Belanger's Crew


LT Belanger's crew at Sudbury. Standing (L to R): Morton Fields (B), William Cassanis (N), Harold Rand (CP) and Raymond Belanger (P). Front (L to R): Harry Levine (ROG), Herb Crawford (WG), Dwayne Nelson (BG), and Bob Corby (FE). (submitted by Ray Belanger).

LTs Rand and Fields and SGT Corby were wounded on the mission to Bremen on Aug 30, '44. LT Fields would not return to the crew. However, LT Rand and SGT Corby would return on Oct 2, '44 and fly to the same target.

Bill Tabb was transferred to another crew and killed in action. His replacement was wounded on the Aug 8, '44 and would be unable to return to duty.

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CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Raymond Belanger LT Pilot 08/05/44 12/26/44 Completed tour.
Harold Rand LT Pilot 08/05/44   WIA - 08/30/44
Morton Fields LT Bombardier 08/05/44 12/26/44 WIA - 08/30/44
William Cassanis LT Navigator 08/05/44   Completed tour.
Bob Corby SGT1C Flight Engineer/Top 08/05/44 12/26/44 WIA - 08/30/44
Harry Levine SGT Radio Operator 08/05/44   KIA - 10/06/44
Herb Crawford SGT Waist Gunner 08/05/44 12/26/44 Completed tour.
William J. Tabb, Jr. SGT Tail     Transferred/KIA
James F. Fredricks SGT Tail 08/05/44 08/05/44 WIA
Dwayne Nelson SGT Ball gunner 08/05/44 12/26/44 Completed tour.
 
MISSION INFO
MISSION Date NAME ID S/N TYPE
054 08/05/44   PH 43-37952 B17G
059 08/11/44   PA 43-37820 B17G
062 08/15/44 Baby Shoe II PS 44-6292 B17G
064 08/18/44 Blue Grass Girl PM 43-38031 B17G
067 08/26/44   TV 43-37952 B17G
069 08/30/44 Blue Grass Girl PM 43-38031 B17G
070 09/01/44 Hock Shop DA 43-37996 B17G
076 09/12/44   NC 43-37945 B17G
078 09/17/44 Snow White NR 43-38136 B17G
079 09/19/44   NF 43-37952 B17G
080 (abort) 09/21/44   PG 4x-xx867 B17G
081 09/25/44 Vermont Maid (Cupcake) ND 43-38246 B17G
082 09/26/44   TM 43-38005 B17G
084 09/28/44   DN 43-37958 B17G
085 10/02/44 Lil' Butch/Rodney the Rocks NP 43-38142 B17G
086 10/03/44 Ula Lume NJ 43-37972 B17G
088 10/06/44 Snow White NR 43-38136 B17G
096 10/22/44 Lil' Butch/Rodney the Rocks NP 43-38142 B17G
097 10/25/44   PR 42-97968 B17G
100 11/02/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
103 11/06/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
104 11/09/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
105 11/10/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
106 11/16/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
107 11/21/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
108 11/25/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
109 11/27/44 ------- NC 43-37867 B17G
110 11/30/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
112 12/06/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
113 12/10/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
114 12/11/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
115 12/12/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
116 12/16/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
118 12/24/44   PC 43-37867 B17G
119 12/26/44   PC 43-37867 B17G

 
Created 09/20/99 Modified 12/23/16

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