392nd Bomb Group

Target: Salzbergen - 26 August 1944 - Mission #159

An oil refinery was the target on this day and at 0300-0430 hours, (24) crews were briefed. Take-offs began at 0928 hours for all briefed aircrews with the 577th and Captain Cetin, and the 578th with Lieutenant Morton assigned as leads. A force of (22) ships bombed the target with very good results, releasing (491) 250# bombs on the MPI. A total of (88) percent of all weapons hit within a 2000 feet radius of the aiming point. No fighters or flak were observed and all ships were back on the ground around 1451 hours.


26 Aug 1944 576th Sqdn. Did not fly this mission.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 151
P Walker, D.L. 1st Lt.
CP Nunziato, D.J. 2nd Lt.
N Bedore, C.P. 2nd Lt.
B Lane, A.E. Jr. 2nd Lt.
E Gusciora, A.A. Sgt.
R Young, J.W. Sgt.
RW Bradford, T.M. Sgt.
LW Maloukis, S.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Ballas, P.T. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 040
P McGrath, T.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Cooke, B.J. F/O
N Wright, H.R. 2nd Lt.
B Brennan, A.F. 2nd Lt.
E McFadden, R.J. S/Sgt.
R Stewart, G.S. T/Sgt.
RW Vines, V.L. S/Sgt.
LW Walsh, H.R. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Shoemaker, D.R. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 758
P Comeau, E.L. 2nd Lt.
CP Davis, W.R. 2nd Lt.
N Neuman, W.E. 2nd Lt.
B Pendergraft, J.C. Sgt.
E Scalet, J. T/Sgt.
R Haney, P.W. S/Sgt.
RW Jasinski, R. Sgt.
LW Kearns, H.H. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Krause, H.L. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 415
P Holmes, H.T. F/O
CP Barber, J.B. 2nd Lt.
N Peterson, H.L. 2nd Lt.
B - -
E Fetsch, J.E. T/Sgt.
R O'Laughlin, F.J. T/Sgt.
RW Loewy, S.B. S/Sgt.
LW Batchelor, L.I. S/Sgt.
NT Tungett, R.G. Sgt.
TG Marinelli, N.R. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 118
P Nehring, E.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Trigilio, G.J. F/O
N Farrar, R.B. 2nd Lt.
B Myers, J.P. S/Sgt.
E McJunkin, F.R. T/Sgt.
R Dobson, H.J. S/Sgt.
RW Koegen, F.J. Sgt.
LW Harrow, K.J. Sgt.
BT Thomas, W.J. Sgt.
TG Kent, C.L. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 430
P Propper, H.M. 2nd Lt.
CP Brier, A.L. 2nd Lt.
N Barber, A.G. 2nd Lt.
B Garrett, H.L. 2nd Lt.
E McPherson, C.C. Sgt.
R Dodd, W.C. Sgt.
RW Wickham, R.H. Cpl.
LW Chapman, C.M. Cpl.
BT Musante, A.B. Jr. Cpl.
TG Postema, R.H. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 164 (no mission credit)
P Daley, J.C. 2nd Lt.
CP Stebner, O.G. 2nd Lt.
N Thomas, C.P. 2nd Lt.
B Cunningham, V.J. 2nd Lt.
E Minster, G.E. Sgt.
R Firquain, O.S. S/Sgt.
RW Bevill, B.T. Sgt.
LW Cole, R.A. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Berry, J.F. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 577th Sqdn.
A/C 223
P Weaver, L.F. 2nd Lt.
CP Hamill, R.E. 2nd Lt.
N Brandi, J.G. 2nd Lt.
B Taylor, J.L. 2nd Lt.
E Kampfe, R.E. T/Sgt.
R Beckwith, R.B. S/Sgt.
RW Broffman, K.W. S/Sgt.
LW Holland, M.D. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Meyer, T.H. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 852
P Kohl, W.F. 1st Lt.
CP Shultz, G.R. 1st Lt.
N Foote, B.F. Jr. 1st Lt.
B Kerley, A.D. 1st Lt.
E Higdon, R.E. T/Sgt.
R Scales, R.R. T/Sgt.
RW Agalsoff, D.N. S/Sgt.
LW Ehring, E.O. S/Sgt.
BT- -
TG Peters, J.M. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 548
P Cheek, C.W. 1st Lt.
CP Szenegato, J. 1st Lt.
N Beddingfield, L.L. 1st Lt.
B Morton, E.R. 1st Lt.
E Curry, E.D. T/Sgt.
R Schroeck, L.A. T/Sgt.
RW - -
LW Layman, H.A. S/Sgt.
BT Corcoran, R.G. S/Sgt.
TG Miller, J.E. S/Sgt.
NG Joyce, G.P. 1st Lt.
S-27 Kielblock, A.L. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 477
P Quinn, L.F. 1st Lt.
CP Ritter, W.R. 1st Lt.
N Kostlan, A. 1st Lt.
B Lips, T.J. 2nd Lt.
E Wilson, H.W. T/Sgt.
R Morgan, L.E. T/Sgt.
