Myers' Crew


 

LT Myers took over the McCabe crew when the latter was promoted to a staff position. (photos)


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Charles Robert Myers LT Pilot 05/07/44    
Kenneth L. Schlipf LT Copilot 06/20/44    
Orval E. Minor LT Navigator 06/20/44 06/10/44 Completed 34 combat missions (see note below)
T. Hess T/SGT FE/Top 06/20/44    
J. H. Christopherson S/SGT Radio Operator 06/20/44    
L. J. Ray, Jr. S/SGT Gunner 06/20/44    
F. S. Hajec S/SGT Gunner 06/20/44    
J. J. Jacques SGT Gunner 06/20/44    
C. E. Cashman S/SGT Gunner 06/20/44    
Note: LT Minor completed 34 missions, but was given credit for 35. The 35th "mission" credit was given as the result of the purchase of a war bond, which was a common practice during the war. LT Minor's first 10 missions were with LT McCabe, who was promoted, and the crew was then led by LT Myers. LT Minor flew with Myers through mission 30, then finished flying the remaining four missions with the Krock, Patterson, and Barker crews.
 
MISSION INFO
Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
026 06/20/44 Aries DO 42-52693 B24H
027 06/20/44 Aries DO 42-52693 B24H
028 06/22/44 Aries DO 42-52693 B24H
029 06/24/44 Aries DO 42-52693 B24H
030 06/25/44 Aries DO 42-52693 B24H
035 06/30/44 Aries DO 42-52693 B24H
037 07/02/44 Aries PV 42-52693 B24H
041 07/08/44 Aries PV 42-52693 B24H
043 07/12/44 Aries PV 42-52693 B24H
044 07/14/44 Aries PV 42-52693 B24H
047 07/19/44   PA 42-52639 B24H
048 07/20/44 Lucky Lady PD 4x-xx523 B24H
050 08/01/44   DL 43-37985 B17G
051 08/02/44   DN 43-37958 B17G
052 08/03/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
053 08/04/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
063 08/16/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
065 08/24/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
066 08/25/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
067 08/26/44 Mr Takoma DR 43-37944 B17G
071 09/03/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
073 09/09/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
074 09/10/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
076 09/12/44   DB 43-38010 B17G
077 09/13/44 The Worry Bird DN 43-37973 B17G

 
Created 06/25/00 Modified 12/23/16

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