Vance's Crew


 

Fred Brand flew only a few missions with the Vance crew before being reassigned. SGT Grant became toggelier and nose gunner.


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Sam T. Vance   Pilot 02/19/45 04/21/45  
Harold Eagle   Copilot 02/22/45 04/21/45  
Robert W. Swan   DR Navigator 03/03/45 04/21/45  
Fred Brand   Bombardier 03/14/45 04/21/45 Also flew with other crews.
Elmer Stegman   Flight Engineer 02/22/45 04/21/45  
Robert S. Grant   Radio operator/Togglier 02/22/45 04/21/45  
Harold Kooi   Radio operator 02/22/45 04/21/45  
John E. Keller   Gunner 02/22/45 04/15/45 Unknown
Maynard C. LeBlanc   Gunner 02/22/45 04/21/45  
Allan M. Neilson   Gunner 02/22/45 04/21/45  
 
MISSION INFO
MISSION DATE NAME ID S/N TYPE
149 02/22/45   DK 43-37945 B17G
150 02/23/45 American Beauty DG 42-98008 B17G
151 02/24/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
155 02/28/45 The Old Yard Dog TF 42-98006 B17G
156 03/02/45   PH 43-38163 B17G
157 03/03/45 Umbriago NM 43-37983 B17G
158 03/04/45   TE 43-39009 B17G
159 03/07/45 The Short Arm NA 44-6616 B17G
166 03/16/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
167 03/17/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
169 03/19/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
170 03/21/45   TG 4x-xx059 B17G
172 03/23/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
173 03/24/45   TG 4x-xx059 B17G
177 04/03/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
179 04/05/45   PC 43-37867 B17G
180 04/07/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
183 04/10/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
184 04/11/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
185 04/14/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
190 04/20/45 Lonesome Polecat too/Goin' Home PT 44-8363 B17G
191 04/21/45 Lonesome Polecat too/Goin' Home PT 44-8363 B17G
Completed 24 Missions

 
Created 09/29/99 Modified 12/23/16

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