RW McGinnis, M.C. Pfc.
LW Brown, H.C. Sgt.
BT Proust, R.J. S/Sgt
TG DeStefano, A.F. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 337
P Fogarty, D.M. 1st Lt.
CP Walker, R.S. 1st Lt.
N Peters, J.L. F/O
B Gajewski, R.B. 2nd Lt.
E Ellingson, H.E. T/Sgt.
R Whittington, T. T/Sgt.
RW Brent, L.H. S/Sgt.
LW Carpenter, J.A. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Kosinski, F.H. Pvt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 966
P Roberts, A.M. 1st Lt.
CP Holmes, F. Jr. 2nd Lt.
N Prentice, C.L. 1st Lt.
B Hart, D.R. 1st Lt.
E Rojas, Y. T/Sgt.
R Lippert, K.A. T/Sgt.
RW Blaise, E.W. S/Sgt.
LW - -
BT Weiderholt, K.J. S/Sgt.
TG Pryor, M.L. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 241
P Rudd, C.R. 1st Lt.
CP Benson, R.J. 2nd Lt.
N Dawson, J.B. 2nd Lt.
B Spencer, W.A. 2nd Lt.
E Maynard, C.R. T/Sgt.
R Clapp, R.E.E. Jr. T/Sgt.
RW Dobson, O.F. S/Sgt.
LW Hoganson, H.G. S/Sgt.
BT Modlin, R.E. S/Sgt.
TG Place, R.K. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 250
P Ellis, A. 2nd Lt.
CP Carleton, D. 2nd Lt.
N Bauer, H.H. 2nd Lt.
B Donohue, J.J. 2nd Lt.
E Thomas, C.B. T/Sgt.
R Jewell, R.B. T/Sgt.
RW Collins, S.J. S/Sgt.
LW Faucette, E.W. S/Sgt.
TG Pataki, S.M. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 578th Sqdn.
A/C 313
P Sturm, W.A. 1st Lt.
CP Jurczyn, B.J. 2nd Lt.
N Rawlings, J.L. 2nd Lt.
B Neetz, R.E. F/O
E LaChance, D.E. S/Sgt.
R Brown, J.C. S/Sgt.
RW Lingle, J.A.H. Sgt.
LW McCormick, J.E. Sgt.
BT Steins, D.C. S/Sgt.
TG Huff, R.H. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 145
P Cassell, H.S. Capt.
-- Sather, H. Maj.
CP Colvin, J.A. 1st Lt.
N Bevan, K.S. 1st Lt.
B Cetin, W.F. 1st Lt.
Dovey, A.J. 2nd Lt.
Niman, H. 2nd Lt.
E Heuser, W.M. T/Sgt.
R Geary, N.W. T/Sgt.
RW Durant, W. T/Sgt.
LW Rothrock, C.T. S/Sgt.
BT Dobrowolski, C.J. S/Sgt.
TG - -
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 126
Stauder, J.B. Capt.
P Abell, G.W. 1st Lt.
CP Eldridge, M.C. 1st Lt.
Ferry, J.R. 1st Lt.
Morris, J.E. 1st Lt.
N Roberts, M.C. 1st Lt.
B Lawrence, J.S. 1st Lt.
E Tryboski, L.E. T/Sgt.
R Nemeth, P.J. T/Sgt.
RW Horton, H.E. S/Sgt.
LW Hawes, J.C. S/Sgt.
BT Moore, J.R. S/Sgt.
TG - -
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 593
P Haines, F.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Porter, L.M. 2nd Lt.
N Berg, B.D. 2nd Lt.
B Jacobson, C. 2nd Lt.
E Higgs, O.C. Sgt.
R Cozza, D. T/Sgt.
RW Lentz, B.J. Sgt.
LW Farris, A.J. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Liston, L.M. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 697
P Wick, N.J. 1st Lt.
CP Bonifant, J.T. 2nd Lt.
N Greene, D.A. F/O
B Buckles, R.R. F/O
E Knierim, R.A. T/Sgt.
R Taylor, P.W. T/Sgt.
RW Makovy, V. S/Sgt.
LW Sheppard, R.E. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Reimund, S.J. S/Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 238
P Bell, J.W. 2nd Lt.
CP Guegold, R.L. 2nd Lt.
N Forbes, D.R. 2nd Lt.
B Wilson, H.W. 2nd Lt.
E Radzikowski, L.S. S/Sgt.
R Cheshire, W.T. T/Sgt.
RW Noltkamper, A.A. T/Sgt.
LW Zwolinski, V.W. Sgt.
BT - -
TG Geron, H.E. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 647
P Joynt, A.E. 2nd Lt.
CP Taylor, E.J. 2nd Lt.
N Phipps, H.H. 2nd Lt.
B Forsberg, B.F. 2nd Lt.
E Smith, R.A. S/Sgt.
R Apple, O.L. Sgt.
RW Hester, C.L. S/Sgt.
LW Floyd, L.G. Sgt.
BT Vavra, C.E. Sgt.
TG - -
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 495
P Kwash, R.H. 2nd Lt.
CP Gulacsik, A. 2nd Lt.
N Coy, E.T. 2nd Lt.
B Lassins, E.G. 2nd Lt.
E Yarber, H.W. S/Sgt.
R McKim, L.D. S/Sgt.
RW Callahan, E.M. Sgt.
LW Denter, W.S. Sgt.
BT Bleickhardt, F.G. Sgt.
TG Sandusky, D.L. Sgt.
26 Aug 1944 579th Sqdn.
A/C 279
P Sewell, W.P. 2nd Lt.
CP Weise, E.H. 2nd Lt.
N Richards, W.J. 2nd Lt.
B Bremer, A.F. 2nd Lt.
E Barnes, G.M. T/Sgt.
R Fulton, L.R. T/Sgt.
RW Leigh, R.H. S/Sgt.
LW Coogan, A.J. S/Sgt.
BT - -
TG Negri, J.D. S/Sgt.