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619

10 September 1944

Official description

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Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 20 T

2.

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 554 T

3.

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 6 T

4. FURTH (Primary)

Description

AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 145.5 T

5. GAGGENAU (Primary)

Description

VEHICLE FACTORY

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

1st Bomb Division was made up of 91st Bomb Group, 92nd BG, 303rd BG, 305th BG, 306th BG, 351 BG, 379th BG, 381st BG, 384th BG, 385th BG, 398th BG, 401st BG, 457th BG, 486th BG.

Units

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 412 T

6. GIEBELSTADT (Primary)

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 279.7 T

7. HEILBRONN (Secondary)

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 254.2 T

8. NURNBERG (Primary)

Description

TANK FACTORY

Aircraft type

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Notes

3rd Bomb Division was made up of B-17s is 44th BG, 94th BG, 96th Bomb Group, 100th BG, 385th BG, 390th BG, 447th BG, 452nd BG, 486th BG, 490th BG, 493rd BG. 95th Bomb Group & 388th Bomb Group stand down.

Units

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 414.9 T

9. SINDELFINGEN (Primary)

Description

ENGINE FACTORY

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 211.3 T

10. ULM (Secondary)

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

2nd Bomb Division was made up of 44th BG, 92nd BG, 93rd BG, 389th BG, 445th BG, 446th BG, 453rd BG, 458th BG, 466th BG, 467th BG, 489th BG, 491 BG, 492nd BG. 385th Bomb Group stands down.

Units

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 630.8 T

11. ZUFFENHAUSEN (Primary)

Description

JET PROPULSION PLANT

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 343.3 T

Service

People

  • Richard Bates

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Boyd

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Rolland Bushner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Missions: 1944 - Aug 9 Saarbrucken; 12 Mourmelon sur Marne; 14 Dole/Tauaux/ 16 Madgeburg; 24 Hanover; 26 Dulmen; 30 Mainz; Sep 9 Mainz; 10 Ulm; 11 Madgeburg; Oct 5 Lippstadt; 7 Madgeburg; 9 Koblenz; 22 Hamm; 26 Bottrop; 30 Hamburg; Nov 5 Karlsruhe; 10...

  • Warren Callahan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Warran Callahan served as a co-pilot with the 708th Bomb Squadron of the 447th Bomb Group, flying bombing missions out of Rattlesden, England.

  • Heath Carriker

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Dec 23, 44 on mission to Blatchen, ger. flack disabled aileron and rudder control with resulting loss of altitude from 23,000 to 8,000 ft. With elevator controls and all engines we made it back to Base 1:30 late. This was a close call! ...

  • James Carter

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Charles Evans

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    The 50-page description of CPT Evans' military service is found at http://www.2ndair.org.uk/consumption/groups/public/documents/article/ncc175528.pdf (as listed in http://www.2ndair.org.uk/Second_Air_Division/Wartime_memories/index.htm).

  • Oscar Flores

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    Oscar Flores served as a waist gunner with the 708th Bomb Squadron of the 447th Bomb Group, flying bombing missions out of Rattlesden, England.

  • Bernard Kellenyi

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 388th Bomb Group
    After enlisting in the Army Air Force and earning his degree in Architecture from Catholic University he was accepted at Flight School. Flight training was completed at bases in Florida, Ohio and Arkansas. He received orders to pilot a B-17 across...

  • Lloyd Kenagy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Lloyd Kenagy served as a ball turret gunner with the 401st Bomb Group, flying missions out of Deenethorpe, England.

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Aircraft

  • 42-102430 Spam-O-Liner

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Gr Island 13/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-O] Grafton Underwood 15/4/44; transferred 403 AD Langford Lodge training 4/3/45; transferred with group to Istres for mapping duties; Salvaged 9AF Germany 10/12/45....

  • 42-102658 Blanco Diablo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Gr Island 12/45/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 30/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 6/12/44 with Howard DeMallie, Chas Olson, Don Holmes, Howard Derp, Lowell Strain, Henry Rutkowski, Loel Bishop (7...

  • 42-107062 Worry Bird/Miss Bea Haven

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 9/2/44; Rapid City 2/3/44; Dow Fd 3/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 562BS/388BG Knettishall 29/4/44 WORRY BIRD; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 29/11/45;...

  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

  • 41-29358 Ol' Soak

    B-24 Liberator

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 08:08:09 marshaferraro Changes to person associations
Sources

Kenagy personal listings of 30 missions Lloyd C. Kenagy participated in with the 401st Bomb Group 613th Squadron from Aug 1, 1944 to Apr 11, 1945

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2016 23:43:34 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
Page 119

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2014 14:11:39 Emily Changes to media associations
Sources

Associated Media based on images associated with missions in Freeman, The Mighty Eighth War Diary.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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