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14 October 1944

Official description

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Description

Black Week

Mission details

1. KAISERSLAUTERN

Description

INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

2. SAARBRUCKEN

Description

MARSHALLING YARDS

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

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Mission Statistics

Service

People

  • Curtis Adamy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • James Angeloff

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x missions. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gerald Behrens

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • David Bridgers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Anthony Carras

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Co-Pilot of the Harry C. Merritt Crew - Crew 671 ...

  • Arthur Childs

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 30 missions with pilot John Woolnough. DFC

  • Norman Crosson

    Military | Major | Air Inspector - Command Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Served a combat tour as a B-24 pilot with the 90th BG - 321st BS in the South Pacific. Survived a bailout and 12 day trek to be rescued in the outback of Australia. Served as Air Inspector and Command Pilot with the 466th BG at Attlebridge.

  • Charles Dolan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 9/13/44. Killed in Action (KIA) 10/18/44 (Leverkusen). Pilot: Lehnhausen, E. Plane was B-24 'Flak Magnet' #4250596

  • Paul Evans

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    DFC w 2 Oak Leaf Clusters Also served in Korea and Vietnam. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel.

  • Ernest Fuxa

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 8/16/44. Killed in Action (KIA) 10/18/44 (Leverkusen). Pilot: E. Lehnhausen. Plane was 'Flak Magnet' #4250596

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Aircraft

  • 42-102501 The Challenger

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/3/44; Gr Island 11/4/44; Dowe Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-H] Grafton Underwood 12/5/44; Missing in Action Berlin 3/2/45 with Robert Clax Long, Frederick Arnold Maki, Jack Coleman Cook (3 Killed in Action); Ralph John Vrana...

  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

  • 43-37917 Pauline

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 5/6/44; Kearney 18/6/44; Grenier 30/6/44; Assigned to the 545BS/384BG, squadron code JD-B, Grafton Underwood on 17/7/44; transferred with the group to Istres, France for passenger duties (Project Green); Salvaged 31/12/45. PAULINE...

  • 44-10521 Laden Maid

    B-24 Liberator
    Crash landed in Si've, Sweden 02 Apr 1945. MACR# 13736

  • 44-10558 Ma's Lil' Angel

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-50368 Delores Jean

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-94979 Slick Chick

    B-24 Liberator
    Oldest and longest serving 466th BG B-24 to survive the war ...

  • 42-51141 Pegasus

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-52527 Reliable Babe

    B-24 Liberator

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2020 03:57:48 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

466BG Archives - Mission Report for 14 October 1944
NARA document research by Brad Sullivan

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2020 03:51:05 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Archives
Report on Mission No 125, Kaiserslautern, Germany - 14 October 1944
NARA document research provided by Brad Sullivan

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2016 19:10:13 466thHistorian Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - John Woolnough
Page 133

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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