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27 May 1944 Mission #93 Target: Saarbrucken

General briefings were conducted at 0615 and 0700 hours for (26) crews. Captain Weiland in a 577th lead ship was assigned Bombardier chores with Lieutenant Morton as Bombardier in the other lead 578th aircraft. A total of (24) ships went over the target dropping (240) 500# GP bombs with excellent results. Enemy fighters were not encountered and flak was moderate and fairly accurate causing damage to (11) aircraft but no casualties. All aircraft returned safely around 1845 hours after an eight hour plus mission.


27 MAY 1944

MISSION #93      Target: Saarbrucken

27 May 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 045

P Evans, A.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Fenton, J.S. 2nd Lt.
N Shoenberger, R.W. 2nd Lt.
B Conner, J.K. 2nd Lt.
E Patterson, R.C. S/Sgt.
R Glowienke, G.A. S/Sgt.
RW Kirkpatrick, H.K. S/Sgt.
LW Naber, H.W. Sgt.
BT Powell, L.R. Sgt.
TG Altschaft, W.L. Sgt.

27 May 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 772

P Stoltz, C.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Paine, A.E. 2nd Lt.
N Anderson, C.R. 2nd Lt.
NG Dahl, C.R. S/Sgt.
E Vowels, L.J. S/Sgt.
R Coolidge, D.B. T/Sgt.
RW Cole, M.A. S/Sgt.
LW Burke, W.N. S/Sgt.
BT Torres, E.J. S/Sgt.
TG Jenkins, W.B. T/Sgt.

27 May 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 156

P Tyler, A.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Ricci, J.A. 2nd Lt.
N Bassett, E.F. 2nd Lt.
NG Podolski, P.D. S/Sgt.
E MacDonald, G.E. T/Sgt.
R Metz, W. T/Sgt.
RW Blaida, J.M. S/Sgt.
LW Brown, G.R. S/Sgt.
BT McDonnell, K.A. S/Sgt.
TG Troutman, E.A. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 222

P Hofmann, H.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Gorton, C.E. 2nd Lt.
N Randall, J.A. 2nd Lt.
B Wise, D.C. 2nd Lt.
E Boney, R.E. S/Sgt.
R McNutt, W.H. Sgt.
RW Dopson, V.H. Sgt.
LW Kamacho, J.A. Sgt.
BT Sanders, O.B. Sgt.
TG Goo, R.F. Sgt.

27 May 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 433

P Bratton, K.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Hurd, W.F. 2nd Lt.
N Colbrook, W.L. 2nd Lt.
B Wytak, S.M. 2nd Lt.
E Simmons, W.W. T/Sgt.
R Lennert, B.J. T/Sgt.
RW Gereben, A. S/Sgt.
LW Friemuth, H.E. Pvt.
BT Simpson, C.S. Pvt.
TG Hamilton, W.S. T/Sgt.

27 May 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 031

P Demers, J.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Sylvester, H. 2nd Lt.
N Neisloss, S.L. 2nd Lt.
B Adamson, J.C. 2nd Lt.
E Bell, E.M. S/Sgt.
R Galea, J.H.D. S/Sgt.
RW Allen, W.J. Sgt.
LW Baer, D.J. Sgt.
BT Adelson, D. Sgt.
TG Arnold, E.L. Sgt.

27 May 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 649 (no mission credit)

P Belitz, H.G. 1st Lt.
CP Cook, L.B. 2nd Lt.
N Smith, P.J. 2nd Lt.
NG Barber, D.O. S/Sgt.
E Sekul, J.G. S/Sgt.
R Mulhern, R.T. S/Sgt.
RW Vineall, B.H. Sgt.
LW Smith, W.H. Sgt.
BT Peters, H.J. Sgt.
TG Walz, H.R. Sgt.

