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3 October 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 2.5 T

2.

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 58 T

3. COLOGNE (Opportunistic)

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 65 T

4. GAGGENAU (Primary)

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

2nd Bomb Division was made up of 44 BG, 93rd BG, 389th BG, 392nd BG, 445th BG, 446th BG, 448th BG, 453rd BG, 458th BG, 466th BG, 467th BG, 492nd BG. 490th Bomb Group stands down.

Units

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 402.5 T

5. GIBELSTADT (Primary)

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

3rd Bomb Division was made up of34 BG, 94th BG, 95th Bomb Group, 96th Bomb Group, 100th BG, 351st BG, 385th BG, 388th BG, 390th BG, 447th BG, 452nd BG, 486th BG, 487th BG, 493rd BG. 381st BG, & 457th Bomb Group stand down.

Units

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 115 T

6. LACHEN (O0

Description

TRANSPORTATION TARGET

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 5 T

7. LACHEN/SPEYERDORF (Primary)

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 294 T

8. LUDWIGHAFEN (Opportunistic)

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 26 T

9. NURNBERG (Opportunistic)

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 619 T

10. NURNBERG (Primary)

Description

MOTOR VEHICLE FACTORY

Aircraft type

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Notes

1st Bomb Division was made up of 91st Bomb Group, 92nd BG, 305th BG, 306th BG, 398th BG, 401st BG, 482nd BG.

Units

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 483 T

11. OFFENBERG (Secondary)

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 55 T

12. OTTINGEN (Opportunistic)

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 25 T

13. PFORZHEIM (Secondary)

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 52.5 T

14. SPEYER (Opportunistic)

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 70.70

15. ULM (Opportunistic)

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 32.5 T

16. WESSELING (Primary)

Description

OIL REFINERY

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

41CBW is 303rd BG, 379th Bomb Group & 384th BG.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 217.5 T

Service

People

  • Harold Adams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | MOS 757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF | 384th Bomb Group

  • Robert Atkins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Robert Atkins served as a tail gunner with the 733rd Bomb Squadron of the 453rd Bomb Group, flying missions out of Old Buckenham, England.

  • George Boozer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 388th Bomb Group
    The person with this name and birth/death dates buring at Fort Bliss National Cemetery is listed as "Master Sergeant - US Army" on his headstone. Boozer is wearing Captain's bars in his photo. This birth and death date may well be for the wrong ...

  • 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.

  • John Dwyer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 351st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Stellnau in B-17 34338518 ...

  • 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.

  • Robert Harris

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 385th Bomb Group
    completed 33 missions on B-17 'Sugar Jo' Air Medal w 4/Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Niles Hartung

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Albert Helsley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Preferred to fly the Ford built B-24's. Good friends with Lt. Robert Harrington who's room was across the hall and Lt. Robert Greenwood who took over Harrington's crew when he (Harrington) was shot down flying with a make up crew.

  • Roy Hurst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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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....

  • 42-38013 "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. ...

  • 42-39993 Hells Angels Out Of Chute 13

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 26/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-C] Deenethorpe 1/1/44; 118m landing accident at base with Jim Nolan 7/5/45; sal 2 SAD Watton, Nfk 8/5/45. HELL’S ANGELS OUT OF CHUTE 13 aka GROSSLY INADEQUATE. ...

  • 42-97760

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/2/44; 1SAG Langley 12/3/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 31/5/44; Salvaged 9AF Germany 11/1/46.

  • 43-37756 Milk Wagon

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Dow Fd 8/6/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 9/6/44; completed 129 missions with no abort; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/7/45; Reconstruction Finance...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2016 23:52:06 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
Page 129

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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