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12 May 1945 -- Trolley Mission #6

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By this, the sixth Trolley mission, 2AD announced a force of only 186 a/c.  The route and instructions were the same as for the previous day.  Maj. Keilman was in the monitor a/c.  

The 392nd was scheduled for 15 a/c carrying its own personnel and 10 a/c for Steeple Morden.  However, 2/Lt Rigney had to abort at Bassingbourn due to a prop failure and 1/Lt Harding's plane was n
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The following photos were taken on 12 May 1945 Trolley mission by PVT Harvey B. DeVoe Jr.,
a member of the 578th Sqdn's Photographic Section.

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12 May 45 German Industry in the Ruhr Valley
12 May 45 German Industry in the Ruhr Valley
12 May 45 Hermann Goering Steel Works
12 May 45 Hermann Goering Steel Works
12 May 45 Osnabruck
12 May 45 Osnabruck
12 May 45 Bielefield, Recipient of the RAF Earthquake Bombs
12 May 45 Bielefield, Recipient of the RAF Earthquake Bombs
12 May 45 Hamburg
12 May 45 Hamburg
12 May 45 Hamburg #2
12 May 45 Hamburg #2
12 May 45 German Factory
12 May 45 German Factory
12 May 45 Bremen
12 May 45 Bremen



CREW LOADING LIST FOR
12 MAY 1945

Trolley Mission #6


576th Sqdn

12 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
Waggener, L.R. T/Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 297
Yasi, R.L. 2/Lt P
Blanton, G.L. 1/Lt CP
Hamilton, P.L. 1/Lt N
Taylor, B.D. T/Sgt E
Nalette, T.A. T/Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 647 M
Wolak, S. 1/Lt P
Willette, C.G. 1/Lt CP
Longenecker, J.R. 1/Lt N
Bobish, A. T/Sgt E
Murphy, R.C. T/Sgt RO
Campbell, C.A. Sgt
Drummond, W.P. T/Sgt
Ball, L.G. S/Sgt
Heckler, E. T/Sgt
Eckert, J.R. Sgt
Clutter, R.R. Sgt
Weaver, C.M. Sgt
Pisculli, J. Pfc
Brzostowski, J. Pfc
Causey, M.A. Pvt
Palen, J.F. Pvt

12 May 1945 A/C 357
Pennypacker, J.E. Capt P
Szenegato, J. 1/Lt CP
Briggs, F.S. 2/Lt N
Brooks, V.B. S/Sgt E
Merchant, W.D. T/Sgt RO
Strohmeyer, J.E. Cpl
Berry, F.S. S/Sgt
Tatman, H.E. Cpl
Keslosky, N. Sgt
Schick, R.W. Sgt
Gramaglia, J.A. Cpl
Ferrel, M.J. Cpl
Duhe, H.B. Cpl
Groody, R. Pvt
Eixenberger, E.M. S/Sgt
Howldin, C. Sgt

12 May 1945 A/C 916
Rohrer, L.M. 2/Lt P
Schultze, E.J. 2/Lt CP
Dupuis, I.C. 2/Lt N
McConnell, C.J. S/Sgt E
Paul, D.K. Sgt RO
Jaroscak, R. S/Sgt
Baird, R.F. Sgt
Herbach, B.W. Sgt
Williams, D. Cpl
Price, L.E. Cpl
Price, R.G. Cpl
Newstrom, L.D. Pfc
Watson, A. Pfc
Albright, E.W. Pfc
Thompson, I.E. Pvt
Silvester, H.A.

12 May 1945 A/C 589 F
Sincock, W.R. 1/Lt P
Johnston, N.F. 1/Lt CP
Balides, T. 1/Lt N
Swisher, W.O. T/Sgt E
Ostrove, H. T/Sgt RO
McDonough Capt
Robinson Capt
Williams, A.R. 1/Lt
Grzylo, J.P. T/Sgt
Noyd, W.S. Capt
Domme, E.J. S/Sgt
Siegfried, J.P. 1/Lt
Edwards, C.T. LAC (R.A.F.)
Robbins, D.H. 1/Lt
Hall, H.D. S/Sgt
Kay, J.E. S/Sgt

