Schraeder's Crew


LT Schraeder's Crew

Standing (L to R): Clyde D. "Pappy" Parkin (NG), Jack Newsom (FE), Joseph F. Russell (TG), Wilburn C. Ponder (ROG), Tolbert W. Howe (RW), Willie James (BG).  Front (L to R): Louis C. Naham (N), Raymond E. Schraeder (P), Jerome "Jerry" Weiss (CP), Bob Kaeler (or Kabler).  LT Kaeler was transferred prior to the crews arrival at Station 174. Courtesy of Eric Weiss, son of Jerry.


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Raymond E. Schraeder 2nd LT Pilot 02/21/1945 04/17/1945 Check ride with V. Miller.  24 missions.
Jerome Weiss 2nd LT Copilot 02/15/1945 04/16/1945 25 missions. First 3 missions with Bennett crew.
Louis C. Naham 2nd LT Navigator 02/21/1945 04/20/1945 24 missions.
Jack Newsom CPL FE/Top 02/21/1945 04/17/1945 21 missions.
Wilburn C. Ponder CPL Radio Operator 02/21/1945 04/17/1945 23 missions.
Clyde D. Parkin S/SGT Nose/Toggelier 02/15/1945 04/17/1945 20 missions. First mission with Bennett Crew.
Willie James SGT BG 02/21/1945 04/17/1945 23 missions.
Tolbert W. Howe CPL RW 02/15/1945 04/17/1945 23 missions. First mission with Bennett Crew.
Joseph F. Russell CPL TG 02/15/1945 04/17/1945 24 missions. First mission with Bennett Crew.
 
MISSION INFO
MISSION DATE NAME ID S/N TYPE
148 02/21/45 The Chariot DV 43-38034 B17G
150 02/23/45   NF 43-37952 B17G
152 02/25/45 Hock Shop DA 43-37996 B17G
154 02/27/45   NB 43-38001 B17G
155 02/28/45 Flak Sack DL 44-8528 B17G
159 03/07/45 Ruthie Bee DD 44-6314 B17G
161 03/09/45 The Worry Bird DN 43-37973 B17G
163 03/11/45 The Worry Bird DN 43-37973 B17G
164 03/12/45 The Worry Bird DN 43-37973 B17G
166 03/16/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
169 03/19/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
173 03/24/45 Dream King/Flak Sak DP 44-6580 B17G
174 03/28/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
176 03/31/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
177 04/03/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
178 04/04/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
179 04/05/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
180 04/07/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
181 04/08/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
182 04/09/45   TP 43-37970 B17G
184 04/11/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
185 04/14/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
186 04/15/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
187 04/16/45   DB 43-38010 B17G
188 04/17/45   DB 43-38010 B17G

 
Created 10/29/99 Modified 12/23/16

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