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15 October 1944

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Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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2. COLOGNE

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AIRFIELD

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3. COLOGNE/EIFELTOR

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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4. COLOGNE/GEREON

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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5. COLOGNE/IMBERT

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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6. COLOGNE/KALK

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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7. COLOGNE/NIPPES

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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8. Germany

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

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Dormigeno

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9. HELIGOLAND ISLAND

Description

NAVAL INSTALLATIONS

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This is an APHRODITE mission (388th BG). Success not given in available data. 23 of 24 B-24s fly a cover mission to the same target. This is the last mission where P-38s will be used in an escort role.

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10. KOBLENZ/LUTZEL

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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11. LIMBURG

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MARSHALLING YARDS

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12. MONHEIM/RHENANIA

Description

OIL REFINERY

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13. REISHOLZ

Description

OIL REFINERY

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14. Wester

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

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15. WORRINGEN

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

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Service

People

  • George Abbott

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier/ Bombardier | 398th Bomb Group
    He had been a waist gunner in training to take over the Bombardier role and was in the nose. A German 88 anti aircraft shell had exploded in his lap, killing him instantly. The plane with its nose blown off and up into the windshield made it back to...

  • Edmund Abdo

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    He served as Ball Turret Gunner on the crew of 'Little Miss Mischief,' and was wounded from a direct hit on the ball turret from flak on his 21st mission, Oct. 15, 1944. ...

  • Charles Aiken

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (3 x Battle Stars).

  • Lewis Allen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

  • Glenn Amundson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 401st Bomb Group

  • Martin Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 401st Bomb Group
    T/Sgt Martin A. Anderson flew 34 missions, from 02/05/1944, mission #21, to 03/31/1945, mission #240. He served as a Radio Operator. He survived until the end of the war. Flew aircrafts 42-31521 'Badland Bat' DFC

  • Leroy Andrews

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 401st Bomb Group
    35 combat missions and 2 other missions7 Air Medal w/7 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct, EAME Ribbon

  • Lowell Ankrom

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier | 401st Bomb Group

  • Arnold Asheim

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

  • John Baumgardner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 42-102398 Dynamite John

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/2/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Grenier 20/4/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-H] Deenethorpe 13/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in...

  • 42-102674 Packawalup III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/3/44; Kearney 12/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 94BG Rougham 1/5/44; transferred 615BS/401BG [IY-M] Deenethorpe 19/5/44; battle damaged Frankfurt 5/11/44, force-landed at Great Dunmow, U.K. after sustaining extensive battle...

  • 42-107047 The Doodle Bug

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 6/2/44; Grenier 3/3/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-M] Horham 17/3/44; with R.V. Mercer force landed Framlingham AFB 25/12/44 with engine failure; battle damaged Berlin 3/2/45 with H. Palmer; force landed Charleroi, Bel; 97m, repaired & ret...

  • 42-107062 Worry Bird/Miss Bea Haven

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 9/2/44; Rapid City 2/3/44; Dow Fd 3/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 562BS/388BG Knettishall 29/4/44 WORRY BIRD; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 29/11/45;...

  • 42-30039 'Liberty Belle'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-Q] in US; transferred 544BS/384BG [SU-H] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; 2 SAD Lt Staughton 14/8/43; transferred Aphrodite Project 803BS RCM Knettishall 1...

  • 42-31485 Old Ironsides

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/10/43; Gr Island 21/11/43; La Guardia 29/11/43; New York 1/12/43; Presque Is 2/12/43; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-X] Deenethorpe 6/1/44; RAF Stornaway 5/4/44, ret grp 6/4/44; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 9/6/45; Syracuse 10/6...

  • 42-31730 'Morning Star', 'Tail End Charlie'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/12/43; Kearney 27/12/43; RAF Nutts Corner 15/1/44; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-B] Deenethorpe 31/1/44; 613BS [IN-O]; 112m, Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 9/6/45; 4100 BU Patterson 9/10...

  • 42-31891 The Shape

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-P] Deenethorpe 15/2/44; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 1/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 42-31939 Spook Six

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 6/1/44; Kearney 15/1/44; Romulus 23/1/44; Grenier 25/1/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-J] Horham 2/2/44; transferred 412BS [QW-J]; 98m, with S.D. Reed, force landed RAF Coltishakk, 8RTD, 1WIA; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 21/6/44;...

  • 42-31983 Mary Alice

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/1/44; Kearney 28/1/44; Presque Is 18/2/44; Grenier 2/3/44; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-G] Deenethorpe 7/3/44; detailed Munich 13/7/44 with L.H. Haskett, Tail gunner: Ed Page (Killed in Action); Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 6/6...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 09:24:42 marshaferraro Changes to person associations
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.

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2017 23:32:44 timothymotz Changes to person associations
Sources

Timothy Motz; from mission list kept by Harold Motz, compared to Doyle Shields, "History of the 447th Bomb Group"

Date Contributor Update
30 September 2016 02:39:12 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" John Woolnough
page 134

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 16:44:11 jdossetter Changes to event
Sources

http://8thafhs.com/missions.php

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 16:43:31 jdossetter Changes to event
Sources

http://8thafhs.com/missions.php

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:08 AAM AAM ingest
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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