, Frankfurt, Bingen, Koblenz, Bonn, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Brussels, Ostend, Southwold, and return to base.

The 392nd sent up 39 planes with 390 passengers. LtCol Cameron of 44th BG was in the patrol a/c.


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German Industry in the Ruhr Valley
German Industry in the Ruhr Valley
Bremen, Germany
Bremen, Germany
Osnabruck, Germany
Osnabruck, Germany
An airfield somewhere between Hamburg and Hamm, Germany
An airfield somewhere
between Hamburg and Hamm, Germany
Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg, Germany
Hamm, Germany
Hamm, Germany
 
May 8, 1945
 
May 8, 1945
 
Cologne Cathedral
 



CREW LOADING LIST FOR
8 MAY 1945

Trolley Mission #2


576th Sqdn
8 May 1945 A/C 527
Rohrer, L.M. 2/Lt P
Schultze, E.J., 2/Lt CP
Dupuis, I.C., 2/Lt N
McConnell, C.J. S/Sgt E
Perry, E., T/Sgt RO
Meister, W.S. M/Sgt
Selby, W.A. S/Sgt
Alston, S.M. Sgt
Helzer, W.C. Sgt
Hoster, S.F. Sgt
Taylor, J.F. Cpl
Bruenderman, L.L. Cpl
Lawrence, R.S. Cpl
Manuel, R.L. Cpl
Aloia, A.A. Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 545
Raczko, W. 1/Lt P
McGill, C.L. 1/Lt CP
Cline, A. 2/Lt N
Reynolds, J.R. T/Sgt E
Van Deven, J.K. T/Sgt RO
Evans, I.C. Cpl
Pederson, O.A. T/Sgt
Pontow, M.E. Sgt
Coleman, J.C. Pfc
Baker, E.F. Sgt
Bignell, J.J. LAC/R.A.F.
Orzech, J.H. S/Sgt
Gill, C.A. Sgt
Sammons, L. Sgt
Kirkpatrick, Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 916
Lienemann, A.F. 2/Lt P
Knaver, J.G. F/O CP
Hanna, L.B. 2/Lt N
Lee, C.D. Sgt E
Petrosky, J.M. Sgt RO
Hall, H.D. S/Sgt
Garcia, E.E. Pfc
Sheppard, F.L. Pfc
Beech, R.L. Pfc
Ketterer, C. S/Sgt
Canales, S.C. Cpl
Alsheimer, A.W. Pfc
DelaRosa, J.Y. Pfc
Miller, R.B. Cpl
Chipton, J.C. Pfc

