Genz' Crew


The crew of "Chief Oshkosh"

Standing (L to R): Ed McGiff (RO), Louis Allen (FE), Daniel Nealy (G), Glenn Markham (G), and Willard Deforrest (G). Front (L to R): Weinstein, John Barry and Wilbur Genz. (486th collection, 8th AF Museum via David Brown)

Crew returned to the US in the "Chief." However, the aircraft was returned to Europe to help ferry supplies.


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Wilbur A. "Bud" Genz 2nd LT Pilot   04/16/45 Completed tour.
William W. Gray, Jr. 2nd LT Copilot   04/16/45 Completed tour.
John F. Barry 2nd LT Navigator   04/16/45 Completed tour.
Martin Weinstein F/O Bombardier      
Louis T. Allen S/SGT FE/Top      
Herbert Konrad   FE/Top      
Willard R. Deforrest CPL Gunner      
Edward F. McGiff CPL RO      
Glenn J. Markham CPL Gunner      
Daniel Nealy CPL Gunner      
           
 
MISSION INFO
Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
  11/27/44       B17G
113 12/10/44 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
116 12/16/44 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
117 12/23/44 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
119 12/26/44 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
120 12/28/44 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
122 12/30/44 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
124 01/01/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
125 01/02/45 Easy Movement NL 43-38041 B17G
126 01/03/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
127 01/05/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
130 01/10/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
131 01/13/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
136 01/21/45   NH 43-38648 B17G
137 01/28/45 Rack and Ruin NT 43-37899 B17G
138 01/29/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
139 02/01/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
142 02/09/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
148 02/21/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
149 02/22/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
151 02/24/45 Dream King DP 44-6580 B17G
158 02/25/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
163 03/11/45   NG 44-8615 B17G
164 03/12/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
171 03/22/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
173 03/24/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
174 03/28/45 Rack and Ruin NT 43-37899 B17G
175 03/30/45 Rack and Ruin NT 43-37899 B17G
176 03/31/45 Rack and Ruin NT 43-37899 B17G
178 04/04/45 Rack and Ruin NT 43-37899 B17G
180 04/07/45 Shirley B. NE 44-6846 B17G
183 04/10/45 Winged Virgin DM 43-38149 B17G
187 04/16/45 Shirley B. NE 44-6846 B17G

 
Created 06/01/99 Modified 12/23/16

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