8th Air Force 917

28 March 1945

Object Number - UPL 38564 - "Crew of the Week" photo caption, outlining action by Reginald Hammond's crew on 28 March 1945

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

BERLIN/FALKENSEE

Description: ARMAMENT PLANT

BERLIN/SPANDAU

Description: TANK FACTORY

HANNOVER

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress

Notes: Primary target – Oil refinery ten miles NE of Hannover. (No flak reported) Secondary target – Marshaling yards at Hannover. (Plenty of flak)

HANNOVER

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

HANNOVER/HANOMAG

Description: TANK FACTORY

MINDEN

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

STENDAL

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator, Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 729th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 2069916
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator / Mickey operator, B-17

Aircraft

Revisions

Date20 Feb 2018 10:10:46
Contributormarshaferraro
Sources

Personal list of 30 missions Lloyd C. Kenagy participated in with the 401st Bomb Group 613th Squadron between Aug 1, 1944 and April 11, 1945.

Date1 Dec 2016 23:42:23
Sources

Information taken from original, hand-written combat logs dated Feb-Apr 1945.

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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