8 May 1945 A/C 991
Proctor, H.E. 2/Lt P
Russell, C.E. 2/Lt CP
Plagenhoef, S.C. 2/Lt N
Lewis, A.J. T/Sgt E
Young, J.W. Cpl RO
Maryon, P.J. Pfc
Lipphardt, W.A. Sgt
Newstrom, L.D. Pfc
Price, L.E. Cpl
Olson, R.K. T/Sgt
Pasco, W.J. S/Sgt
Wade, T.E. S/Sgt
Januszewski, J.J. Sgt
Nicholaou, G.J. Sgt
Barrows, M. Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 194 W
Wolak, S. 1/Lt P
Willett, C.E. 2/Lt CP
Longenecker, J.R. 2/Lt N
Bobish, A. T/Sgt E
Murphy, R.C. T/Sgt RO
Maddalo, D.J. Pfc
Ashman, H.W. Cpl
Jaroscak, R. S/Sgt
Conrad, H.C. Sgt
Tingle, J.B. S/Sgt
Hensler, L.P. S/Sgt
Taylor, B.D. T/Sgt
Kyle, O.S. Cpl
Ditch, E.R. Cpl
Garrett, Paul Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 571
Crowell, R.K. 1/Lt P
Berkley, J.B. 1/Lt CP
Byrnes, W.B. 1/Lt N
Hough, J.F. M/Sgt E
Colquhoun, R.N. S/Sgt RO
Hampton, F/O
Tatman, H.E. Cpl
Cornell, Price H. Pfc
Santimauro, M.J. Cpl
Rounthwate, R.W. Cpl
Viera, Donald C. Sgt
Goodman, William S/Sgt
Donovan, Roy R. S/Sgt
Bambauer, Gilbert R.  Sgt
Mangrum, Ed Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 299 A
Harcus, R.W. 1/Lt P
Thompson, J.R. 1/Lt CP
Adler, M.N. 1/Lt N
Thomas, E. T/Sgt E
Shanley, J.V. T/Sgt RO
Liston, W.O. S/Sgt
Garlow, A. Cpl
Bligh, R.W. Sgt
Accardo, C.A. Cpl
Dellegren, M. Pfc
Harger, R. Sgt
Crumm Sgt
Faulkner, I. Sgt
Sewell, J.E. T/4
Putnam, Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 770 V
MacFarlane, D.R. 1/Lt P
Sullivan, J.W. 2/Lt CP
Petree, W.B. 2/Lt N
Colasanti, B.R. S/Sgt E
Danielchik, E.R. S/Sgt RO
Hozeny, W.J. S/Sgt
Kline, E.A. Pfc
Gershenson, H.M. T/Sgt
Warner, S.E. Pvt.
Miller, J.W. Cpl
Stone, C.H. S/Sgt
Ardiff, J.R. Sgt
Liston, D.C. Sgt
Boerboom, A.J. M/Sgt
Priele, L.A. Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 650 B
Earl, P.R. 1/Lt P
Smiley, W.R. 1/Lt CP
Perkins, R.W. 2/Lt N
Woods, R.E. T/Sgt E
Irish, E.W. T/Sgt RO
Jakusik, E.P. Sgt
Gregory, J.S. Cpl
Thompson, H.E. Sgt
Rakoski, R.R. Sgt
Riopko, H. Sgt
Davidson, H.T. Sgt
Durco, J.R. T/Sgt
Ranta, W.H. S/Sgt
Schufelt, K. S/Sgt
Schafer, J.G. S/Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 505
Smith, K.A. 1/Lt P
Perkins, G.A. 1/Lt CP
Vealy, S.L. F/O N
Seyfreid, W.V. S/Sgt E
Merchant, W.D. T/Sgt RO
Biermann, D.F. 1/Lt
Neustadt, W. 1/Lt
Bain, A.N. Cpl
Barclay, D.K. Sgt
Bean, R.C. Pfc
Ohlund, F.W. 1/Lt
Molnar, H.N. Sgt
Duhe, H.B. Cpl
Gramaglia, J. Cpl
Hampsten, L. Sgt
Spitzer, N. Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 647
Teipel, H.N. Capt P
NOTE:  Crew load list
not available;
5 crew and 10 passengers

8 May 1945 A/C 357
Ault, D.E. 2/Lt P
Mahoney, J.P. F/O CP
Lang, H.A. F/O N
Dehart, R. T/Sgt E
Buglewicz, G. T/Sgt RO
Wloszek, E.B. S/Sgt
Hamann, A.F. Cpl
Bogoe, R.F. Pfc
Brinegar, W.C. Sgt
Sendor, B.T. S/Sgt
Alever, D.C. Pfc
Bostrum, E.C. S/Sgt
Miksovsky, F.G. T/Sgt
Osseck, P.R. S/Sgt
Van Seoyk, D.S. S/Sgt

577th Sqdn
8 May 1945 A/C 079
Rutherford, W.H. F/O P
Harrelson, W.H. F/O CP
Hanson, S.H. 2/Lt N
Markey, R.A. T/Sgt E
Dion, G.T. T/Sgt RO
Heckler, E. T/Sgt
Gallant, L.E. Cpl
Berry, F.S. S/Sgt
Larson, G. Sgt
Sherman, R. Sgt
Pappianni, A.V. S/Sgt
Strohmeyer, J.E. Cpl
Ball, L.G. S/Sgt
Wendling, J.W. 1/Sgt
Price, R.G. Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 169 G+
Pope, L.S. 2/Lt P
Snowhill, T.B. 2/Lt CP
Rodstein, B. 2/Lt N
Fuller, M.A. S/Sgt E
Reed, D.F. T/Sgt RO
Bury, A.A. S/Sgt
Tacy, D.D. S/Sgt
Weinke, R.B. Pfc
Molano, S. 2/Lt
Slade, R.L. Sgt
Clutter, R.R. Sgt
Whitley, R.W. Cpl
Tran, M. Cpl
Miller, I. Cpl
Westendorf, E.E. Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 151
Barker, W.R. 2/Lt P
Churchwell, W.F. F/O CP
Green, M.L. F/O N
Milstead, W.R. S/Sgt E
Coury, L.J. S/Sgt RO
Campbell, P.E. Sgt
Pryzborski, J.M. Cpl
Martin, R.C. Sgt
Wilson, J.W. Sgt
Eckert, J.R. Sgt
Quinn, J. S/Sgt
Pontac, D. Cpl
Walker, C.F. S/Sgt
Starr, H.G. Cpl
Brinkman, J. Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 118 B+
Clower, W.J. 1/L t P
Reel, H.D. 1/Lt CP
Williams, R.B. 1/Lt N
Tomaszewski, E. T/Sgt E
Stroh, J.E. T/Sgt RO
Booth, W.T. Capt
Shapley, E.C. Sgt
Julien, R.A. 1/Lt
Hamner, G. Cpl
Brookstein, H.S. Cpl
Lebioda, J.J. Pfc
Smarzik, W.P. Cpl
Brady, F.N. Pfc
Calarco, C.A. Cpl
Grzywacz, M.E. Pfc

