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3 March 1945

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BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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2. BIELEFELD

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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3. BRUNSWICK/BRUSSING

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OIL REFINERY

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4. BRUNSWICK/MIAG

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MUNITIONS INDUSTRY

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5. BRUNSWICK/WILKE

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OIL REFINERY

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6. CHEMNITZ

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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7. DEDENHAUSEN

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OIL REFINERY

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8. DOLLBRGEN

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OIL REFINERY

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9. HANNOVER/HANOMAG

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TANK FACTORY

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10. HERFORD

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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11. HILDESHEIM

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INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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12. LEIPZIG-MGADEBURG

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FIGHTER SWEEPS

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13. LEMFORD

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BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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14. MAGDEBURG/ROTHENSEE

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OIL REFINERY

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15. MISBURG

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OIL REFINERY

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16. NEINBURG

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RAIL BRIDGE

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17. NIENHAGEN

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OIL REFINERY

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18. PLAUEN

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BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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19. RUHLAND

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OIL REFINERY

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People

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Frank Calicura

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Frank Calicura served as a pilot with the 95th Bomb Group. ...

  • Luis Coppola

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

  • John Ferard

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group

  • Roy Frawley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 486th Bomb Group

  • Neil Gobrecht

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew B-24 in combat in WW 2. Flew B-29 during the Korean War. Flew U-10 in combat during the Vietnam War Retired as a Lt. Colonel. Was a science teacher for 12 years before retiring.

  • Donald Hamaker

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot/Element Leader (WWII); Command Pilot (Transport Command) | 452nd Bomb Group
    Completed 36 combat missions from February 3, (Berlin) through April 16, 1945. Piloted "Lady Gay" to bomb Chemnitz but was forced down by flak in Ghent, Bel. on February 6, 1945. All crew survived. Flew A/C back to Deopham Green following repairs. Flew...

  • Lester Hess

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 388th Bomb Group

  • Aram Kadehjian

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 448th Bomb Group
    Aram Kadehjian was Killed in Action (KIA) when flying as a navigator on a mission on 3 March 1945. His B-24 42-51247 collided with another aircraft and crashed near Osterburg on a mission to Magdeburg, Germany. ...

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Aircraft

  • 42-102450 'Paisano'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 7/4/44; transferred 336BS/95BG Horham 8/4/44; with W.G. Helm force landed A-71 Clastres, France 29/12/44; 85m, Missing in Action Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Bob Duncan, Co...

  • 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;...

  • 43-39014 Hot Shot Charlie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 6/11/44; Grenier 14/11/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-C] Bassingbourn 9/1/45; (flew two POW trips) ; 26m Returned to the USA Bradley 12/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 13/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 44-6838 "Spirit of Martinez" aka "Cal's Rascals"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 27/11/44; Grenier 16/12/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-E] Horham 1/1/45; battle damaged Chemnitz 6/2/45 with D.V. Tregoning, force landed B-53, Merville, Bel. then rep; 53m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Sth Plains 23/6/45;...

  • 44-8549 Just Joyce

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/10/44; Hunter 5/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 16/12/44; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 8/1/46. JUST JOYCE.

  • 42-95021 San Antonio Rose

    B-24 Liberator

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 10:05:06 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
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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