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4 March 1945

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

ASCHAFFENBURG

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Notes: A mix of 139 P-47s and P-51s provide escort. Mix not given in available data.

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

INGOLSTADT

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

PFORZHEIM

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

REUTLINGEN

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

SCHWABMUNCHEN

Description: JET AIRCRAFT PLANT

SONAUESCHINGEN

Description: RAILROAD

STUTTGART

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

STUTTGART

Description: RAILROAD

TUTTLINGEN

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

ULM

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

ULM

Description: MILITARY VEHICLE PLANT

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People

  • 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
  • Service Numbers: 12120324 / O-835109
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13178814 / O-716614
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-720421
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36864214
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner

Aircraft

Revisions

Date2 Aug 2016 02:27:52
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives - 1 March 1945 mission formation plan

Date18 Dec 2014 03:43:24
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

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'.