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811

29 January 1945

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1.

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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2. BAD KREUZNACH

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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3. BIELEFELD

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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4. HAMM

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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5. KASSEL

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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6. KASSEL/HENSCHEL

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OIL REFINERY

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7. KOBLENZ

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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8. KOBLENZ/MOSEL

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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9. MUNSTER

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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A mix of 173 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

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10. NIEDERLAHNSTEIN

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RAIL CENTER

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11. SIEGEN

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RAIL CENTER

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12. SOEST

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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Service

People

  • Donald Aagesen

    Military | Captain | Pilot/Co-Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Donald C Aageson served as a pilot with the 303rd Bomb Group. He flew 29 missions. ...

  • Jesse Adcock

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | B-17 Toglier in WWII; Aircraft Maintenance until 1967 retirement | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Dec 1944. Flew 55+ missions in B-17 as togglier. Adcock grew up on a farm in Ellisville, Mississippi, USA. He was career Air Force, retiring in 1967 as a Chief Master Sergeant (CMSAF). Born 3/8/1924 Died 3/16/2017

  • John Bookout

    Military | Captain | pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

  • John Burk

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 447th Bomb Group
    John McKale Burk was born 30 November 1924 in Ventnor, Atlantic County, NJ to Frederick Grater Burk (20 April 1891 Philadelphia, PA -19 June 1948 Philadelphia, PA) and Mary Cunningham McKale Burk (21 February 1895 Philadelphia, PA - 20 October 1990...

  • Richard Cole

    Military | Colonel | Squadron Commander | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 44 x missions. ...

  • Luis Coppola

    Military | Captain | Pilot on B-17 | 379th Bomb Group

  • Jean Elissalde

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

  • Thomas Flemming

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Thomas F Flemming served as a pilot with the 323rd Bomb Squadron of the 91st Bomb Group. ...

  • Lewis Funk

    Military | Master Sergeant | Photographic Chief | 34th Bomb Group
    Lew was born in Wattenberg, Colorado, on Jan 30, 1921, to John and Alta Funk. An Eagle Scout who served in the National Guard at Fort Logan, he attended photo school for the Army at Lowry Air Force base. He achieved the rank of Master Sergeant as the...

  • Robert Holliday

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Robert Holliday flew his first few missions as the co-pilot with Lt. Shambaugh. He then flew the majority of his missions (18 out of 30) in A/C 44-48431, OR-W, "Cheri II." His co-pilot was Edward Fagnani.

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Aircraft

  • 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.

  • 44-14500

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt George F Baker. Re-assigned to Lt Allen G Martin.

  • 44-11797

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2017 20:27:51 jancheta Changes to person associations
Sources

Update

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:09 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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