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1 December 1943 Mission #12 Target: Solingen

Fifteen (15) airplanes were launched on this raid with the 577th Squadron leading the Group. Twelve (12) ships bombed the target on a PFF release due to poor weather. A total of (480) 100# bombs were released with good results. Three (3) aircraft were forced to return early due to mechanical problems and while 5-10 enemy aircraft were engaged, no losses to the Group were sustained though one B-24 was flak damaged. No casualties were suffered and the wave returned to base with 6:30 hours mission time.

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CREW LOADING LISTS - MISSION #12


1 Dec 1943  576th Sqdn.
A/C 546 (abort, no sortie credit)

P Becker, J.R. 1st Lt.
CP Roddy, W.H. 2nd Lt.
N Feller, L. 2nd Lt.
B Miller, D.A. 2nd Lt.
R Vovos, A.D. T/Sgt.
AR Williams, A.L. Jr. Sgt.
E Patterson, H.C. Jr. T/Sgt.
AE Deal, F.F. Jr. S/Sgt.
G Schilter, N.J. S/Sgt.
AG Ross, H.J. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 487 (abort, no sortie credit)

P Champion, A.S. 1st Lt.
CP Hebron, W.T. 2nd Lt.
N McDonald, L.F. 2nd Lt.
B Greene, D.R. 2nd Lt.
R Shilling, R.E. T/Sgt.
AR Przeniczny
E Decker, C. T/Sgt.
AE Jones
G Halsne, M.O. S/Sgt.
AG Devoe, C.N. S/Sgt


1 Dec 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 492

P Scarlata, A. 1st Lt.
CP Collins, J.M. 2nd Lt.
N Siggs, P.S. 2nd Lt.
B Feldman, A. 1st Lt.
R Martin, E.M. T/Sgt.
AR Sanchez, I.V. Sgt.
E Heller, L.M. Sgt.
AE Rausch, T.A. S/Sgt.
G Leibow, G. Sgt.
AG Wheeler, M. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 500 (abort, no sortie 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.E. Sgt.
E Lewis, G.F. Sgt.
AE Roberson, L.P. S/Sgt.
G Arnold, L.D. Sgt.
AG Overholt, H.R. Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 537

P Clover, D.K. 2nd Lt.
CP Berger, R.M. 2nd Lt.
N McMillan, W.L. 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 Glende, B.I. S/Sgt.
G Ross, J.M. S/Sgt.
AG Royal, C.K. Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 576th Sqdn.
A/C 506 (did not take off)

P LoPresto, H.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Winkler, R.D. 2nd Lt.
N Schutz, G.T. 2nd Lt.
B Graham, J.F. 2nd Lt.
R Ross, E.S. T/Sgt.
AR Gilliam, E.L. S/Sgt.
E Hawkins, G.H. S/Sgt.
AE Westall, F.M. S/Sgt.
G Sambanis, G. Sgt.
AG Heimes, C.F. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 485

P Peterson, L.G. 2nd Lt.
CP Lidgard, W.V. 2nd Lt.
N Long, A.L. 2nd Lt.
B Salsberg, M. 2nd Lt.
R Bellerive, R.D. T/Sgt.
AR Smith, A.C. S/Sgt.
E Johnson, J.C. T/Sgt.
AE Opsahl, R.C. S/Sgt.
G Stevens, R.K. S/Sgt.
AG Constabile, F.R. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 482 (abort, no sortie credit)

P Tiefenthal, D.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Clifford, R.R. 2nd Lt.
N Chichetto, A.F. 2nd Lt.
B Gordon, A.M. 2nd Lt.
R Gibbs, R.R. T/Sgt.
AR Sopchak, J. Sgt.
E Wright, A. S/Sgt.
AE Hull, W.W. Sgt.
G Branciforte, N. Sgt.
AG Potasiewicz, J.F. Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 174

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 LaRue, E.W. S/Sgt.
AE Green, L.A. S/Sgt.
G Rathburn, E.K. S/Sgt.
AG Lloyd, W.A. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 479 (abort, no sortie credit)

P Breckenridge, L.G. 2nd Lt.
CP Holm, H.J. 2nd Lt.
N Develin, J.C. 2nd Lt.
B Dilly, V.S. 2nd Lt.
R Rosenfeld, C.B. S/Sgt.
AR Keller, L.D. Sgt.
E Goodman, L. T/Sgt.
AE Dinda, B.F. S/Sgt.
G Troxel, D.G. S/Sgt.
AG Osterheldt, J.J. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 466

P Copp, R.D. 1st Lt.
CP Schoolmaster, C.F. Capt.
N Harris, W.B. 2nd Lt.
N Gries, R.F. 2nd Lt.
B Rapenport, R. 2nd Lt.
R Bisnett, B.R. T/Sgt.
AR Nowicki, M.M. T/Sgt.
E Hodge, G.L. T/Sgt.
AE Gottschalk, G.W. S/Sgt.
G Noone, T.E. Jr. S/Sgt.
AG Hohman, H. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 577th Sqdn.
A/C 495 (abort, no sortie credit)

P Graper, M.H. 1st Lt.
CP Williamson, D.R. 2nd Lt.
N Beatson, R.J. 2nd Lt.
B Weiland, H.F. 1st 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 Buzick, J.M. S/Sgt.
AG Cordick, D.H. S/Sgt.
G Daughtry, A.Z. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 624 (did not take off)

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.


