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25 August 1944 Mission #158 Target: Schwerin

On this date, Lieutenant Colonel Lorin Johnson, Group Commander, was promoted to Colonel. The target for his Group this date was the Focke Wulf 190 assembly plant at Schwerin. Briefings were conducted at 0400 and 0500 for (36) aircrews and at 0715 hours all Group ships began take-offs. A total of (35) went over the target releasing (404) 500# bombs. The lead and high squadrons hit the MPI with good results and the low squadron’s release was unobserved due to low clouds. No enemy aircraft were seen and flak was negligible. Aircraft recovered at Wendling at 1515 hours.

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CREW LOADING LIST FOR
25 AUGUST 1944

MISSION #158      Target: Schwerin



25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 194

P Richeson, W.H. 1st Lt.
CP Wiley, D.A. 2nd Lt.
N Frey, J.J. 1st Lt.
B Claytor, D.D. 2nd Lt.
E Glover, B.E. Sgt.
R Danner, E.W. S/Sgt.
RW Montgomery, H. S/Sgt.
LW Dosier, C.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Baer, D.J. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 357

P Holliday, B.L. 1st Lt.
CP McFarland, J.D. 2nd Lt.
N McCutcheon, J. 2nd Lt.
B Serna, M.M. 2nd Lt.
E Sevier, R.M. T/Sgt.
R Rambo, K.B. T/Sgt.
RW Johnson, L.A. S/Sgt.
LW Wattles, L.O. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Negus, J.V. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916

P Johnson, R.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Ellis, J.F. 2nd Lt.
N Hildebrand, L.C. 2nd Lt.
B Mountain, J.G. 2nd Lt.
E Stolins, E.A. Sgt.
R Holmes, E.L. Sgt.
RW Daniels, J. Cpl.
LW Gordon, G.P. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Cochran, J.D. Cpl.

25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 432

P Hart, W. 2nd Lt.
CP Crawford, D.A. 2nd Lt.
N Berger, G. 2nd Lt.
NG Griesbaum, L.A. Sgt.
E Shields, V.E. S/Sgt.
R Young, W.S. Sgt.
RW Stern, J. Sgt.
LW Genna, N.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Clemmer, C.J. Sgt.
Radar Henry, R.L. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 480

P Barnes, W.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Arnold, J.W. 2nd Lt.
N Dieruff, R.C. 2nd Lt.
NG McGuire, E.P. Cpl.
E Wilson, W.W. Cpl.
R Benson, L.R. Cpl.
RW Cosentino, C. Cpl.
LW Braman, J.L. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Harvell, J.E. Cpl.

25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 991

P Peifer, K.W. 1st Lt.
CP Nielsen, P.H. 2nd Lt.
N Ott, C.A. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Thornborrow, R.R. T/Sgt.
R Fitzmorris, T.L. T/Sgt.
RW Nichols, L.E. S/Sgt.
LW Parrish, J.I. S/Sgt.
BT Sherman, I.G. S/Sgt.
TG Calvitt, J.L. S/Sgt.


25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 617

P Novik, A.J. 1st Lt.
CP Graves, J.H. 2nd Lt.
N Fife, R.M. 2nd Lt.
NG Glass, R.D. Cpl.
E DiMarco, F.J. Cpl.
R Hildebrand, R.O. Sgt.
RW Graves, R.H. Cpl.
LW Watkins, M.F. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Buckley, C.A. Cpl.

25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 299

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

25 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 131

P Meehan, J.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Carey, H.V. 2nd Lt.
N McAfee, S.P. F/O
B Herzig, H. 2nd Lt.
E Cohen, N.J. S/Sgt.
R Candido, C.D. S/Sgt.
RW Lynch, R.C. Sgt.
LW Conner, P.P. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Lange, D.H. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 867

P Pierce, W.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Williamson, D.R. 1st Lt.
N Putziger, S. 2nd Lt.
B Beezley, D.D. 1st Lt.
E Stand, A.J. T/Sgt.
R Rankin, R.P. S/Sgt.
RW Cooperman, G.F. S/Sgt.
LW Ferenc, F.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Carrabba, C. S/Sgt.
NT Liske, J.R. 2nd Lt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 169

P Whitteaker, W.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Cook, L.B. 2nd Lt.
N Kaswan, J. F/O
B Allegretti, E.E. 2nd 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.
NT Surbaugh, E.R. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 151

P Bay, R.A. 1st Lt.
CP Fisher, K.M. 2nd Lt.
N Clancy, E.A. 2nd Lt.
B Henderson, W.M. 2nd Lt.
E Weibusch, W.A. T/Sgt.
R Armstrong, G.H. T/Sgt.
RW Allen, A.W. S/Sgt.
LW DeSalvo, L. S/Sgt.
BT Duncan, W.R. S/Sgt.
TG - -

