D. Moore's Crew


LT Moore's Crew

This photo was taken at David-Monthan AAB prior to the 486th's deployment to the ETO. LT Moore is standing center, and Homer Unger is standing at right. (courtesy of Pat Hecksher, daughter of Homer)

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CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Moore, David L. CAPT Pilot 05/09/44 10/17/44 Flew 23 missions. First name may have been Davis.
Brandt, Emory E. LT Pilot 05/09/44 09/11/44 Flew 22 missions.
Marley, Edward T. LT Navigator 05/09/44 10/17/44 Flew 23 missions.
Shoemaker, William H. LT Bombardier 05/09/44 10/17/44 Flew 23 missions.
Childers, F. G. SGT Flight Engineer 05/09/44 09/11/44 Flew 22 missions.
Fries, William A. SGT Radio Operator 05/09/44 09/11/44 Flew 22 missions.
Eckerdt, George SGT Gunner 05/09/44 10/09/44 Flew 29 missions, 3 with Moore, then finished with other crews.
Unger, Homer R. SGT Gunner 05/09/44 10/17/44 Flew 23 missions.
McPhail, Russell E. SGT Gunner 05/09/44 10/17/44 Flew 23 missions.
Weingart, D. J. SGT Gunner 05/09/44 10/19/44 Flew 23 missions. Flew most of his missions with Moore.
Ryon, Max L.   Crew Chief    
 
MISSION INFO
Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
001 (abort) 05/07/1944 Slammin' Spammy TF 42-52637 B24H
003 05/09/1944 Mike - Spirit of LSU TM 42-52731 B24H
004 05/11/1944 Mike - Spirit of LSU TM 42-52731 B24H
005 05/20/1944 Mike - Spirit of LSU TM 42-52731 B24H
008 05/25/1944 Silver Dollar TE 42-52621 B24H
024 06/16/1944 Leading Lady TK 41-28871 B24H
028 06/22/1944 The Hit Parade TB 42-94883 B24H
030 06/25/1944 Mike - Spirit of LSU TM 42-52731 B24H
032 06/27/1944 Leading Lady TK 41-28871 B24H
036 07/01/1944 Old 486 DA 41-29486 B24H
037 07/02/1944 Silver Dollar DC 42-52621 B24H
038 07/04/1944 Leading Lady DR 41-28871 B24H
039 07/05/1944   DR 41-28880 B24H
044 07/14/1944 Chesty DP 41-29598 B24H
051 08/02/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
059 08/11/1944   TE 43-37939 B17G
060 08/13/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
061 08/14/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
065 08/24/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
066 08/25/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
072 09/05/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
075 09/11/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
093 10/17/1944 Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
Completed 23 Missions

 
Created: 10/11/99 Modified 12/23/16

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