USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Virgin Sturgeon
B-17F-100-BO 42-30334

390th Bomb Group, 570th Bomb Squadron

Virgin Sturgeon

Known Mission List

Date Pilot


12 Aug 1943E R RowlandBonn & Target of Opport. 
15 Aug 1943P W VanceVitry-en-Artois 
17 Aug 1943R R RowlandRegensburgCategory A flak damage
24 Aug 1943R R RowlandBordeaux 
31 Aug 1943R R RowlandMeulan 
2 Sep 1943R R RowlandKerlin-Bastard 
6 Sep 1943R R RowlandStuttgart
7 Sep 1943R R RowlandWattenV-weapon site
9 Sep 1943R R RowlandBeaumont-sur-Oise 
15 Sep 1943R R RowlandParis-Renault 
23 Sep 1943R R RowlandVannes-Meucon 
2 Oct 1943R R RowlandEmden 
4 Oct 1943K E HarrisHanau 
8 Oct 1943R R RowlandBremenCategory A flak damage
3 Nov 1943R R RowlandWilhelmshaven 
5 Nov 1943R R RowlandGelsenkirchen 
7 Nov 1943R R RowlandDuren 
13 Nov 1943R R RowlandBremen 
16 Nov 1943K E HarrisRjukanHeavy water plant, Norway
19 Nov 1943R R RowlandGelsenkirchen 
26 Nov 1943R R RowlandBremen 
11 Dec 1943W J HardingEmden 
16 Dec 1943J L WarrenBremen 
20 Dec 1943W J HardingBremen 
22 Dec 1943W J HardingMunster 
24 Dec 1943W J HardingQuoeuxV-weapon site
30 Dec 1943W J HardingLudwigshavenCategory A flak damage
4 Jan 1944W J HardingKiel 
14 Jan 1944G E DoverQuoeuxV-weapon site
21 Jan 1944H E WightHeuringhemV-weapon site -- Category A flak damage
24 Jan 1944W J HardingFrankfurt 
29 Jan 1944W J Harding / V A CordovaFrankfurtMISSING -- lost part of eng in mid-air collision with MISS CARRY - macr # 2271


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