USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Hot Shot Charlie
B-17G-100-BO 43-39014

91st Bomb Group, 401st Bomb Squadron

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Known Mission List

Date Pilot


19 Feb 1945F C Emerson / R G StevensDortmund 
23 Feb 1945L C Borgstrom / Q E Eath...Mieningen/Hilburghausen 
28 Feb 1945E E Chase / D S SmithSchwerte 
2 Mar 1945H W Forbes / H MaximovichChemnitz / Jocketa 
3 Mar 1945E D Zeigler / F W MagilChemnitz 
14 Mar 1945E D Zeigler / F W MagilVlotho / Osnabruck 
15 Mar 1945N F Small / J E SmithOranienburgRCM - Carpet Jammer
17 Mar 1945E E Chase / W P D WilsonBohlen 
18 Mar 1945E D Zeigler / F W MagilBerlinRCM -Carpet Jammer
28 Mar 1945T A Smith / E W MonroeBerlin / Spandau 
31 Mar 1945P A Pastras / R F MorrisHalle / AscherslebenRCM -Carpet Jammer
5 Apr 1945E D Zeigler /Grafenwohr 
7 Apr 1945W P D Wilson /Kohlenbissen / Fassbreg 
13 Apr 1945E D Zeigler /Neumunster 
15 Apr 1945E D Zeigler /RochefortTactical
16 Apr 1945E D Zeigler /Regensburg 
20 Apr 1945E D Zeigler /Brandenburg 
21 Apr 1945E J Eggleston /Munich401st Squadron's final combat mission in the ETO
12 May 1945Spurgin /Revival - BarthFerrying POWs and displaced persons back to France
13 May 1945N F Small /Revival - BarthFerrying POWs and displaced persons back to France
17 May 1945?? Forcelanded on continent, abandoned and salvaged


© Ray Bowden 28 November 2021