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25 October 1944 Mission #189 Target: Neumunster

General briefings were conducted at 0545 and 0730 for (32) aircrews for a primary of the airfield near this town and, if PFF, a secondary of the town and the airfield by H2X radar (The ‘Honey-Bucket’). The 576th with Captain Cetin led the Group with briefings for (32) crews given between 0545-0730 hours. All were dispatched beginning at 1000 and the secondary had to be bombed, dropping (356) 500# GPs unobserved due to cloud cover over target. No fighters were seen and flak was meager and inaccurate, no bombers receiving damage. All recovered at Wendling around 1620 hours.

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CREW LOADING LIST FOR
25 OCTOBER 1944

MISSION #189      Target: Neumunster



25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 788

P Caldwell, R.R. 1st Lt.
CA Barnes, L.J. Maj.
N Thornburgh, J.W. 2nd Lt.
B Weiland, H.F. Capt.
E Munden, F.R. T/Sgt.
R Westerfield, M.M. T/Sgt.
RW Maher, T.O. S/Sgt.
LW Conn, J.G. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG - -
TT Bennett, D.F. S/Sgt.
NV Edmundson, R.H. 1st Lt.
PN Walters, J.E. 1st Lt.

25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 991

P Peterson, T.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Rohe, J.M. 2nd Lt.
N Damerst, W.A. 2nd Lt.
B Lawson, R.F. 2nd Lt.
E Bruney, G.L. Sgt.
R Green, C.M. T/Sgt.
RW Mitchell, D.F. Sgt.
LW Hankins, T.E. Sgt.
BT - -
TG - -
TT Hoffman, G.A. Sgt.
NV Henry, R.L. T/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 299

P Hart, W. 1st Lt.
CP Crawford, D.A. 2nd Lt.
N Berger, G. 2nd Lt.
B Griesbaum, L.A. S/Sgt.
E Shields, V.E. S/Sgt.
R Young, W.S. S/Sgt.
RW Stern, J. S/Sgt.
LW Genna, N.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Clemmer, C.J. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 916

P Sommers, O.L. 2nd Lt.
CP McLaughry, J.A. III 2nd Lt.
N Judd, G.G. 2nd Lt.
B Streicher, H.P. 2nd Lt.
E Drummond, W.D. T/Sgt.
R Fender, J.F. S/Sgt.
RW O'Kane, R.P. S/Sgt.
LW McNeill, C.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Luciano, S. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 489

P Kilmer, W.A. 1st Lt.
CP McConnell, C.W. 2nd Lt.
N Isakson, E.J. 2nd Lt.
B Sexton, W.C. 2nd Lt.
E Cappello, E.J. S/Sgt.
R Chambers, R.L. S/Sgt.
RW Spears, D.D. S/Sgt.
LW Coffman, J.G. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Turner, E.C. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 387

P Caruso, J.A. 1st Lt.
CP Harer, R.J. 2nd Lt.
N Freeman, G.L. 1st Lt.
NG McGuire, E.P. S/Sgt.
E Benadum, T.E. S/Sgt.
R Slechta, M.T. S/Sgt.
RW Wall, D.L. S/Sgt.
LW DeKeyser, H.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Bennett, D.F. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 659

P Johnson, R.D. 1st Lt.
CP Ellis, J.F. 2nd Lt.
N Hildebrand, L.C. 2nd Lt.
B Mountain, J.G. 2nd Lt.
E Stolins, E.A. T/Sgt.
R Holmes, E.L. T/Sgt.
RW Daniels, J. S/Sgt.
LW Gordon, G.P. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Cochran, G.D. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 576th Sqdn.
A/C 409

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, H.J. T/Sgt.
R Candido, C.D. T/Sgt.
RW Lange, D.H. S/Sgt.
LW Conner, P.P. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Lynch, R.C. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 164

P Barron, J.N. 1st Lt.
CP Kressig, E.L. 2nd Lt.
N Attinson, C. 1st Lt.
B Feltman, D.S. 1st Lt.
E Slater, D.L. T/Sgt.
R Osborne, R.C. Cpl.
RW Salvato, T.W. S/Sgt.
LW Garner, H.S. T/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Demar, S. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 151

P Brandt, R.M. 1st Lt.
CP Fabiani, H.L. 2nd Lt.
N Mintz, H.B. 2nd Lt.
B Copple, R.N. 2nd Lt.
E Chelenyak, J.A. Sgt.
R Abraham, L.J. Sgt.
RW Richardson, W.C. Sgt.
LW Johnson, E.W. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Harmon, G.E. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 207