27 May 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 642

P Gonseth, F. Capt.
CP Francine, J.L. Maj.
N Delach, J.J. 1st Lt.
N Birnbaum, S.I. 2nd Lt.
B Weiland, H.F. Capt.
E Jennings, H.C. T/Sgt.
R Kirkpatrick, H.L. T/Sgt.
RW Driver, D.M. S/Sgt.
LW Whalen, J.S. S/Sgt.
BT Feller, N.L. S/Sgt.
TG Dedmon, S.E. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 058

P Bradford, M.A. 1st Lt.
CP Holben, W.P. 2nd Lt.
N Maxfield, W.P. 2nd Lt.
NG Potasiewicz, J.F. Pvt.
E Chapman, K.W. T/Sgt.
R O'Brien, W.W. T/Sgt.
RW Reausaw, F.M. S/Sgt.
LW Macklin, C.D. T/Sgt.
BT Wakelee, D.L. S/Sgt.
TG Yanora, M.R. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 415

P Copp, R.D. Capt.
CP Bate, H.C. 2nd Lt.
N Schofield, D.J. 2nd Lt.
N Sackler, H.J. 2nd Lt.
B Benenson, M. 2nd Lt.
E Hodge, G.L. T/Sgt.
R Bisnett, B.R. T/Sgt.
RW Matthews. A.D. S/Sgt.
LW Hohman, H. S/Sgt.
BT Nowicki, M.M. S/Sgt.
TG Noone, T.E. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 027

P Whittemore, W.T. 1st Lt.
CP Ackerman, J.M. 2nd Lt.
N Issenberg, M. 2nd Lt.
NG Lampe, M. S/Sgt.
E Peterson, C.L. S/Sgt.
R Ammon, R.H. S/Sgt.
RW Hultengren, C.W. S/Sgt.
LW Altemus, C.V. Sgt.
BT Holder, O.E. Sgt.
TG Tremlett, R.S. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 961

P Hunsaker, B.W. 1st Lt.
CP Lach, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N Roy, D.G. 2nd Lt.
B Beezley, D.D. 2nd Lt.
E Bodkins, F.C. T/Sgt.
R Rue, A.W. T/Sgt.
RW Ligon, A.C. Sgt.
LW Scheide, H.W. S/Sgt.
BT Friedel, C.F. Sgt.
TG Leech, R.M. Sgt.
NG Kleber, W.M. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 896

P Stroble, W.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Slafka, C.M. 2nd Lt.
N McMahon, E.J. F/O
NG Haukom, C.B. S/Sgt.
E Vassey, E.E. T/Sgt.
R Bull, F.L. S/Sgt.
RW Spika, C.J. S/Sgt.
LW Vickery, P.C. S/Sgt.
BT Brent, L.H. S/Sgt.
TG Vetrano, A. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 478

P Bridson, G.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Green, J.A. 2nd Lt.
N White, R.L. 2nd Lt.
B Willemin, W.W. 2nd Lt.
E Ashcraft, B. S/Sgt.
R Paolucci, U. S/Sgt.
RW Seery, J.B. S/Sgt.
LW Stafford, J.A. S/Sgt.
BT Powers, G. S/Sgt.
TG Tatelbaum, G. S/Sgt.
OBS Phelps, G.A. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 466

CA Stauder, J.B. Capt.
P Muldoon, J.E. 1st Lt.
CP Otis, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Ortenberg, B. 2nd Lt.
B Morton, E.R. 2nd Lt.
E Byrd, J.M. T/Sgt.
R DeHoff, L.V. T/Sgt.
RW Carpenter, J.A.S/Sgt.
LW Bluejacket, J.W. S/Sgt.
BT Bednarcik, S.A. S/Sgt.
TG Svoboda, J.J. S/Sgt.
NG Daniels, A.S. 2nd Lt.

27 May 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 041

P Henderson, P.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Stull, R.B. 2nd Lt.
N Allen, H.W. 1st Lt.
B Williamson, R.D. 2nd Lt.
E Thompson, A.W. S/Sgt.
R Burns, P.J. S/Sgt.
RW Smith, G.R. Sgt.
LW Vantine, J.E. Sgt.
BT Ivey, E.H. Jr. Jr. Sgt.
TG Howell, J.L. Sgt.

