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18 October 1943 - Diversion Mission

A B-17 bomber mission to Düren was recalled over the North Sea when the weather deteriorated.  The B-24s carried out a diversion feint.  According to the 392nd's S-2 Statistical Report, "Succeeded in flushing up fighters.  Probably succeeded in keeping enemy aircraft in that general area."  No mission credit was awarded for that diversion.

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18 Oct 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 492 (no mission credit)

P Ford, J. H. 2nd Lt.
CP Bunting, D.W. 2nd Lt.
N Duncan, R.H. 2nd Lt.
B Machak, J.G. 2nd Lt.
R Kramer, A.W. S/Sgt.
AR Saucedo, J.A. Sgt.
E Lewis, G.F. S/Sgt.
AE Roberson, L.P. S/Sgt.
G Arnold, L.D. Sgt.
AG Overholt, H.R. Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 511 (no mission credit)

P Connery, W.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Cooper, R.W. 2nd Lt.
N Porter, C.V. 2nd Lt.
B Breck. J.H. 2nd Lt.
R Shilling, R.E. T/Sgt.
AR Allen, I.M. S/Sgt.
E Heller, L.M. S/Sgt.
AE Nilson, T.N. T/Sgt.
G Smith, J.W. S/Sgt.
AG Glende, B.I. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 527 (no mission credit)

P Lowell, C.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Patterson, J.B. 2nd Lt.
N McShane, W.F. 2nd Lt.
B Amoss, R.T. 2nd Lt.
R Connolly, M.T. S/Sgt.
AR Bennett, L.G. S/Sgt.
E Jackson, B.F. S/Sgt.
AE Luciano, R.E. S/Sgt.
G Nelson, A.W. S/Sgt.
AG Sambanis, G. Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 537 (no mission credit)

P Clover, D.K. 2nd Lt.
CP Berger, R.M. 2nd Lt.
N McMillan, W.J. 2nd Lt.
B McDonald, P.R. 2nd Lt.
R Galler, I. T/Sgt.
AR Bell, R.W. S/Sgt.
E Losey, J.C. T/Sgt.
AE Crawford, E.G. S/Sgt.
G Ross, J.M. S/Sgt.
AG Royal, C.K. Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 495 (no mission credit)

CA Taylor, W.V. Maj.
P Graper, M.H. 1st Lt.
CP Williamson, D.R. 2nd Lt.
N Jones, J.H. 1st Lt.
B Weiland, H.F. 1st Lt.
B Rapenport, R. 2nd Lt.
R Lorenzen, W.H. T/Sgt.
AR Kolczynski, W.J. S/Sgt.
E McKinley, W.C. T/Sgt.
AE White, F.A. S/Sgt.
G Cordick, D.H. Sgt.
AG Buzick, J.M. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 491 (no mission credit)

P Copp, R.D. 1st Lt.
CP Gilbert, L.G. Maj.
N Gries, R.F. 2nd Lt.
B Kelley, J.J. 2nd Lt.
R Bisnett, B.R. T/Sgt.
AR Nowicki, M.M. S/Sgt.
E Hodge, G.L. T/Sgt.
AE Osterheldt, J.J. S/Sgt.
G Noone, T.E. S/Sgt.
AG Hohman, H. S/Sgt.
Whittaker, J.B. Capt.

18 Oct 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 482 (no mission credit)

P McNichol, T.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Lamer, M. 2nd Lt.
N Naylor, M.W. 2nd Lt.
B Wargo, M.A. 2nd Lt.
R O'Kon, M.A. T/Sgt.
AR MacPherson, A.J. S/Sgt.
E Trumpy, E. T/Sgt.
AE Green, L.A. S/Sgt.
G Rathburn, E.K. S/Sgt.
AG Lloyd, W.A. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 503 (aborted, no
mission credit)

P Gonseth, F. Jr. 1st Lt.
CP Slipp, F.E. 2nd Lt.
N Delach, J.J. 2nd Lt.
B Colburn, R.F. 2nd Lt.
R Kirkpatrick, H.L. T/Sgt.
AR Moor, J.W. 2nd Lt(?)
E Horowitz, G. S/Sgt.
AE Driver, D.M. S/Sgt.
G Fagan, J.E. S/Sgt.
AG Whalen, J.S. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 493 (no mission credit)

P Peterson, L.G. 2nd Lt.
CP Lidgard, W.V. 2nd Lt.
N Long, A.L. 2nd Lt.
B Moor, J.W. 2nd Lt.
R Bellerive, R.O. T/Sgt.
AR Smith, A.C. S/Sgt.
E Lawrence, H.F. T/Sgt.
AE Opsahl, R.C. S/Sgt.
G Stevens, R.K. S/Sgt.
AG Apgar, D.R. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 546 (no mission credit)

P Egan, R.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Basham, F.G. 2nd Lt.
N Harris, W.B. 2nd Lt.
B Gray, W.L. 2nd Lt.
R Pope, F.B. T/Sgt.
AR Stogner, O.T. S/Sgt.
E Hurley, W.F. T/Sgt.
AE Hurley, A. S/Sgt.
G Salisbury, J.F. S/Sgt.
AG Kennedy, B.S. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 490 (no mission credit)

P Carnine, G.D. 1st Lt.
CP Spears, K.E. 2nd Lt.
N Mastron, V. 2nd Lt.
B Byers, W.F. 2nd Lt.
R Barbee, B.B. T/Sgt.
AR Norby, M.W. S/Sgt.
E Hopson, N.A. T/Sgt.
AE Ostroski, L.B. S/Sgt.
G Knies, G.R. S/Sgt.
AG Kwasnycia, N. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 478 (no mission credit)

