Mission Photos
November 1944

 

November 4: Misburg
A formation en route to the refineries at Misburg

 

 

 

 

 

November 13: Training flight
After a career that lasted 55 missions with only 1 abort, "Naughty Nan" crashed near the runway at Bungay.

 

 

 

 

November 21: Hamburg
The crew of "Satan's Sister" went down in Holland after a flak hit.

Standing: Bennie Tillotson KIA; Sgt Lewis Hoyal, KIA; Sgt Patrick Flaherty, KIA; Sgt Frank Pietzsch, KIA; Sgt John Todd, KIA; Sgt Sgt John Cahill, KIA

Kneeling: 1/Lt John Quinn, evaded capture; 2/Lt Samuel Agin, not on this mission; 2/Lt Melbourne Simmons, evaded capture; 2/Lt Robert Brooks, KIA

 

 

Pilot John Quinn and co-pilot Melbourne Simmons with their Dutch protectors.

L - R: Simmons, Mrs G. M. van Krimpen, Miss C. Morren, Quinn, Miss Klaartje Chevelier

 

 

 

 

November 30: Neunkirchen
This crew was the victim of a direct flak hit in the fuel tanks.

Standing: Sgt Joe Looney, KIA; Sgt Edward Gallagher, KIA; Sgt Leon Nye, KIA; Sgt Herman Moseman, KIA; Sgt Ernest Lanier, KIA; Sgt Kenneth Warren, not on this mission

Kneeling: 2/Lt Thomas Truell, not on this mission; 1/Lt Everett Hayes, not on this mission; 2/Lt James Champlain, KIA; 1/Lt John Colson, POW

Not in photo: 2/Lt Desmond Steele, KIA; 1/Lt Howard Kieffer, KIA; 2/Lt Clifford Vaughn, KIA; Sgt Werner Hohenstein, KIA


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