677

14 October 1944

Object Number - UPL 26160 - Map of Eighth Air Force mission #677 to Cologne on October 14, 1944. From the estate of Harold Motz, navigator on the Westrope crew, 708th squadron,...

Description

Black Week

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

COLOGNE/GEREON

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

COLOGNE/GEREON

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: A mix of 151 of 154 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

EUSKIRCHEN

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

GREMBERG

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: A mix of 177 of 184 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

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People

  • 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: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-760521
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Togglier

Aircraft

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:08
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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