Mission No. 44
1 May 1944
Station: 166
Target: Marshaling Yard at Valenciennes
A second mission planed for the same day was despatched to bomb the Rail Marshalling Yards at Valenciennes, but the planes returned without accomplishing the attack, turning back a few miles inside enemy coast because of thick haze obscuring the ground.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THIS MISSION FROM THE GROUP MISSION RECORDS IS AVAILABLE IN THE "CREW LOADLING LIST" SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE here


Box #1 - Lead Flight
Sellers
573
804-A
13
Clark
573
012-F
4
Snyder
573
823-N
21
Armstrong
573
820-S
24
Goodson
573
932-T
48
Dearing
573
802-P
18
Box #1 - High Flight
Samuel-(Thorn's crew)
573
822-O
23
Youse
573
830-M
22
Colsch
573
813-J
6
Porter
573
810-C
9
Bjork
573
797-P
3
Bollinger
573
815-R
4
Spare
573
811-G
7
Box #1 - Low Flight
Adams
573
825-B
15
Hartman
573
836-N
1
Baxter
573
947-U
2
Sloss
573
831-H
19
Dillard
573
972-A
5
Holliday
573
890-K
17
Koehl
572
800-C
35

Box #2 - Lead Flight
Williams
575
803-K
6
Tucker
575
972-M
41
Schirmer
575
844-D
38
Mitchell
575
931-F
34
Wilkinson
575
835-T
31
Petrich
575
840-R
29
Box #2 - High Flight
Laframboise
575
851-M
31
Martin
575
848-N
36
Harlow
575
873-U
32
O'Hare
575
808-C
37
Schreiber
575
943-F
16
Sullivan
575
807-J
28
Box #2 - Low Flight
Wolfe
575
846-P
39
Lakin
575
843-J
36
Fleck
575
853-F
39
Ruble
575
827-G
41
Kiedinger
575
798-K
25
Rutledge
575
927-N
33
Baehr
572
801-G
19
Box #2 - Spare Flight
Spare Ship
575
847-H
40
Spare Lead
575
950-A
48