27 May 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 604

P Sabourin, R.E. 1st Lt.
CP Amble, E.F. 2nd Lt.
N Lipschitz, J. F/O
B Singleton, W.T. 2nd Lt.
E Hollien, F.J. S/Sgt.
R Spagnola, J.T. S/Sgt.
RW Mateski, W.J. S/Sgt.
LW Robbins, K.H. S/Sgt.
BT Mahon, E.M. Pvt.
TG Moran, E.J. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 338

P Zweig, L.E. 1st Lt.
CP Burge, H.L. 2nd Lt.
N Quail, J.L. 2nd Lt.
B Bruce, J.C. 2nd Lt.
E Baxter, O. Jr. S/Sgt.
R Callahan, C.J. S/Sgt.
RW Strally, S.R. S/Sgt.
LW Jessen, M.M. Sgt.
BT Shinske, J.C. Sgt.
TG Smith, L.F. Sgt.

27 May 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 337

P McCarthy, C.G. 1st Lt.
CP Long, J.D. 1st Lt.
N Keck, R.W. 1st Lt.
B Mellow, N.J. T/Sgt.
E Edwards, C.E. T/Sgt.
R Begley, J.F. T/Sgt.
RW Biska, S.L. S/Sgt.
LW Medel, M.N. T/Sgt.
BT LeBleu, L.W. S/Sgt.
TG Wilk, H. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 037

P Thomas, J.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Whitford, D. 2nd Lt.
N McFarlin, J.F. F/O
B Hyre, G.R. F/O
E Nicolson, A. S/Sgt.
R Haywood, H.F. S/Sgt.
RW Powers, R.J. Sgt.
LW McEvoy, P.S. Sgt.
BT Eller, M. Sgt.
TG O'Neill, W.P. Sgt.

27 May 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 448

P Niederriter, R.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Spencer, F.R. 2nd Lt.
N Richert, G.W. F/O
B Correnty, R.D. 2nd Lt.
E Maertens, H.J. S/Sgt.
R Underwood, J.W. S/Sgt.
RW Greenwood, I.G. Sgt.
NG Flowers, W.C. Sgt.
BT Traina, S. Sgt.
TG Spurgeon, E.F. Sgt.

27 May 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 990

P Hunt, N.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Roetzel, P.B. 2nd Lt.
N Shelton, O.W. 2nd Lt.
B Sullivan, F.J. 2nd Lt.
E McKinzie, W.L. T/Sgt.
R Wilkinson, H.C. T/Sgt.
RW Osment, M. S/Sgt.
LW Bennett, G.H. S/Sgt.
BT Jackson, L.A. S/Sgt.
TG Whitlock, G.E. Pvt.
OBS Salus, R.W. S/Sgt.

27 May 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 343

P Bell, C.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Dorn, W.A. 2nd Lt.
N Orenbach, D. 2nd Lt.
NG McEwan, D.L. S/Sgt.
E Gilmore, E.E. T/Sgt.
R Knight, J.S. T/Sgt.
RW Asch, H.W. S/Sgt.
LW Seymour, A.S. S/Sgt.
BT Blanco, J.W. S/Sgt.
TG Egan, A.J. Sgt.

27 May 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 137

P Schafer, W.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Winans, G.L. 2nd Lt.
N Martin, A.V. F/O
B Jaffe, A.J. 2nd Lt.
E Reid, H.R. S/Sgt.
R Ward, R.A. S/Sgt.
RW Bell, R.N. Sgt.
LW Razo, E.G. Sgt.
BT Miller, S. Sgt.
TG Pitts, J.B. Sgt.

27 May 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C ?

P Ruvolis, L. Jr. 2nd Lt.
CP Wunderlin, C.F. 2nd Lt.
N Mayer, R.S. F/O
B Young, E. 2nd Lt.
E Cowley, J.C. S/Sgt.
R Garvey, J.A. S/Sgt.
RW Beltz, G.E. Sgt.
LW Schenkenberger, J. Sgt.
BT White, R.A. Sgt.
TG Sheridan, T.V. Sgt.

27 May 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 544

P Gann, D.L. 1st Lt.
CP Dick, W.C. 2nd Lt.
N Spensley, R.E. 2nd Lt.
B Cunniff, V.L. 2nd Lt.
E Puchir, J. S/Sgt.
R Carroll, J.T. T/Sgt.
RW Anderson, A.R. S/Sgt.
LW Shrader, C. T/Sgt.
BT Reynolds, R.L. S/Sgt.
TG Sinclair, R.E. S/Sgt.

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