MISSION NO. 39

BERLIN, GERMANY

4 MAY, 1944

The target was the Friednchstrasse railroad station, located in the center of Berlin. It was the nerve center of the most important rail transportation network in Germany. Eighteen aircraft were committed to the mission. Major Leroy Watson was Air Commander, and Lt. Mark R. Belcher was pilot.

Due to adverse weather conditions, the mission was recalled after the aircraft were over the Continent. However, seventeen of the aircraft dropped bombs on an airdrome near Bergen, Holland, a target of opportunity. The bomb run was made difficult by contrails and the prop wash of other wings. Bombing results were fair. Flak was moderate but accurate along the route, and several bombers suffered damage.

CREW LOADING LIST

May 4th, 1944
Mission No 39  Target: Berlin

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  A/C # 101 A/C # 079 A/C # 098 A/C # 123
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Cornelius R. Woolf
Kinney Hellums
Charles.W. Mitchell
Kenneth B. Taylor
Gerard J. Hyink
Samuel I. Craft
John L. Batts
Alden B. Orr
Roman A. Zelazo
Ernest R. Campen
Frank Taylor
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Donald G. Karr
Ennis E. Brown
Richard M. Condon
Joel H. Apel
Kenneth M. Krise
Philip Finkelstein
Morris J. Woodell
Eugene H. Paprota
Paul M. Rogers
Charles L. Edwards
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Clarence E. Schuchmann
William F. Smith
Thomas A. Goff
Alex P. Umoff
Joseph l. Hibbs
Lorne G. Smith
Robert Bridges
Harold A. Dusseau
Edgar D. Lanzoni
Lorne G. Smith
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Richard H. Luebke
Lloyd I. Miller
Sidney H Johnson
Jack B. Eldridge
John L. Zoutte
James J. Kilroy
Earl W. Johnston
William F. White
Melvin O. Richeson
Max E. Johnston

  A/C # 615 A/C # 633 A/C # 073 A/C # 470
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Bernard V. Connor
John W. Norton
Clement H. Marsden
Zaven R. Astor
Frank T. Aylstock
Donald E. Cook
Hal H. willett
Edward J. Brazinski
Carl W. Lewis
Leo L. Lange
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Richard J. Dudek
Russell M. Dobyns
John F. Moore
James H. Coonrod
John J. Connell
John Kessock
Alfred A. Sabory
Henri A. Boulay
Harold D. McFarland
Robert E. Bergeron
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Robert D. Lane
Winfred L. Pugh
Robert C. Dvorak
William C. Smith
Winfred C. Kincaid
Gervin E. McBride
John E. Misener
Edward A. Bleck
Joe B. McCall
James O. Vaughn
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Artie J. Whitlow
Bailey J. Gaudinier
Bert Graham
Lee C. Mohn
Paul R. Isker
Paul R. Clark
Robert V. Towle
John B. Mulhall
Roe S. Woodis
Lovell O'Masters

  A/C # 552 A/C # 067 A/C # 571 A/C # 451
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Kenneth R. Johnston
Kenneth W. Brucker
Herbert N. Webb
George A. Sipp
Nolan V. Claxton
Daniel A. Malcolm
Francis E. Friedel
Edwin D. Waggoner
Paul O. Conner
Gilbert Slocum
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Harry R. Stafford
Bernard J. Yavorosky
Arthur A. Flach
Anthony G. Wodek
Virgil D. Naylor
Virgil R. Hook
Francis M. Craven
Jean P. Dubois
Walter H. Osika
Robert H. Ridge
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Edwin S. Jones
Clyde S. Jolley
Donald H. Snyder
Howard A. Handran
Harry C. Lake
James A. Martin
Patsy Varrassi
Alfred Beacom
Ernest W. Kerr, Jr
Kenneth E. Davidson 
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William L. Brackley
John G. Hossack
Winifred E. Stortz
Anthony Kulcycki
Harry Bernstein
Glen A. Jackson
Miles L. McQueen
Daniel D. Elieff
Thomas E. Gougerty
Bernard J. Geraghty

