764

27 December 1944

Object Number - UPL 6521 - Crew #664 Elmo Maiden Crew 466th BG - 786th BS Standing Left to Right: Bernard M. Atkins (TG), Vernon R. Hayden (WG), William R. Hoopes (B),...

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Description: FIGHTER SWEEPS

Notes: A mix of 163 P-47s and P-51s fly at fighter sweep.

ALTENAHR

Description: RAIL BRIDGE

ANDERNACH

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

BULLAY

Description: RAIL BRIDGE

ECKFELD

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

ENKENBACH

Description: RAIL JUNCTION

EUSKIRCHEN

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

FULDA

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

GEROLSTEIN

Description: RAIL JUNCTION

HILLESHEIM

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

HOMBURG

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

KAISERSLAUTERN

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

KAISERSLAUTERN

Description: RAIL BRIDGE

NEUNKIRCHEN

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

NEUWIED

Description: RAIL BRIDGE

ST WENDEL

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12077778
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot, Tail 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 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
  • 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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