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15 January 1945

Object Number - UPL 44181 - 8th Air Force mission 794; Augsburg, Germany; January 15, 1945. 447th Bomb Group strike photo. "Smoke from bombiong of Augsburg boils up through a...

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Description: FIGHTER SWEEPS

AUGSBURG

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

BOBINGEN

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

FRIEBURG

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

GENSINGEN

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: Fighter-bomber mission

INGOLSTADT

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: A mix of 183 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

MAHLBERG

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

REUDENSTADT

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

REUTLINGEN

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

TUBINGEN

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

TUBLINGEN

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

URICH

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: AF 34 725 400
  • Highest Rank: Chief Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Toglier in WWII; Aircraft Maintenance until 1967 retirement
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 733rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11085503
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 02-068357
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 729th Bomb Squadron 730th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Counter Measures/waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 490th Bomb Group 851st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-766252
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier - 1035

Aircraft

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:09
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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