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29 January 1945

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

BAD KREUZNACH

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

BIELEFELD

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

HAMM

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

KASSEL

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

KASSEL/HENSCHEL

Description: OIL REFINERY

KOBLENZ

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

KOBLENZ/MOSEL

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

MUNSTER

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: A mix of 173 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

NIEDERLAHNSTEIN

Description: RAIL CENTER

SIEGEN

Description: RAIL CENTER

SOEST

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 427th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-523465
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot / Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 18th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-824176
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34725400
  • Role/Job: Toglier
  • 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

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (4Z-V+) nicknamed "Wolves Inc." of the 791st Bomb Squadron, 467th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '467th B.G., 4Z-V+.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Wolves Inc.
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 789th Bomb Squadron 791st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Lace
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Farmer's Daughter
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Big Dog
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Midge
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 53812
  • Description: 401st Bomb Group, Mission No. 201, 29 Jan 1945, Bad Kreuznach, Germany During the night a total of 16 RAF Halifax bombers landed at Deenethorpe and...

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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'.