Stroebe's Crew


Stroebe's Crew

CAPT Stroebe's crew and LTCOL Norton

Back row (L to R): LTCOL Harold Norton (AL), CAPT Harry Stroebe (P), 1st LT Eugene H. Kirkendall (CP), 1st LT Edwin D. Walters (MO/PNN), 1st LT George Tolson (N).  Front (L to R): 1st LT Bennie E. Lynch (DRN), T/SGT John L. McCabe (RO/G), T/SGT James J. Moore (FE/Top), T/SGT Russell J. Brown (Armorer/G), 1st LT John W. Clarke (B).

The crew flew its first two missions with the Wegener crew.  Walters served as the pin point navigator and mickey operator.  The photo was taken after the last mission.


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Harry Stroebe, Jr. CAPT Pilot 02AUG44 03FEB45 Completed tour.
Eugene H. Kirkendall 1st LT Coilot 02AUG44 03FEB45 Completed tour.
George C. Tolson 1st LT Navigator 02AUG44 03FEB45 Completed tour.
Bennie E. Lynch 1st LT Asst. Navigator      
Edwin D. Walters 1st LT M/O PPN      
C. M. Pinkava   PPN 15JUN44 15OCT44 Completed tour.
John W. Clarke   Bombardier 02AUG44 03FEB45 Completed tour.
James J. Moore   Flight Engineer 02AUG44 03FEB45 Completed tour.
John L. McCabe   Radio Operator 02AUG44 03FEB45 Completed tour.
Russell J. Brown   Waist Gunner 02AUG44 03FEB45 Completed tour.
MISSION INFO
MISSION Date NAME ID S/N TYPE
058 08/09/44 Blue Grass Girl PM 43-38031 B17G
061 08/14/44 Blue Grass Girl PM 43-38031 B17G
062 08/15/44 Blue Grass Girl PM 43-38031 B17G
067 08/26/44 Blue Grass Girl PM 43-38031 B17G
075 09/11/44 Woeful Bear NH 43-37908 B17G
076 09/12/44   TE 43-37939 B17G
078 09/17/44 American Beauty DG 42-98008 B17G
080 09/21/44   PJ 4x-xx074 B17G
086 10/03/44 Easy Movement PL 43-38041 B17G
096 10/22/44 The Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
100 11/02/44 American Beauty DG 42-98008 B17G
104 11/09/44   PB 44-8025 B17G
105 11/10/44   TE 43-37939 B17G
107 11/21/44   PF 4x-xx073 B17G
110 11/30/44   PJ 44-8074 B17G
112 12/06/44   PN 44-8132 B17G
114 12/11/44 Lady V II PK 44-8130 B17G
118 12/24/44   PJ 44-8074 B17G
119 12/26/44   PJ 44-8074 B17G
131 01/13/45   PP 44-8035 B17G
135 01/20/45   PE 44-8453 B17G
112 12/06/44   PN 44-8132 B17G
127 01/05/45   PE 44-8453 B17G
129 01/08/45   PF 4x-xx073 B17G
139 02/01/45   PF 4x-xx073 B17G
140 02/03/45   PE 44-8453 B17G


 
Created 09/20/99 Modified 12/20/16

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