P Marx, I.S. 2nd Lt.
CP Reade, J.J. 1st Lt.
N Ferrari, V.J. 2nd Lt.
B Roberts, O.E. Jr. 2nd Lt.
R Mandell, N. T/Sgt.
AR Fletcher, E.B. S/Sgt.
E Pose, H.E. T/Sgt.
AE Sanna, M.G. S/Sgt.
G Wright, R.S. S/Sgt.
AG Stewart, J.O. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 483 (aborted, no
mission credit)

P George, F.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Stephens, L.M. 2nd Lt.
N Sweeney, P.J. 2nd Lt.
B Kelly, F.B. 2nd Lt.
R Sweeney, L.F. T/Sgt.
AR Sheppard, W.B. S/Sgt.
E Parker, J.D. T/Sgt.
AE Ellingson, H.E. S/Sgt.
G Theodore, R.N. S/Sgt.
AG Goodall, W.J. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 479 (no mission credit)

P Fogarty, D.M. 2nd Lt.
CP Walker, R.S. 2nd Lt.
N Ott, J.W. 2nd Lt.
B Parish, J.K. 2nd Lt.
R Louizides, S. T/Sgt.
AR Smith, W.W. S/Sgt.
E Slama, A.R. T/Sgt.
AE Painter, R.E. S/Sgt.
G Haskins, B.D. S/Sgt.
AG Kurkomelis, G.C. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 466 (no mission credit)

P Stauder, J.B. 1st Lt.
CP Schoolmaster, C.F. Capt.
N Dinsmore, R.S. 2nd Lt.
B Ward, M.E. 2nd Lt.
R Whitmore, B. T/Sgt.
AR Rider, F.D. S/Sgt.
E Kottke, A.H. T/Sgt.
AE Kimball, R.A. S/Sgt.
G White, T. S/Sgt.
AG Harris, J.N. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 472 (no mission credit)

P McKee, T.R. 1st Lt.
CP Walker, T.G. 2nd Lt.
N Johnson, D.C. 2nd Lt.
B Hunter, R.M. 2nd Lt.
R Morrison, T.C. T/Sgt.
AR Murphy, H.G. Jr. S/Sgt.
E Sackal, W.M. T/Sgt.
AE Nuzum, M.E. S/Sgt.
G Mislinski, G.J. S/Sgt.
AG Harrod, C. Jr. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 626 (no mission credit)

P Voght, G.F. 1st Lt.
CP Detrick, J.W. 1st Lt.
N Witsell, E.F. Jr. Capt.
B Hall, H.P. 1st Lt.
R Andrews, W.E. T/Sgt.
AR Owen, E.D. T/Sgt.
E Castle, O.D. S/Sgt.
AE Ross, J.R. S/Sgt.
G Bacon, G.W. S/Sgt.
AG Dill, W.F. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 543 (no mission credit)

P Nicholson, W.P. 2nd Lt.
CP Culbertson, L.D. 2nd Lt.
N Kary, W.W. 2nd Lt.
B Hammond, J.W. 2nd Lt.
R Chamblin, J.N. T/Sgt.
AR Hoffman, R.H. S/Sgt.
E Myers, H.C. S/Sgt.
AE Perry, R.A. S/Sgt.
G Fons, J.P. S/Sgt.
AG Martin, C.D. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 469 (no mission credit)

P Higgins, J.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Wharton, P. 2nd Lt.
N Casey, H.W. 2nd Lt.
B Broyles, C. 2nd Lt.
R Cauble, W.R. T/Sgt.
AR Sumlin, T.E. Sgt.
E Boerschinger, M.F. T/Sgt.
AE Bookout, R.J. Sgt.
G York, D.L. Sgt.
AG Piper, C.A. Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 484 (aborted, no
mission credit)

P D'Aoust, W.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Marshall, J.W. 2nd Lt.
N Winzenburg, G.T. 2nd Lt.
B Etheridge, M.T. 2nd Lt.
R Dahlen, R.E. T/Sgt.
AR Jereb, J.F. S/Sgt.
E Anderson, T. T/Sgt.
AE O'Neill, C.D. S/Sgt.
G Reilly, B.A. Sgt.
AG Sutton, R.H. S/Sgt.
OBS Price, S.D. Capt.

18 Oct 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 510 (no mission credit)

P Robson, N.B. 2nd Lt.
CP Keilman, M.H. Capt.
N Adams, J.H. Jr. 1st Lt.
B Freeborn, D.E. 2nd Lt.
R Heckendorn, G.F. Sgt.
AR Murphy, W.F. T/Sgt.
E Northcutt, C.C. S/Sgt.
AE Wind, F.A. Jr. S/Sgt.
G Lanier, R. S/Sgt.
AG O'Reilly C.E. S/Sgt.

18 Oct 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 500 (no mission credit)

P Goff, J.F. 1st Lt.
CP Piper, J.E. 2nd Lt.
N Keck, R.W. 2nd Lt.
B Cleaton, C.T. 2nd Lt.
R Wright, R.R. T/Sgt.
AR Sweatt, A.E. S/Sgt.
E Lett, E.W. T/Sgt.
AE Erbe, H.S. S/Sgt.
G Mayo, I. S/Sgt.
AG Jackson, H. S/Sgt.




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