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 415

P Holmes, H.T. Jr. F/O
CP Barber, J.B. 2nd Lt.
N Peterson, H.L. 2nd Lt.
B - -
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.
NT Tungett, R.G. Sgt.
TG Marinelli, N.R. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 323

P Comeau, E.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Davis, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Neuman, W.E. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Scalet, J. T/Sgt.
R Haney, P.W. S/Sgt.
RW Jasinski, R. Sgt.
LW Kearns, H.H. Sgt.
BT Pendergraft, J.C. Sgt.
TG Krause, H.L. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 758

P Buecheler, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Wardell, J.R. 2nd Lt.
N Luttrell, W.T. F/O
B - -
E Potts, B.F. S/Sgt.
R Cooper, J.P. S/Sgt.
RW Richards, R.H. Sgt.
LW Johnson, J.M. Sgt.
BT Jurgens, H.F. Sgt.
TG Longacre, H.N. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 164

P Solomon, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Kressig, E.L. 2nd Lt.
N Cleverdon, R.N. 2nd Lt.
B Moor, J.W. 2nd Lt.
E Moeller, H.E. S/Sgt.
R Herzlich, L. S/Sgt.
RW Farquharson, G. S/Sgt.
LW Psyk, E.L. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Capik, J.H. Sgt.
NG Gridley, C.V. 2nd Lt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 040

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. S/Sgt.
RW Koegen, F.J. Sgt.
LW Harrow, K.J. Sgt.
BT Thomas, W.J. Sgt.
TG Kent, C.L. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 430

P Brizendine, T.O. 2nd Lt.
CP Lach, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N Roy, D.G. 2nd Lt.
B Gump, J.A. 2nd Lt.
E Bodkins, F.C. T/Sgt.
R Rue, A.W. T/Sgt.
RW Ligon, A.C. S/Sgt.
LW Friedel, C.F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Leech, R.M. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 852

P Johnson, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Cook, J.M. 2nd Lt.
N Waters, J.F. 2nd Lt.
B Weiss, J.E. F/O
E Lang, C.F. S/Sgt.
R Lauger, L. Sgt.
RW Luton, J.D. Sgt.
LW Stickley, F.F. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Van Alstine, N.G. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 548

P Rudd, C.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Benson, R.J. 2nd Lt.
N Dawson, J.B. 2nd Lt.
B Spencer, W.A. 2nd Lt.
E Maynard, C.R. T/Sgt.
R Clapp, R.E.E. Jr. T/Sgt.
RW Hoganson, H.G. Sgt.
LW Dobson, O.F. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Place, R.K. Sgt.
Schaefer, C.E. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 337

P Miller, D.E. 1st Lt.
CP Heller, P. 2nd Lt.
N Moos, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Inamorato, J.T. 2nd Lt.
E Myers, L.P. S/Sgt.
R Luczak, H.J. S/Sgt.
RW Agoglia, E.J. S/Sgt.
LW Duerr, E.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Faulstich, A.F. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 477

P Eggleston, J.W. 1st Lt.
CP Wilson, T. 2nd Lt.
N Zamor, R.J. 2nd Lt.
B Wilfahrt, D.W. 2nd Lt.
E Smith, J.W. T/Sgt.
R Nika, L.E. S/Sgt.
RW Mitchell, R.L. S/Sgt.
LW Murray, J.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Mortimer, D.E. Sgt.
Smith, E.L. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 966

P McClellan, H.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Walker, J.R. 2nd Lt.
N Havel, E.E. 2nd Lt.
B Lipman, B.D. 2nd Lt.
E Berger, R.F. Sgt.
R Kingston, D.B. Sgt.
RW Markle, J.M. Cpl.
LW Pearson, J.W. Cpl.
BT - -
TG Tollok, R.C. Cpl.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 250

P Twining, E.S. 2nd Lt.
CP Duff, A.L. 2nd Lt.
N Bertoli, L.J. 2nd Lt.
B Clark, H.J. 2nd Lt.
E Hostetter, F.E. T/Sgt.
R Hinckley, B.J. T/Sgt.
RW Grimm, R.H. S/Sgt.
LW Maguire, F.H. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Largen, J.E. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313

P Shelley, J.H. 1st Lt.
CP Scarpino, P. 2nd Lt.
N Maroun, N.P. 2nd Lt.
B Chinchilla, F.P. 2nd Lt.
E Kane, F.M. T/Sgt.
R Smith, P.E. Pvt.
RW Hollenbeck, C.E. S/Sgt.
LW Stewart, S.R. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Childers, J.E. Pvt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 241

