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30 November 1944
media-34070.jpeg UPL 34070 STANDING: LEFT TO RIGHT

John M. Flynn – Engineer Anthony R. Demarco – Radio Operator Charles R. Agnatovich – Ball Turret Gunner
Douglas Aldrich - Waist Gunner John W. Lafferty Jr. – Waist Gunner Ralph B. Corning - Tail Gunner

KNEELING

Charles O. Norris – Co-Pilot Raymond H. Buthe – Pilot Marvin L. Brawer – Navigator
Curtis G. Chapman – Bombardier

Added associations.

Object Number - UPL 34070 - STANDING: LEFT TO RIGHT John M....

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

BOHLEN

Description: OIL REFINERY

FULDA

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

GERA

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

GOTHA

Description: AIRCRAFT FACTORY

HOMBURG

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Description: OIL REFINERY

MEERANE

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

MERSEBURG/LEUNA

Description: OIL REFINERY

MERSEBURG/LEUNA

Description: OIL REFINERY

Notes: A mix of 452 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

NEUNKIRCHEN

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

OHRDRUF

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

RUDOLSTADT

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

SAAFELD

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

WEIISSENFELS

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

ZEITZ/TROGLITZ

Description: OIL REFINERY

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People

  • 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 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-760521
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36563521
  • Highest Rank: Technician Third Grade
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: O-701560 T4344B
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Diana Queen Of The Chase
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Lace
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Paisano
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 96th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lucky Lady : Screaming Eagle
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Challenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 40382
  • Description: Overall Missions Map for the 493rd BG - USAAF Station 152 -Debach, UK noting missions flown by the Lt Bernard E Vaughan Crew

Revisions

Date
Contributor466thHistorian
Changes
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
page 144

Date
Contributor466thHistorian
Changes
Sources

466th BG Archives - Report on Mission No. 146, Neunkirchen, Germany - 30 November 1944
NARA Research provided by Brad Sullivan

Date
Contributor466thHistorian
Changes
Sources

466th BG Archives - Report on Mission No. 146, Neunkirchen, Germany - 30 Nov 1944
NARA Research provided by Brad Sullivan

Date
Contributor466thHistorian
Changes
Sources

466th BG Archives - Report on Mission No. 146, Neunkirchen, Germany - 30 Nov 1944
NARA Research provided by Brad Sullivan

Date
ContributorRichard412
Changes
Sources

Denise "Flynn" Frohm - John's daughter

Date
ContributorAAM
Changes
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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