8 May 1945 A/C 906
Hunsaker, B.W. Capt P
Levin, R.J. 2/Lt   CP
Eldridge, H.N. Capt N
Stout, J. S/Sgt E
Braunhut, J.S. S/Sgt RO
Pennington, Maj
Manning, M/Sgt
Schaul, M/Sgt
Petrea, Sgt
Peterson, Capt
Turner, 1/Lt
Bowling, Sgt
Fink, Cpl
Estelle, 1/Lt
Holland, R. Maj

8 May 1945 A/C 901
Myers, C.E. 1/Lt P
Anderson, K.W. 2/Lt CP
Warntz, W. 2/Lt N
Payton, J.B. S/Sgt E
Jaklinski, B. S/Sgt RO
Cooper, D.W. Sgt
Chaconas, William  S/Sgt
Krell, H. M/Sgt
Blahnick, F. Sgt
Miller, R.T. S/Sgt
Baird, R.L. Sgt
Schrieber, J.P. Cpl
Strahler, P.J. Cpl
Wieder, R.D. Pfc
Smith, U.H. Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 448
Wennerbom, M.T. 2/Lt P
Doutrick, N.K. 2/Lt CP
Frank, K.M. 2/Lt N
Cronin, R.J. Sgt E
Shimer, R.E. S/Sgt RO
Baker, J.H. S/Sgt
Harpman, C.J. Cpl
Blodgett, R.E. Cpl
Kelly, R.W. Cpl
Dresner, A.T. Pfc
Woyden, E.L. Sgt
Lyles, D.A. Sgt
Salmo, J. T/Sgt
Ortego, W.P. Sgt
Velazquez, R.V. Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 238
Eyles, E.E. 2/Lt P
Foley, R.T. F/O CP
Tucker, R.A. 1/Lt N
Mattera, A.P. S/Sgt E
Barrett, W.R. S/Sgt RO
Schmidt, R.L. S/Sgt
Brewer, A.G. Sgt
Moran, N.E. Cpl
Wilson, A. Pfc
Keen, H.J. Sgt
Meade, R.P. Sgt
Duzinsko, S.S. Pfc
Brooks, C.B. Cpl
Hackett, J.E. Sgt
Sink, J.F. Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 040
McKellar, C.C. 2/Lt P
Owen, J.L. 2/Lt CP
James, H.P. 2/Lt N
Cole, E.W. S/Sgt E
Davey, S/Sgt RO
Jarvis, O.E. M/Sgt
Weckerly Cpl
Fore, J. Pfc
Santor, N.J. Sgt
Weaver, C.M. Sgt
Jones, R.M. Sgt
Graham, T.W.
Spencer, O. Pvt.
Pisculli, J. Pfc
Thompson, I.E. Pvt.

8 May 1945 A/C 639 K+
Grabarkiewicz, L. 2/Lt P
Phillips, C.E. 1/Lt CP
Flugel, R.T. F/O N
Duggan, J.J. T/Sgt E
Quagliano, F.A. T/Sgt RO
O'Brien, W.L. T/Sgt
Stepanovic, M. Cpl
Cunningham, S. Cpl
Whitworth, T. S/Sgt
Powlyk, N. Sgt
Winters, C. S/Sgt
Vernon, J. Sgt
Risler, A. Sgt
Moran, V. S/Sgt
Root, L. Pfc

8 May 1945 A/C 753 Q+
Ebersole, H.R. 1/Lt P
Culp, A.B. 2/Lt CP
Sauter, J.C. 2/Lt N
Gabris, J.M. T/Sgt  E
Chew, W.B. S/Sgt RO
Edmunds, G.A. T/Sgt
Dzurco, S.G. M/Sgt
Bianucci, R.R. 1/Lt
Desautell, L.E. Cpl
Coombs, E.R. Sgt
Pike, H. S/Sgt
Bortle, L.O. Pfc
Sherrard, M.E. Cpl
Murphy, C.T. Cpl
Waters, H.E. Pvt.