P Maris, J.R. 1st Lt.
CP Holmes, F. Jr. 2nd Lt.
N Silverman, H.I. 1st Lt.
B Taylor, J.W. 2nd Lt.
E Fitzgerald, M.B. T/Sgt.
R Trinkle, C.E. T/Sgt.
RW Legendre, V.J. S/Sgt.
LW Young, H.M. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Miller, M. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 121

P Jones, H.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Schultz, C.R. 1st Lt.
N Oppenheim, A.M. 2nd Lt.
B George, O. S/Sgt.
E Berezovsky, A. T/Sgt.
R Doolittle, D.R. T/Sgt.
RW Gustavson, R.I. S/Sgt.
LW Ralston, G.J. S/Sgt.
BT Matracia, A.A. S/Sgt.
TG Lockhart, K.T. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 247 (no mission credit)

P Tuchel, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Hay, G.R. 2nd Lt.
N Smith, F.D. 2nd Lt.
B O'Rourke, R.L. S/Sgt.
E Tvergyak, P.A. T/Sgt.
R Johnson, H.K. S/Sgt.
RW Warrick, H.E. S/Sgt.
LW - -
BT Vincent, J.W. Sgt.
TG Carter, D.J. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 238

P Joynt, A.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Taylor, E.J. 2nd Lt.
N Phipps, H.H. 2nd Lt.
B Forsberg, B.F. 2nd Lt.
E Smith, R.A. S/Sgt.
R Apple, O.L. S/Sgt.
RW Floyd, L.G. Sgt.
LW Hester, C.L. S/Sgt.
BT- -
TG Vavra, C.E. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 279

P Sewell, W.P. 2nd Lt.
CP Weise, E.H. 1st Lt.
N Richards, W.J. 2nd Lt.
B Bremer, A.F. 1st Lt.
E Barnes, G.M. T/Sgt.
R Fulton, L.R. T/Sgt..
RW Coogan, A.J. Sgt.
LW Leigh, R.H. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Negri, J.D. Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 186

P Benson, R.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Buccigrossi, S.A. 2nd Lt.
N Keane, J.J.F. 2nd Lt.
B Davenport, J.R. 2nd Lt.
E Solberg, F.O. T/Sgt.
R Davey, J.F. S/Sgt.
RW Middleton, W.H. S/Sgt.
LW Radkiewicz, N.I. S/Sgt.
BT Alexander, R.W. 2nd Lt.
TG Legaard, C. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 697

P Wick, N.J. 1st Lt.
CP Bonifant, J.T. 2nd Lt.
N Greene, D.A. F/O
B Buckles, R.R. F/O
E Knierim, R.A. T/Sgt.
R Taylor, P.W. T/Sgt.
RW Makovy, V. S/Sgt.
LW Sheppard, R.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Reimund, S.J. S/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 495

P Porter, H.K. 2nd Lt.
CP Bolstridge, C. 2nd Lt.
N Behr, A.J. F/O
B Traina, S. S/Sgt.
E DeSario, J.L. S/Sgt.
R Nero, R.A. S/Sgt.
RW Placht, E.J. Sgt.
LW Amato, J.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Zollinger, P.D. Sgt.
Korn, R.N. T/Sgt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 615

P White, E.J. F/O
CP Whalen, J.M. F/O
N Long, W.S. 2nd Lt.
B McMahon, C.D. 1st Lt.
E Hayden, R. T/Sgt.
R McAllaster, R.W. T/Sgt.
RW Egler, M.G. S/Sgt.
LW Sabolish, G. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Ziehm, R.W. Sgt.
NG Shelton, O.W. 1st Lt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 145

CA Westover, C.B. Col.
P Abell, G.W. 1st Lt.
CP Eldridge, M.C. 1st Lt.
N Roberts, M.C. 1st Lt.
B Lawrence, J.S. 1st Lt.
E Tryboski, L.E. T/Sgt.
R Nemeth, P.J. T/Sgt.
RW Hawes, J.C. S/Sgt.
LW Horton, H.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Moore, J.R. S/Sgt.
Morris, J.E. 1st Lt.
Ferry, J.R. Lt.

25 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 150

CA Stauder, J.B. Capt.
P Gonseth, F. Capt.
CP Bate, H.C. 2nd lt.
N Jones, J.H. Capt.
B Connery, M.J. 1st Lt.
E Jennings, H.C. T/Sgt.
R Kirkpatrick, H.L. T/Sgt.
RW Whalen, J.S. S/Sgt.
LW Driver, D.M. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Feller, N.L. S/Sgt.
NV Conrad, J.B. 2nd Lt.
PN Waldo, L.C. 2nd Lt.




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