12 May 1945 A/C 770
Proctor, H.E. 2/Lt P
Russell, C.E. 2/Lt CP
Plagenhoef, S.C. 2/Lt N
Lewis, A.J. T/Sgt E
Perry T/Sgt RO
Dykes, W.J. S/Sgt
Shannan, J.T. S/Sgt
Maxey, H.W. Cpl
Suttinger, E.F. Cpl
Pyle, J.E. Pvt
Wilson, J.P. Pvt
Miller, F.R. Pvt
Watson, R.D. Pfc
Sheppard, E.F. Pvt
Brookstein, H.S. Cpl
Schenck, E. Sgt

577th Sqdn

12 May 1945 A/C 448
(Did not fly–not enough passengers)
Harding, W.A. 1/Lt P
Morrow, E.T. 2/Lt CP
Parrish, J.D. 2/Lt N
Butler, C.E. S/Sgt E
Dollar, W.H. T/Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 151
Mlinarcik, E. 2/Lt P
Parker, R.W. 2/Lt CP
Caris, R.L. 2/Lt N
Butler, J.M. S/Sgt E
Livingston, F. S/Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 647 M
(Did not fly–prop failure
at Bassingbourne)
Rigney, J.A. 2/Lt P
Day, J.G. 2/Lt CP
Clark, T.R. 2/Lt N
Bachar, A.H. Sgt E
Bergeron, A.H. Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 390 A+
Inman, C.E. 1/Lt P
Ondrasek, J.G. 2/Lt CP
Lange, E.A. 2/Lt N
Kamholz, E.J. T/Sgt E
Flake, R.M. Jr. T/Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 901
Shaw, B.R. 1/Lt P
Bachman, L.W. 1/Lt CP
Anstey, M.P. 2/Lt N
Kedenburg, J. T/Sgt E
Sturm, W.A. T/Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 906
McKellar, C.C. 2/Lt P
Owen, J.L. 2/Lt CP
James, H.P. 2/Lt N
Cole, E.W. S/Sgt E
Bova, N.G. Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 753 Q+
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
Edmunds, G.A. T/Sgt
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

578th Sqdn

12 May 1945 A/C 493
Bell, W.M. Capt P
Griffin, R.E. 1/Lt CP
Allen, H.W. Capt N
Berthieume, R.E. Capt E
Black, C.B. T/Sgt RO
Wilson, R.C. 1/Lt
Mommer, H. 1/Lt
Niles, J. Cpl
Easley, N. Cpl
Snorgrass, L. Cpl
Costes, R.C. Sgt
Soliz, J.P.
Folkert, J.E. Capt
Smith, G.R.
Robinson

12 May 1945 A/C 568
Vaden, J.C. 1/Lt P
Tichenor, N.C. 1/Lt CP
Vrable, E.G. 2/Lt N
Perry, C.E.O. T/Sgt E
Crockett, J.G. T/Sgt RO
McLain, B.G. Pvt
Pence, T.D. S/Sgt
Armand, R.C. S/Sgt
Solonka, S. S/Sgt
Fleming, R.R. S/Sgt
Harned, R.G. Sgt
Holder, R.B. Pfc
Healey, J.F. Cpl
Lee, R.D. Cpl
Norris, R.T. Pvt

12 May 1945 A/C 511
Adsit, B.D. 1/Lt P
Weber, M. F/O CP
Wedgeworth, Q.R. 1/Lt N
McDonald, R.C. T/Sgt E
Close, H.R. T/Sgt RO
Hartfield, H.M. Pfc
Rosen, I. Cpl
Rose, D. Cpl
Keck, H.L. Jr. S/Sgt
Jordon, R.W. M/Sgt
Robson, G.I. S/Sgt
Volkman, Z. Cpl
Martin, C.H. Sgt
Wojtkowski, H.F. Cpl
Irvin, R.H. Sgt

12 May 1945 A/C 250
Bledsoe, W.E. 1/Lt P
Hamm, D.R. F/O CP
Czyz, E.J. 2/Lt N
Miller, R.M. T/Sgt E
Denison, L.E. T/Sgt RO
Winkler Pfc
Moore, C. Pfc
Miller, C.J. Sgt
Donovan, J.R. Sgt
Williams, T.D. Pfc
Rowe, J.M. Cpl
Kruse, H.C. Cpl
Head, W.O. Cpl
Higgins, J.D. M/Sgt
Derey, M. S/Sgt