1 Dec 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 489 (abort, no sortie credit)

P Carnine, G.D. 2nd Lt.
CP Spears, K.E. 2nd Lt.
N Mastron, V. 2nd Lt.
B Byers, W.F. 2nd Lt.
R Barbee, B.B. S/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.


1 Dec 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 472

P Sooy, B.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Mardis, K.K. 2nd Lt.
N Jones, O.R. 2nd Lt.
B Schwartz, E.S. 2nd Lt.
R Terrell, P.J. S/Sgt.
AR McBrayer, H.G. Jr. S/Sgt.
E Parker, J.D. T/Sgt.
AE Serafine, J.M. S/Sgt.
G McArn, H.W. S/Sgt.
AG Nixon, A.D. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 478

P Fletcher, R.E. 1st Lt.
CP Graham, J.E. 2nd Lt.
N Woody, H.E. 2nd Lt.
B Judd, G.W. 2nd Lt.
R Biska, S.L. Sgt.
AR Kimball, R.A. S/Sgt.
E Kelly, J.E. T/Sgt.
AE Milliken, E.W. S/Sgt.
G Magee, R.C. Sgt.
AG Dohm, H.E. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 578th Sqdn.
A/C 480 (abort, no sortie credit)

P Stauder, J.B. 1st Lt.
CP Buchanan, R.P. 2nd Lt.
N Haenzi, W.R. 2nd Lt.
B Ward, M.E. 2nd Lt.
R Whitmore, B Jr. T/Sgt.
AR Rider, F.D. S/Sgt.
E Kottke, A.H. T/Sgt.
AE White, T. S/Sgt.
G Reynolds, H.D. Sgt.
AG Halstead, H.C. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 626 (did not take off)

P Peyton, J.B. 2nd lt.
CP Rueffer, A.P. 2nd Lt.
N Richards, D.U. 2nd Lt.
B DeMontier, H.E. 2nd Lt.
R Connor, D. Jr. S/Sgt.
AR McGreary, J.E. S/Sgt.
E Smith, O.L. S/Sgt.
AE Pyecroft, E.J. S/Sgt.
G Pippitt, D.D. S/Sgt.
AG Bass, R.T. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 135

P Everhart, W.C. 1st Lt.
CP Dickson, J.W. 2nd Lt.
N McDade, J.J. 2nd Lt.
B Chatten, J.F. 2nd Lt.
R Jeroloman, H.A. T/Sgt.
AR Dobrowolski, C.J. S/Sgt.
E Northcutt, C.C. T/Sgt.
AE Fowler, R.G. S/Sgt.
G Veit, F.L. S/Sgt.
AG Johnson, T.E. S/Sgt.
Worthington, P.A. T/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 626

P Hull, R.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Sassaman, F.J. 2nd Lt.
N Coleman, V.B. 2nd Lt.
B Lessey, J.E. 2nd Lt.
R Johnson, J.F. T/Sgt.
AR Griffin, E.F. S/Sgt.
E Hay, W.R. T/Sgt.
AE Surls, D.L. S/Sgt.
G Buchert, W.L. Sgt.
AG Vasquez, R. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 484

P Rogillio, D.S. Jr. 2nd Lt.
Worker, L.R. 2nd Lt.
CP Holloman, C.C. 1st Lt.
N Kelly, W.E. 2nd Lt.
B Hughes, R.J. 2nd Lt.
R Malak, A.J. T/Sgt.
AR Yorra, M.S. S/Sgt.
E Mazzei, A.P. T/Sgt.
AE Bryan, W.F. S/Sgt.
G Reljac, J.G. S/Sgt.
AG Geary, N.W. Sgt.
 


1 Dec 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 496
 
 P Baumgart, V.A. 2nd Lt.
CP Cordes, W.C. 2nd Lt.
N Crouch, N.C. 2nd Lt.
B Stupski, S.J. 2nd Lt.
R Kiss, J. S/Sgt.
AR Yost, J.W. S/Sgt.
E Smith, D.L. S/Sgt.
AE Davis, H. Sgt.
G Fons, J.P. S/Sgt.
AG Money, J.A. S/Sgt.


1 Dec 1943 579th Sqdn.
A/C 529

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.




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