P Pierce, W.R. 1st Lt.
CP Williamson, D.R. 1st Lt.
N Putziger, S. 1st Lt.
B Beezley, D.D. 1st Lt.
E Hampton, O.L. T/Sgt.
R Whittington, T. T/Sgt.
RW Cooperman, G.F. S/Sgt.
LW Ferenc, F.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Surbaugh, E.R. S/Sgt.
NG Liske, J.R. 2nd Lt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 079

P Popek, E. 2nd Lt.
CP Henry, H.E. 2nd Lt.
N Frederickson, L.T. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Bombardier, W.J. Sgt.
R Yuhas, G. S/Sgt.
RW Thompson, J.R. S/Sgt.
LW Trofnoff, F. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Swee, F.A. S/Sgt.
NT Irvine, Z.C. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 612

P Buaas, W.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Pedrotta, C.H. 2nd Lt.
N Fowler, R.T. 2nd Lt.
B Guest, T.C. 2nd Lt.
E Sopha, B.E. S/Sgt.
R Todrowski, H.R. S/Sgt.
RW Worcester, C.E. Sgt.
LW Pace, J.W. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Callejas, F.N. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 118

P Nehring, E.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Trigilio, G.J. F/O
N Farrar, R.B. 2nd Lt.
B Gump, J.A. 1st Lt.
E McJunkin, F.R. T/Sgt.
R Dobson, H.J. T/Sgt.
RW Koegen, F.J. S/Sgt.
LW Harrow, K.J. S/Sgt.
BT Thomas, W.J. S/Sgt.
TG Kent, C.L. S/Sgt.
Krohn, O.G. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 223

P Holmes, H.T. 2nd Lt.
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.
BT Tungett, R.G. S/Sgt.
TG Marinelli, N.R. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 961

P Petty, R.A. 1st Lt.
CP Cassity, J.J. 2nd Lt.
N Page, C.R. 2nd Lt.
B Wickett, C.J. 2nd Lt.
E McGrew, C.C. T/Sgt.
R Gaertner, R.E. T/Sgt.
RW Dondero, E.G. S/Sgt.
LW Holder, O.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG McCormick, W.L. S/Sgt.
NN Ferry, J.R. 1st Lt.

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 249

P Bilz, J.J. 2nd Lt.
CP Slayter, D.W. 2nd Lt.
N Barnes, J.M. 2nd Lt.
B Overman, D.T. 2nd Lt.
E Grout, A.G. Sgt.
R Fahrenbruch, K.G. Sgt.
RW Poepping, R.F. Sgt.
LW Beals, B.M. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Ludwig, D.J. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 240

P McClellan, H.B. 1st Lt.
CP Carleton, D. 2nd Lt.
N Havel, E.E. 2nd Lt.
B Snoden, C.A. 2nd Lt.
E Berger, R.F. T/Sgt.
R Kingston, D.B. T/Sgt.
RW Markle, J.M. S/Sgt.
LW Kosinski, F.H. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Willey, J.R. Sgt.
NG Lipman, B.D. 2nd Lt.

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 293

P Clifford, H.M. 1st Lt.
CP Benz, R.F. 2nd Lt.
N Baldwin, W.L. 2nd Lt.
B Melton, J.A. F/O
E Nilsen, A.V. S/Sgt.
R Patterson, M.J. T/Sgt.
RW Plude, R.W. S/Sgt.
LW Kuykendall, L.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Rogers, C.J. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313

P Rose, P.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Pratt, D.M. 2nd Lt.
N Rohde, C.R. 2nd Lt.
B Harnden, R.G. 2nd Lt.
E Scott, W.A. Sgt.
R Croy, O.N. Sgt.
RW Manelick, N.L. Sgt.
LW Davidson, S.A. Sgt.
BT Beane, H.E. Sgt.
TG - -
Radar Bartnowski, M.A. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C ?

P Henderson, P.B. 1st Lt.
CP Stull, R.B. 1st Lt.
N Peters, J.L. F/O
B Williamson, R.D. 1st Lt.
E Thompson, A.W. T/Sgt.
R Burns, P.J. T/Sgt.
RW Smith, G.R. S/Sgt.
LW Vantine, J.E. S/Sgt.
BT Gajewski, R.B. 2nd Lt.
TG Howell, J.L. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C ?

