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19 October 1944

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Mission details

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Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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2. BAD KREUZNACH

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

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3. GUSTAVSBURG

Description

DIESEL ENGINE FACTORY

Aircraft type

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Notes

A mix of 195 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

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4. KARLSRUHE

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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5. KREUZNACH

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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6. MAINZ

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

Aircraft type

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7. MANNHEIM

Description

ARTILLERY TRACTOR PLANT

Aircraft type

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Notes

A mix of 226 P-47 and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

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8. MANNHEIM

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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9. MANNHEIM

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

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Notes

A mix of 286 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

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10. RUSESHEIM

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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11. Steyr, Austria

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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Service

People

  • Lewis Bartok

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Baynes

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    35 missions. 6 gas hauling missions flying gas to Patton's army. Author of Replacement Crew in library. Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • John Blumenstock

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • Robert Boyd

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • George Brand

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 401st Bomb Group
    2nd Lt George C Brand flew 34 missions with the 401st Bomb Group, from 6 July 1944, mission to 30 October 1944. Brand was French, but enlisted in the US Army Air Forces,

  • David Bridgers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Burton Bush

    Military | Captain | Pilot/Lead Pilot | 458th Bomb Group

  • Anthony Carras

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Co-Pilot of the Harry C. Merritt Crew - Crew 671 ...

  • 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

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Aircraft

  • 42-110160 Chris' Crate

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-110188

    B-24 Liberator

  • 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. ...

  • 42-51273

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-97105 Paper Doll

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Selfridge Fld 3/2/44; Dorval 4/3/44; Assigned RAF [HB-768]; transferred 561BS/388BG Knettishall 13/3/44; Missing in Action Parchim 7/4/45 with Lew Hickman, Arnold Wolf, Cawthorn Perdue, Albt Vawter, Herman Meyer (5 Prisoner of War); John...

  • 44-10521 Laden Maid

    B-24 Liberator
    Crash landed in Si've, Sweden 02 Apr 1945. MACR# 13736

  • 44-6509

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 28/8/44; Grenier 15/9/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [H] Glatton 30/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 25/11/45.

  • 44-8146

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 20/6/44; Langley 6/7/44; Dow Fd 7/9/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 9/9/44; Salvaged 9AF Germany 28/2/46; RetUS, 613 BU Phillips 29/4/46.

  • 44-10558 Ma's Lil' Angel

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-50336 Pale Ale

    B-24 Liberator

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2020 21:18:08 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Formation Sheet - NARA - found by Brad Sullivan

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 09:29:46 marshaferraro Changes to person associations
Sources

Personal list of 30 missions Lloyd C. Kenagy participated in with the 401st Bomb Group 613th Squadron between Aug 1, 1944 and April 11, 1945.

Date Contributor Update
30 September 2016 23:31:03 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2014 12:28:16 Lucy May Changes to event
Sources

Changed 'STEYER' to 'Steyr, Austria'.

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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