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712

11 November 1944

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1.

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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2. BOTTROP/WELHEIM

Description

OIL REFINERY

Aircraft type

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Notes

A mix of 98 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

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3. GELSENKIRCHEN/BUER

Description

OIL REFINERY

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4. KOBLENZ

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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5. OBERLAHNSTEIN

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

Aircraft type

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Notes

A mix of 170 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

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6. OBERLAHNSTEIN

Description

SCREENING MISSION

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7. RECKLINGHAUSEN

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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8. RHEINE

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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Service

People

  • Harold Adams

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

  • Curtis Adamy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • George Asprocolas

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group

  • Jackie Bishop

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • David Bridgers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Garlichs

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Guy Greene

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group
    Flew 35 missions, total of two hundred fifty three hours and thirty minutes in combat. AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • John Gross

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Eugene Hassing

    Military | Major | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 546BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Earl McDaniel crew. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Hill

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 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...

  • 43-38501 SWEET CHARIOT

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/8/44; Kearney 21/8/44; Grenier 7/9/44; Assigned 546th Bomb ...

  • 44-6583 Cadet Nurse

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Dow Fd 2/10/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-Y] Horham 13/10/44; battle damaged Nurnberg 20/2/45 with R. Lee Young, #2 feathered, crash landed near A-78 AF Florennes, Bel; 9RTD; 39m, sal 28/2/45. CADET NURSE.

  • 44-8144 Hell's Belle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 27/6/44; Langley 27/7/44; Dow Fd 4/8/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-O] Horham 10/8/44; 336BS [ET-O], then 412BS [GW-O]; with W.V. Owen force landed Framlingham afb, Sfk 25/12/44; battle damaged Hamburg 30/3/45 with E.R. Parrish[wia];...

  • 42-50468 Sleeping Dynamite

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-50468, AG-F) nicknamed "Sleeping Dynamite", flew most of the war with the 330th Bomb Squadron of the 93rd Bomb Group and was then transferred in March 1945 to the 713th Bomb Squadron of the 448th Bomb Group (New...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2014 14:21:41 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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