Himel's Crew


Himel

Himel's first crew; standing (L to R): Arnold Welch, Reece S. Jameson, Louis L. Kirchofer, E. Glenn McNicholas, Kenneth R. Duncan, Leon L. Levandowski. Kneeling (L to R): John S. Urankar, Theodore Anema, Richard J. Hiss, Edwin J. Himel.

LT Himel flew with his original crew through October of '44. He then took over the Goodman crew and finished his tour with them. His original crewmen (shown above) would finish their tours on other crews.

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CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Edwin J. Himel LT Pilot 09/25/44 02/09/45 Completed 30 missions.
Richard J. Hiss LT Co-pilot 09/25/44   Completed tour.
John S. Urankar LT Navigator 09/25/44   Completed tour.
Theodore Anema LT Bombardier 09/25/44   Completed tour.
Louis L. Kirchofer SGT Flight Engineer/Top 09/25/44   Completed tour.
Arnold "Ray" Welch SGT Radioman/gunner 09/25/44 02/03/45 KIA with Cloud's crew
Reece S. Jameson   Tail Gunner 09/25/44   Completed tour.
E. Glenn "Nick" McNicholas SGT Asst. Flt. Eng/Gunner 09/25/44 03/10/45 Completed 35 missions.
Kenneth R. Duncan   Radioman/gunner 09/25/44   Completed tour.
Leon S. Levandowski.   Waist 09/25/44   Completed tour.
G. L. Goodman LT Co-pilot      
P. G. Sielfliesch LT Navigator      
J. H. Buckley LT Pin Pt. Navigator      
L. D. Jack LT Bombardier      
M. J. Bakos SGT Flight Engineer/Top      
A. Usie SGT Radioman/Gunner      
E. K. Rienhardt SGT Waist      
J. L. Simmons SGT Ball      
W. R. Ilk SGT Tail      
 
MISSION INFO
Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
081 09/25/44 Blue Grass Girl TV 43-38031 B17G
083 09/27/44 Miss Anthracite DP 43-38020 B17G
085 10/02/44   TB 43-37835 B17G
087 10/05/44   TB 43-37835 B17G
088 10/06/44   TB 43-37835 B17G
090 10/09/44   DF 43-37998 B17G
092 10/14/44   TB 43-37835 B17G
095 10/19/44 Hock Shop NA 43-37996 B17G
096 10/22/44 Batchelor's Delight TR 43-38027 B17G
098 10/26/44 Pursuit of Happiness TH 43-37931 B17G
099 10/30/44   TD 43-37916 B17G
101 11/04/44   TB 43-37835 B17G
102 11/05/44 The Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
104 11/09/44   TB 43-37835 B17G
106 11/16/44   TE 43-37939 B17G
110 11/30/44   TB 43-37835 B17G
117 12/23/44   TL 43-38040 B17G
121 12/29/44   TL 43-38040 B17G
124 01/01/45   DS 42-98001 B17G
125 01/02/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
127 01/05/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
129 01/08/45   TG 4x-xx059 B17G
130 01/10/45   TG 4x-xx059 B17G
131 01/13/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
132 01/14/45   TG 4x-xx059 B17G
136 01/21/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
138 01/29/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
142 02/09/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
Completed 30 missions

 
Created 08/25/99 Modified 12/23/16

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