8 May 1945 A/C 792 S+
Weed, O.F. 1/Lt P
Healy, B.P. 2/Lt CP
Trask, W.V. 2/Lt N
Gorman, E.J. S/Sgt E
Yoak, E.B. T/Sgt RO
Dozoretz, R. S/Sgt
Nellums, L. Sgt
Holzhauer, C.F. S/Sgt
Harper, H.L. Pvt.
Lasater, J.W. Pfc
Cummings, D.G. Cpl
Cohen, M. Sgt
Marx, H. Cpl
Crim, W. Sgt
Hammond, R. Cpl

578th Sqdn
8 May 1945 A/C 436
Tokarsky, A. 1/Lt P
Moore, M.R. 2/Lt CP
King, F.S. 2/Lt N
Dowling, R.L. T/Sgt E
Vivero, D.L. T/Sgt RO
Romska, E.A. Jr. 1/Lt
Church, M.M. Sgt
Baird, V.J. Pfc
Jones, L. Cpl
Lofton, J.H.
Buffin, C.B.
Richards, W. Sgt
Odierno, F. Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 313 W
Iverson, A.B. 2/Lt P
Mitchell, J.D. 2/Lt CP
Slobotnick, M.H. 2/Lt N
Winter, C. S/Sgt E
Donovon, G. Sgt RO
Norby, M.W. T/Sgt
Fleming, R.R. S/Sgt
McGann, E.F. Cpl
Miskimins, I.M. Sgt
Kohoskie, E.C. Cpl
Novak, E.R. Sgt
Garcia, B.G. Pfc
Rooff, H.W. M/Sgt
Willsea, R.W. Cpl
Brooner, H.G. Sgt.

8 May 1945 A/C 477
Ansbro, M.J. 2/Lt P
Wernsman, J.B. 2/Lt CP
Christman, H.E. F/O N
Brierley, A.R. S/Sgt E
O'Brien, B.M. S/Sgt RO
Sulhra, M. Cpl
Lipsen, I. S/Sgt
Halvorsen, A. Sgt
Glading, L. Pvt.
Pettigrew, G. Pfc
Barber, C.M. M/Sgt
Kaufman, A. Sgt
Oxley, W. Cpl
Carson, H. Sgt
Lindenberg Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 284 N
Hotchkiss, V.E. 2/Lt P
Christensen, R.W. 2/Lt CP
Owen, J.B. 2/Lt N
Gephard, D.C. S/Sgt E
Mamukari, P. S/Sgt RO
Goff, E.H. M/Sgt
Moore, R.W. M/Sgt
Sandberg Cpl
Cronin, J. Sgt
Sloan Cpl
Lambert, J. Cpl
Whitehead, D. Cpl
Mathews, K.O. T/Sgt
Lashek, F. S/Sgt
Nussman Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 250
Sisson, T.M. 1/Lt P
Cranson, W.N. 2/Lt CP
Greening, D.J. 2/Lt N
Robinson, J.C. T/Sgt E
Strausbaugh, R.T/Sgt RO
Frye, R.F. Sgt
Freeman, R.E. T/Sgt
Bates, B.E. Sgt
Murawski, T.J. S/Sgt
Holloran, J.D. S/Sgt
Wayland, L. S/Sgt
Riseweick, J.F. Cpl
Archer, W.C. Sgt
Lindenberg, H.B. Cpl

8 May 1945 A/C 205
Petersen, R.R. 2/Lt P
Schafer, G.R. 2/Lt CP
Knudson, C.B. 2/Lt N
Jensen, L.A. S/Sgt E
Dellow, E.L. S/Sgt RO
Thomas, D.J. Sgt
Tulipane, D.J. Sgt
Sherman, J.D. Pfc
Bile, S.J. Sgt
Smith, B.E. Cpl
Pitt, J.H. Sgt
Farley, K.C. M/Sgt
Radice, A. Pfc
Lein, T. Cpl
Tyl, J.J. Pfc

