USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Winnie The Pooh
B-17F-55-DL 42-3422

100th Bomb Group

Winnie The Pooh

Known Mission List

Date Pilot


16 Jun 1943? Delivered to Denver
20 Jul 1943? To Dow Field AAB
24 Jul 1943? Assigned to 385BG's 551st Squadron as a/c 'Y'
15 Aug 1943D E Jones /Vitry air field?
17 Aug 1943?RegensburgCamera a/c
19 Aug 1943N J Maryonovich /Woensdrecht (abortive)?
27 Aug 1943W E Cerrone /Watten (abortive)?
6 Sep 1943D E Jones /Dieppe (Stuttgart)Returned early - #4 supercharger out
7 Sep 1943I H Frank /Watten NoBallV-weapon site
9 Sep 1943Walls /Beauvais?
15 Sep 1943T A Morgan /Paris?
23 Sep 1943Klohe /Kerlin Bastard airfieldMorning missions
26 Sep 1943T A Morgan /Reims - Champagne airfield?
10 Oct 1943F V Poore /Munster?
14 Oct 1943I H Frank /Schweinfurt?
20 Oct 1943T A Morgan /DurenCrew aborted in a/c #356, then switched to this a/c
3 Nov 1943F V PooreWilhelmshaven?
5 Nov 1943R W Morse /GelsenkirchenCategory A - flak damage
11 Nov 1943R W Morse /Munster?
13 Nov 1943R W Morse /BremenElectric suits failed, froze (BT) feet, (LW) froze hands
16 Nov 1943H A Heuser /Rjukan, Norway?
19 Nov 1943Singleton /Gelsenkirchen?
26 Nov 1943T J Kleuser /Paris - Bremen (abortive)?
29 Nov 1943Davis /BremenCategory A damage - flak + 20mm
5 Dec 1943Kirby /Bordeaux - Merignac airfield?
16 Dec 1943Preuss /BremenReturned early - no sortie credited
20 Dec 1943L C Swedluns / G H GuscottBremenAborted but credited with sortie
30 Dec 1943Davis /Ludwigshaven?
31 Dec 1943Wheeler /Cognac aifield?
4 Jan 1944F J Hart / C M ConnellKiel?
29 Jan 1944R T Sherrill / J L PercivalFrankfurt?
4 Feb 1944S R Patrissi / E McCrearyFrankfurtReturned early - no sortie credited
25 Feb 1944N H Davis / R C ClarkRegensburgMISSING -- flak hit #2 eng, a/c spun in. MACR#2775


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