12 May 1945 A/C 205
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
Hall, W.S. Sgt
Lear, H.B. Pfc
Yout, J. Cpl
Bartle, L.O. Pfc
Hand, R.C. Cpl
Star, A.C. Cpl
Nichols, C.E. 1/Sgt
Fussell, G.C. Cpl
Chambers, H.R. Sgt
Andrews, O.G. S/Sgt

12 May 1945 A/C 249
Sisson, T.M. 1/Lt P
Cranson, W.N. 2/Lt CP
Greening, D.J. 2/Lt N
Strausbaugh, R. T/Sgt RO
Moody, J.I. Cpl
Johnson, A.H. Pfc
Taub, J.J. Cpl
Bennett, H.R. Pfc
Sauers, T.L. Cpl
Fitzgerald, C.C. Pfc
Farrow, C.R. T/Sgt
Davis, C.W. S/Sgt
Graham, C.R. Sgt
Brown, R.D. Cpl

12 May 1945 A/C 436
Tokarsky, A. 1/Lt P
Moore, M.R. F/O CP
King, F.S. 2/Lt N
Dowling, R.D. T/Sgt E
Vivero, D.L. T/Sgt RO
Dreher, J.H. T/Sgt
Mallory, D.E. S/Sgt
Kobylarz, J.F. S/Sgt
Groth, M.W. Cpl
Keck, K. Sgt
Phillips, C. S/Sgt
Lofton, M. Sgt
Drury, R.L. S/Sgt
Hafley, Fred Pfc
Porfirio, A. S/Sgt
Clark, D.J. Capt

579th Sqdn
12 May 1945 A/C 671
Neundorf, C.A. Capt P
White, E.J. 2/Lt CP
Havel, E.E. 1/Lt N
Snoden, A. 1/Lt B
Affinito T/Sgt RO
and passengers
from Steeple Morden

12 May 1945 A/C 577
Steck, R.O. 1/Lt P
Quinn, E.J. 1/Lt CP
Jost, E.G. 1/Lt N
Lewis, M.M. T/Sgt E
Parker, R.M. T/Sgt RO
DeVoe, H.B.
Kamacho, J.
Jaffee, H.D.
Ringwald
Masterson
Jenkins
Doucette
Lanstedt
McClure
Jones
Wallen

12 May 1945 A/C 663
Miller, R.L. Capt P
Schoellerman 1/Lt CP
Munter, L. 1/Lt N
Fritz, G.G. T/Sgt E
Tribbett, L.L. T/Sgt RO
Wolfson 1/Lt
DelBueno
Hoyle
Fulwider
Woods, J.D.
Rigsbee
Penequine Cpl
Johnson
Cannon
Trotto Sgt

12 May 1945 A/C 128
Keilman, M.K. Maj. P
McClellan, H.B. Capt CP
Thornburgh, J.W. 1/Lt N
Conrad, D.E. Sgt E
Hughes, C.B. Sgt RO
Stromburg 1/Lt
Goar Capt
Woodard Capt
Burke Capt
Fore Capt
Gessel Capt
Frasier
MacFarlane
Teufel
Goff
Hunt




COOKS TOUR

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COOKS TOUR LOADING LIST FOR
12 MAY 1945

Report to Sta Y-55
12 May 1945


Gp HQ
McBride, Michael J. T/Sgt
King, Thomas J. M/Sgt.

10thStaCompSqdn
Barnhill, Jesse J. Capt

2nd Air Div
Glettler, Bernard U. Capt



576th Sqdn
Madonna, Arthur M/Sgt

577th Sqdn
Turner, Robert C. 1/Lt
Chantelois, Glen G. M/Sgt

578th Sqdn
Kent, George W. M/Sgt
Seisser, Alfred J. T/Sgt

579th Sqdn
Zuber, Thomas W. M/Sgt
Baccari, Louis B. M/Sgt




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