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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Patty Jo
B-17G-10-BO 42-31242

388th Bomb Group, 563rd Bomb Squadron

 


For More Information See:

Tales To Noses Over BerlinMerseburg: Blood, Flak & Oil

Known Mission List

Date Pilot

Target

Notes
7 Oct 1943  Delivered to Cheyenne Modification Center
17 Oct 1943  To Grand Island AAB
23 Oct 1943  To Great Falls AAB
9 Nov 1943  Assigned to 388BG at Knettishall, UK
26 Nov 1943Pack  
5 Dec 1943GeorgeBordeaux 
11 Dec 1943L E RantonEmden 
13 Dec 1943HulcherKielCategory AC damage -- flak & 20mm
16 Dec 1943DeJeanBremenCategory A damage -- flak
20 Dec 1943L E RantonBremen 
22 Dec 1943L E RantonMunsterCategory A damage -- flak
30 Dec 1943L E RantonLudwigshaven 
31 Dec 1943L E RantonParisCategory A damage -- flak
7 Jan 1944DeJeanLudwigshafen 
11 Jan 1944L E RantonBrunswick 
14 Jan 1944L E RantonCrossbowV2-weapon site
21 Jan 1944L E RantonCrossbowV2 site Cherbourg penisular
24 Jan 1944L E RantonFrankfurt 
29 Jan 1944L E RantonFrankfurt 
3 Feb 1944KeirstedWilhelmshavenCategory A damage - flak
4 Feb 1944J G GunnFrankfurt 
5 Feb 1944ObenschainRomilly AFCatgory A damage -- flak
6 Feb 1944L E RantonRomillyCategrory AC damage - machinegun fire
20 Feb 1944L E RantonPosnan 
21 Feb 1944L E RantonBrunswick 
22 Feb 1944W J BrunkHammMarshalling Yards
25 Feb 1944L E RantonRegensburg 
29 Feb 1944???BrunswickCategory AC damage -- flak
16 Mar 1944ClarkAugsburg 
18 Mar 1944A NelsonAugsburg 
20 Mar 1944SundstromFrankfurt 
26 Mar 1944L E RantonCrossbowV2-weapon site
27 Mar 1944L E RantonBordeaux 
29 Mar 1944W J BrunkChateaudun 
1 Apr 1944SundstromLudwigshafenHit by flak
8 Apr 1944W J BrunkAchmer"Few flak holes"
9 Apr 1944L E RantonPoznan 
10 Apr 1944L E RantonCourcelles 
11 Apr 1944W J BrunkPoznan/Rostock"8 large flak holes"
13 Apr 1944ElliottAugsburg 
22 Apr 1944W J BrunkHamm 
24 Apr 1944W J BrunkFriedrichshafen"7 flak holes, one WIA, controls shot out"
25 Apr 1944PrendergastDijon 
26 Apr 1944W J BrunkBrunswick 
29 Apr 1944W J BrunkBerlinSevere damage
7 May 1944W J BrunkBerlin 
8 May 1944SallesBerlinReturned early (non sortie) - personnel ill
9 May 1944W J BrunkJuvincourt 
11 May 1944W J BrunkBrussels-Liege"One flak hole"
12 May 1944W J BrunkBruxReturned early (non sortie) - #3 engine out
19 May 1944SallesBerlinMid-air collision and crashlanded at Watton
4 Jul 1944PriceSully-sur-Roine 
6 Jul 1944PattenFleury 
6 Jul 1944SaundersSautricourt 
8 Jul 1944BottenfieldNantes 
11 Jul 1944PattenMunich 
16 Jul 1944PaulsonMunich 
18 Jul 1944MeagherKiel 
19 Jul 1944Saunders (?)Schweinfurt 
24 Jul 1944PattenSt LoTactical target in support of ground assault
25 Jul 1944PattenSt LoTactical target in support of ground assault
28 Jul 1944PriceMerseburgMerseburg : Blood, Flak & Oil.
31 Jul 1944SaundersMunichTactical target in support of ground assault
1 Aug 1944SaundersTactical target 
2 Aug 1944MeagherMery-sur-Oise 
13 Aug 1944MeagherSeine River 
16 Aug 1944MeagherZeitz 
24 Aug 1944J GoodmanBrux 
30 Aug 1944ChimentiBremen 
3 Sep 1944MeagherBrest 
8 Sep 1944HutchinsonMainz 
9 Sep 1944SaundersDusseldorf 
10 Sep 1944LordNurnburg 
12 Sep 1944ChimentiMagdeburg 
13 Sep 1944RiddleDarmstadt 
17 Sep 1944MoustyArnheim/Deolen 
21 Sep 1944HarkerLudwigshaven388BG's 200th combat mission
28 Sep 1944HutchinsonMerseburgMerseburg : Blood, Flak & Oil.
2 Oct 1944RiddleKassel 
3 Oct 1944RiddleNurnburg 
7 Oct 1944SearsBohlen 
15 Oct 1944RiddleCologneReturned early (non sortie - personnel sick
17 Oct 1944RiddleCologne 
18 Oct 1944MeagherKassel 
22 Oct 1944StaffordMunster 
26 Oct 1944GladstoneHanover 
30 Oct 1944StaffordMerseburgMerseburg : Blood, Flak & Oil.
2 Nov 1944OpdykeMerseburgMerseburg : Blood, Flak & Oil.
4 Nov 1944TerlitzziNeunkirchen 
5 Nov 1944GregorichLudwigshafen 
6 Nov 1944GaspardDuisburg 
9 Nov 1944ByromSaarbruckenReturned early (non sortie) -- landed at Matching Green
12 Dec 1944MorrisonDarmstadt 
15 Dec 1944PeckHannover 
24 Dec 1944ReutherDarmstadt 
7 Jan 1945TerlitzziCologne 
10 Jan 1945NeedhamCologne 
13 Jan 1945HutchinsonBischofsheim 
15 Jan 1945McKenzieAugsburg 
25 Jul 1946  SALVAGED


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