8th Air Force 938

10 April 1945

Object Number - UPL 33717 - Crew of B-17G "Budd's Dudds", 401st BG/613th BS (IN-F)

Mission Details

Description: FREELANCE MISSION

Description: SCOUTING MISSION

BRANDENBURG/BRIEST

Description: AIRFIELD

BURG-BEI-MAGDEBURG

Description: AIRFIELD

NEURUPPIN

Description: AIRFIELD

ORANIENBURG

Description: AIRFIELD

ORANIENBURG

Description: MUNITIONS DEPOT

Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress

Notes: 1,315 bombers and 905 fighters are despatched to attack airfields known or suspected to be used by jet aircraft; about 60 jets and a few conventional fighters attack the formations. The munitions depot is that of German Army HQ.

PARCHIM

Description: AIRFIELD

RECHLIN

Description: AIRFIELD

RECHLIN/LARS

Description: AIRFIELD

STENDAL

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

WITTENBURG

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

ZERBST

Description: AIRFIELD

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People

  • 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 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36864214
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2057209
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14116557
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

Revisions

Date18 Sep 2018 00:03:50
Sources

Removed connection

Date17 Sep 2018 23:42:23
Sources

owner of source matieral

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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