  A/C # 618 A/C # 460 A/C # 452 A/C # 056
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Kenneth W. Burkhart
Noble L. Webster
William A. Wescott
Julius Venerofsky
Sidney N. Erickson
John G. Serosky
T. T. Shields
Samuel B. Goff
Carl B. Tulowitzki
Howard W. Barrier
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William K. Byle
Edwin K. Williams
Paul L. Morris
Ralph J. Smithling
Vincent W. Krysiac
William T. Alford
Robert H. Prisk
James C. Williams
Herbert L. Brownfield
John P. Jordan
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Norman W. Breit
Arthur H. Richards
Frank E. Vandevelde
Bert H. Lindstrom
Terence T. Camp
Rubin L. Hernandez
Melvin R. Smalley
William F. Radford
John A. Roe, Jr
William H. sololewski 
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Wendell A. Price
James F. Oldenhage
Eldon J. Foster
Harry H. Whitaker
Carroll O. Johnson
Lester L. Tyndall
George K. Raymond
Donald E. Betthauser
Edward J. McHale
Benjamin Pomerantz

  A/C # 662 A/C # 060 A/C # 558 A/C # 520
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Robert H. Magill
Richard J. Cotter
William J. McKelvey
William A. O'Connor
Norman Hirsch
Floyd T. Stitely
Charles Minter
Nerve J. Paquin
Harold R. Moore
Walter F. Pittman
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Jonathan M. Herbold
Harry E. Cameron
Theodore J. Mellow
Jack W. Oescher
Elihue R. Mayo
Richard R. Hazelhurst
Philip H. Shebell
Charles D. Shebell
Johnny Miller
William C. Cain
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William F. Rogers
Stanley J. Wolczanski
Wilbert J. Collard
Henry P. Loades
Joshua D. Lane
Orion H. Shumway
John Chumas
William C. Young
David H. Quick
Ray Jones
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Phillip H. Birong
Robert A. Patty
Robert A. Carson
Paul V. Owens
Max L. Hall
Norman Musiel
Albert L. Kissenger
Luis J. Franco
Pasquale N. Sacco
William H. Farrar

  A/C # 591 A/C # 056 A/C # 063 A/C # 055
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Robert E. Brofft
Alexander Kucherenko
Reynold J. Koehmetcher
Leo F. Kruszynski
Lyle E. Thrall
Abraham H. Feller
James B. Toney
William L. Black
Rex W. Burke
Earl S. West
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Noel A. Cunefare
Milton E. Durham
Wesley C. Akins
Donald W. Barton
Howard S. Drake
Ralph T. Hodson
Frank L. Nunn
Richard P. Forney
Walden M. Hearn
Gordon B. Long
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Charles R. Blackwell
Theodore R. Baskette
Irving R. Meyers
Verne M. Boon
Thomas W. Howard
Thomas G. Leahy
Edward Nabozny
Billy L. Dalton
Francis W. McCall
Sylvester C. Kuraszkiewicz
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Stuart B. James
Martin W. Biehn
Charles C. Canon
Russell H. Auten
Angelo J. Ruscito
Robert L. Jackson
Patrick C. Toomey
Eugene C. Goslee
Carl N. Davis
Dale L. Vance 

  A/C # 122 A/C # A/C # 923 A/C #
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Mark R. Belcher
Leroy H. Watson, Jr
Patrick W. Henry
William H. Dupont
Charles E. Musgrove
Eldon B. Krug
Woodrow W. Hammons
William H. Barrett
William C. Bolger
Byron E. Smull
Howard B. Collins
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Donald S. Hain
Robert J. Burright
Vincent L. Vaccarro
Arthur J. Russell, Jr
Charles R. Miller
Edward F. Rugg
Harry C. Minor
Sidney W. Brunick
Clifford R. Wilson
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