8th Air Force 670

9 October 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),...

Description

Black Week

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 2.50

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 3.00

GUSTAVSBURG

Description: AIRCRAFT FACTORY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 353.50

KOBLENZ (Secondary)

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: 2nd Bomb Division was made up of 44th BG, 93rd BG, 389th BG, 392nd BG, 445th BG, 446th BG, 448th BG, 453rd BG, 458th BG, 466th BG, 467th BG, 489th BG, 491st Bomb Group, 492nd BG

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 972.60

MAINZ (Primary)

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: 3rd Bomb Division was made up of 34th BG, 94th BG, 96th Bomb Group, 100th BG, 385th BG, 388th BG, 447th BG, 452nd BG, 486th BG, 487th BG, 490th BG, 493rd BG. 390th Bomb Group stands down.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 493.70

SCHWEINFURT (Secondary)

Description: BALL BEARING PLANTS

Notes: 1st Bomb Division was made up of 91st Bomb Group, 92nd BG, 303rd BG, 305th BG, 306th BG, 379th BG, 381st BG, 384th BG, 398th BG. 351st BG, 401st Bomb Group and 457th Bomb Group stand down.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 817.20

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36743988
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: MOS 757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-815910
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 752nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-717-025
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier/Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 25th Bomb Group 466th Bomb Group 653rd Bomb Squadron 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-699647
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

Revisions

Date24 Sep 2016 18:55:42
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
page 132

Date23 Sep 2016 23:39:26
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
page 119

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:13
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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