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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Rugged Buggy
B-24D-5-CO 41-23819

44th Bomb Group, 68th Bomb Squadron

 

Known Mission List

Date Pilot

Target

Notes
1 Oct 1942 Assigned to 68th Bomb Sqn as a/c (bar) A
2 Oct 1942J E O'Brien / M C Howell Left Grenier Field for Gander and ETO
7 Nov 1942J E O'Brien /Diversion 
17 Nov 1942J E O'Brien /Nanpertue-CherbourgAirfield
18 Nov 1942J E O'Brien /Diversion 
6 Dec 1942Capt J E O'Brien /Abbeville / DrucatAirfield
12 Dec 1942Capt J E O'Brien /Abbeville / DrucatAirfield
20 Dec 1942Capt J E O'Brien /Romilly Airdrome 
23 Jan 1943Capt J E O'Brien /Lorient (recalled) 
27 Jan 1943Capt J E O'Brien /Wilhelmshaven20mm and mg hits -- 2 KIA +2 WIA
22 Mar 1943Capt J E O'Brien /Wilhelmshaven(RW) destroyed Me110, (N) probable e/a
4 Apr 1943Capt J E O'Brien /Diversion 
16 Apr 1943G R Jansen /Brest 
1 May 1943R B Houston /Diversion 
14 May 1943M C Howell / Maj J E O'BrienKielMISSING -- #3 eng smoking, straggled, attacked by Fw190s, believed shot down by Hpt Gerhard Sommer I/JG1


© Ray Bowden 25 March 2017