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Mission No. 180
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Mission Narrative

Mission No. 180
Date - January 29, 1945
Target - Siegen
Plane s/n 42-102954, piloted by Lt George Hottle, sustained damage while on a mission to Seigen, Germany. The plane landed at Ypres, Belgium and all the crew were uninjured and returned to Glatton.

......... Crew

The crew was as follows:
     Plane s/n 42-102954     
PilotLt George L. Hottle, Jr.
CopilotLt Emile E. Racine
NavigatorLt David W. Ellis
Aircraft EngineerSgt Roger R. Holden
Radio OperatorSgt James T. Bell, Jr
Left Waist GunnerSgt Stanley R. Patterson
Right Waist GunnerSgt George Zucker
Ball Turret GunnerSgt William J. Dufford
Tail GunnerSgt Francis C. Cupp
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