8 May 1945 A/C 493
Player, G.C. Maj. P
Bell, W.M. Capt CP
Allen, H.W. Capt N
Coury, E.D. T/Sgt E
Burns, P.J. T/Sgt RO
Rush Pfc
DiStefano, J. Sgt
Savage Sgt
Casalone, J. Sgt
Harris, W. Capt
Kania, W. Cpl
Goar, J. Capt
Haar, W. 1/Lt
Berthiaume, R. Capt

8 May 1945 A/C 568
Henning, J.C. 1/Lt P
Moser, F.E. 2/Lt CP
Humiston, M.R. 2/Lt N
Regester, R.B. T/Sgt E
Wilkins, R.A. T/Sgt RO
McGirl, Malcolm T. T/Sgt
Adkins, W. S/Sgt
Fichtenmayer, A. Cpl
Ginsburg, M. S/Sgt
Sizemore, J. Cpl
Mucha, J. Sgt
Brown, C. Cpl
Gibboney, R. Pfc
Combs, C.W. Cpl
Fewkes, L.K. Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 42-51249
McCarthy, J.T. 1/Lt P
DeLone, T.H. F/O CP
Deverick, L.M. 2/Lt N
Kniess, J.D. T/Sgt E
Purdy, J.M. S/Sgt RO
Gentile, M.G. Cpl
Nutt, A.S. Cpl
Kocevar, J.L. S/Sgt
Frith, L.A. Pfc
Gray, J.C. S/Sgt
Byers, D.C. Sgt
Dickinson, R.O. Pfc
Lewallen, B. Pfc
Seisser, A. T/Sgt
Farquharson, T. S/Sgt

8 May 1945 A/C 838
Kerr, D.R. Capt P
Fabiani, H.L. 1/Lt CP
Boettcher, R.E. 1/Lt N
Chelenyak, J.A. T/Sgt E
Abraham, L.J. T/Sgt RO
Hoffmeyer, J.A. Pvt.
Fugarazzo, F.T. Sgt
Candea, S.S. Pfc
Mintz, H.B. 1/Lt
Philips
Forter
Decker
Williams, C.G.
Luerson

8 May 1945 A/C 772 Q
Neundorf, C.A. Capt P
Arnold, J.W. 1/Lt CP
Weissberger, M.L. 1/Lt N
Conrad, D.E. S/Sgt E
Fleischman, R.L. T/Sgt RO
Snoden, Arthur 1/Lt G
Reid Cpl
Del Bueno Cpl
Lopez Cpl
Manselillo Sgt
Vacker Cpl
Dodge Sgt
Marinaro Cpl
Wood Sgt
Burford Sgt
Kirchwey S/Sgt

579th Sqdn
8 May 1945 A/C 671
Hoover, J.A. 1/Lt P
Douglass, G.E. 1/Lt CP
Fetter, G.R. 2/Lt N
Marlowe, J.D. T/Sgt E
Affinito, L.J. T/Sgt RO
Cahill, J.E. Cpl
Gusca, W.F. Sgt
Chronowski, S.J. Cpl
Lannon, J.J. S/Sgt
Gayda, F.M. S/Sgt
Fitzgerald, T.R. S/Sgt
Jones, L.A. S/Sgt
Teske, G.R. S/Sgt
Schumaker, M.C. 1/Lt
Williams, O.L. Pvt

8 May 1945 A/C 663
Dawson, H.B. Capt P
Daley, J.C. Capt CP
Thornburgh, J.W. 1/Lt N
Wilkinson, E.J. T/Sgt RO
Carter, W.R. T/Sgt E
Cole Capt
Heuser T/Sgt
Hatcher
Hoffman
Evans
Batenich
McDonald
Gondek
Prestigiarono
Cochran
Paul, R.M. 1/Lt

8 May 1945 A/C 249
Clark, D.L. Capt P
Creel, H.L. 2/Lt CP
Nagler, H.F. F/O N
Keba, J. T/Sgt E
Howeth, G.W. T/Sgt RO
McGarry 1/Lt
Saler
Hass
Paulus
Long
Johnson
Fraser
Semmel
Beavers
McFarland
Hicks

8 May 1945 A/C 670 K
Barnes, W.B. Capt P
Keilman, M.H. Maj CP
Dieruff 1/Lt N
Wilson, W.W. T/Sgt E
Benson, L.R. T/Sgt RO
Devey Sgt
Logue Sgt
Ory Sgt
Stevens
Shantz
Wilson
Pauly
Youtz
McClellan
McCormick
Beever




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