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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Haard Luck
B-17G-45-BO 42-97334

95th Bomb Group, 336th Squadron


For More Information See:

Merseburg: Blood, Flak & Oil

Known Mission List

Date Pilot


20 Apr 1944C S McCallV-weapon site (NoBall) 
22 Apr 1944C S McCallHamm 
25 Apr 1944H FitshkoDijon 
26 Apr 1944H W SlusserBrunswick 
27 Apr 1944H W SlusserV-weapon site (Noball)Morning mission
27 Apr 1944C L SnowdenLe Culot airfieldafternoon mission
29 Apr 1944J H BullardBerlin 
1 May 1944H W SlusserV-weapon site (NoBall) 
7 May 1944?BerlinReturned early - gunner sick
9 May 1944W G WoodLaon airfield 
11 May 1944?LiegeReturned early - unwanted spare (non-sortie)
12 May 1944C L SnowdenBrux 
13 May 1944F H CobbOsnabruck 
19 May 1944F H CobbBerlin 
20 May 1944F H CobbBrussels 
23 May 1944F H CobbMelunReturned early - unwanted spare (non-sortie)
24 May 1944F H CobbBerlinReturned early -unwanted spare - CRASHED on main runway
12 Jul 1944J A CotnerMunich 
16 Jul 1944C L BodinStuttgart 
17 Jul 1944C L BodinTactical support 
18 Jul 1944C L BodinTactical support 
19 Jul 1944J A CotnerSchweinfurt 
24 Jul 1944C L BodinPeriers / St LoTactical support
25 Jul 1944C L BodinPeriers / St LoTactical support
28 Jul 1944J L WalkerMerseburgMerseburg : Blood, Flak & Oil.
1 Aug 1944J L WalkerOperation BuickSupply drop to French Resistance forces
2 Aug 1944P E FeissBeautor / Anizy areaTactical support
3 Aug 1944W R OlneyLaval / Troyes areaTactical support
4 Aug 1944V DeckardHamburg 
6 Aug 1944V DeckardRahmel 
7 Aug 1944V DeckardTrzebinia 
8 Aug 1944V DeckardBuzau 
12 Aug 1944V DeckardToulouse 
15 Aug 1944J L WalkerVenlo airfieldTactical support
16 Aug 1944J L WalkerZeitz 
24 Aug 1944P A KrossRuhland 
26 Aug 1944R F HarveyBrest areaGun batteries
27 Aug 1944W L HansonHusum 
30 Aug 1944R F HarveyBremen 
1 Sep 1944R F HarveyTactical support 
3 Sep 1944R F HarveyBrest areaGun batteries
5 Sep 1944W H HartStuttgart 
8 Sep 1944W H HartMainz 
9 Sep 1944K C MelvinDusseldorf 
11 Sep 1944V R Mooring / C R SwansonRuhland (Fulda)MISSING IN ACTION - right wing on fire (MACR #8892)

© Ray Bowden 23 January 2020