P Joyce, J.F. F/O
CP Bowman, J.A. 2nd Lt.
N Van Pelt, W.W. 2nd Lt.
B McQuade, R.N. F/O
E Albino, A. Sgt.
R Brown, J.F. Sgt.
RW Gorham, R.L. Sgt.
LW Andrews, Q.Q. Sgt.
BT Belsky, M. S/Sgt.
TG Richter, R.H. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C ?

P Fox, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Sampley, T.A. 2nd Lt.
N Johnson, M.S. 2nd Lt.
B Robinson, D.T. 2nd Lt.
E Smith, B.F. Sgt.
R Tameling, H. Sgt.
RW Seever, B.H. S/Sgt.
LW Bunting, J. Sgt.
BT Davis, C.L. Sgt.
TG - -

25 Oct 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 495

P Byrne, C.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Schmitt, F.J. 2nd Lt.
N Weissberger, M.L. 2nd Lt.
B Long, W.B. Sgt.
E Bennett, L.F. Sgt.
R Trapp, M.W. Sgt.
RW Libby, J.E. Sgt.
LW Wagner, F.E. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Alper, M.A. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 238

P Kwash, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Gulacsik, A. 2nd Lt.
N Coy, E.T. 2nd Lt.
B Lassins, E.G. 2nd Lt.
E Yarber, H.W. T/Sgt.
R McKim, L.D. Pvt.
RW Denter, W.S. S/Sgt.
LW Callahan, E.M. Pvt.
BT - -
TG Sandusky, D.L. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 268

P Mayer, E.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Fligge, S.G. 2nd Lt.
N Burros, R.S. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Fickel, S.A. Sgt.
R Hatfield, H.C. Sgt.
RW Gibson, C.P. Sgt.
LW Robinson, M.M. Sgt.
BT Eller, M. S/Sgt.
TG Fulton, C.E. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 528

P Ross, J.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Crane, F.D. 2nd Lt.
N Richner, G.C. F/O
B Hester, T.G. S/Sgt.
E Albright, H.B. Sgt.
R Agnew, T.G. Sgt.
RW Brooks, V.B. S/Sgt.
LW Blackburn, W.F. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Arnold, E.R. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 145

CA Johnson, L.L. Col.
P Cassell, H.S. Capt.
CP Colvin, J.A. 1st Lt.
N Bevan, K.S. 1st Lt.
B Cetin, W.F. Capt.
Niman, H. 2nd Lt.
E Heuser, W.M. T/Sgt.
R Geary, N.W. T/Sgt.
RW Dobrowolski, C.J. S/Sgt.
LW Rothrock, C.T. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Durant, W. T/Sgt.
NV Dovey, A.J. 1st Lt.
PN Niman, H. 1st Lt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 647

P Koza, F. 2nd Lt.
CP Wilcoxson, R.H. 2nd Lt.
N Stillwagon, V.H. 2nd Lt.
B Solomon, A.A. 2nd Lt.
E Roberts, M.J. T/Sgt.
R Rubin, G. T/Sgt.
RW Johnson, J.T. S/Sgt.
LW Purcell, L.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Dunn, T.C. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 636

P Bell, J.W. 1st Lt.
CP Guegold, R.L. 2nd Lt.
N Forbes, D.R. 2nd Lt.
B Wilson, H.W. 2nd Lt.
E Radzikowski, L.S. T/Sgt.
R Cheshire, W.T. T/Sgt.
RW Noltkamper, A.A. T/Sgt.
LW Zwolinski, V.W. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Geron, H.E. S/Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 560

P Clarke, J.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Mackey, O. 2nd Lt.
N Lowe, R.C. 2nd Lt.
B Heilman, R.C. Sgt.
E Brunett, E.C. Sgt.
R Brown, J.T. Sgt.
RW Peer, G.R. Sgt.
LW Heckman, J.K. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Killea, K.B. Sgt.

25 Oct 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C ?

P Markuson, C.O. F/O
CP Hutchcroft, H.W. F/O
N Gallagher, W.W. 2nd Lt.
B Maceyra, E. 2nd Lt.
E Cain, P.L. Sgt.
R Burke, J.E. Sgt.
RW Monaghan, T.D. Sgt.
LW Howard, J.B. Sgt.
BT George, O. T/Sgt.
TG Horn, J.E. Sgt.




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