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4 August 1944
B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 305th Bomb Group fly in formation.

Object Number - FRE 10488 - B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 305th Bomb Group fly in formation during bombing raid on German rocket research center at Peenemünde in 1944. Bombs...

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 14 T

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 3 T

ANKLAM (Primary)

Description: AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 173.8 T

ANKLAM (Primary)

Description: AIRFIELD

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 255.5 T

Bremen, Germany

Description: OIL REFINERY

Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress

Notes: 447th Bomb Group Specifically briefed for targets at Ostend. 15 ME109 fighters attacked

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 130.8 T

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 31.1 T

HAMBURG (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Notes: 3rd Bomb Division was made up of B-17s is 94th Bomb Group, 95th Bomb Group, 96th Bomb Group, 100th Bomb Group, 385th Bomb Group, 388th Bomb Group, 390th Bomb Group, 447th Bomb Group, 452nd Bomb Group

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 464.1 T

Description: OIL REFINERY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 115.8 T

HUSUM (Opportunistic)

Description: AIRFIELD

Notes: 3rd Bomb Division was made up of B-24s is 34th Bomb Group, 486th Bomb Group, 487th Bomb Group, 490th Bomb Group, 491st Bomb Group, 493rd Bomb Group.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 110.8 T

KIEL (Primary)

Description: HARBOUR INSTALLATION

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 252.3 T

Description: AIRFIELD

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 65.5 T

OSTEND (Primary)

Description: COASTAL BATTERIES

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 65 T

Description: EXPERIMENTAL STATION

Notes: 1st Bomb Division was made up of 91st Bomb Group, 92nd Bomb Group, 303rd Bomb Group, 305th Bomb Group, 306th Bomb Group, 351st Bomb Group, 379th Bomb Group, 381st Bomb Group, 384th Bomb Group, 398th Bomb Group, 401st Bomb Group, 457th Bomb Group. Bomb Division was made up of B-17s is 94th Bomb Group, 95th Bomb Group, 96th Bomb Group, 100th Bomb Group, 385th Bomb Group, 388th Bomb Group, 390th Bomb Group, 447th Bomb Group, 452nd Bomb Group.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 522 T

ROSTOCK (Primary)

Description: AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Notes: 2nd Bomb Division was made up of 44th Bomb Group, 93rd Bomb Group, 389th Bomb Group, 392nd Bomb Group, 445th Bomb Group, 446th Bomb Group, 448th Bomb Group, 453rd Bomb Group, 458th Bomb Group, 466th Bomb Group, 467th Bomb Group, 489th Bomb Group, 491 Bomb Group, 492nd Bomb Group.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 370.3 T

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 31.2 T

SCHWERIN (Primary)

Description: AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 212.1 T

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 27.5 T

WISMAR (Primary)

Description: AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 179.3 T

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36215923 / O-692248
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-716310
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 6962724
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

Revisions

Date20 Feb 2018 08:31:39
Contributormarshaferraro
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.

Date16 Aug 2015 19:35:36
ContributorCKellenyi
Sources

Family Documents

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:07
ContributorAAM
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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