Little Patches

401st Squadron

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Serial # 42-31678 LL L

Back Row - Left to Right: 

B. H. Bova Cummings, Ball Turret Gunner; Charles A. Van Loo, Tail Gunner; Sam W. Harris, Radio Operator; Edward L. White, Waist Gunner; Mark Weston, Top Turret Gunner; George O. Fredrickson, Bombardier; Paul A. Henritzy, Navigator; Harold E. Johnson, Co-pilot; Charles N. "Buck" Buchanan, Pilot.

Front Row - Left to Right: Ground Crewmen

Robert P. Dalton; Ernest V. Pry; George B. Camp, Crew Chief; Charles D. Mooneyham; Clement (first name unknown).

John A. Hassler is not pictured.

Little Patches Factoid - The above photo is quite unique since it pictures most of the personnel and ground crew members. At the time of this photo, Little Patches had logged more than 50 missions.

Flight Log of Harold Johnson (0-709017) - Little Patches Co-pilot

Number Date Target
1 3 Aug 44 Mulhouse, Germany
2 5 Aug 44 Nienburg, Germany
3 6 Aug 44 Brandenburg, Germany
4 9 Aug 44 Elsenborn, Belgium
5 11 Aug 44 Brest, France
6 12 Aug 44 Buc, France
7 14 Aug 44 Metz Frescaty, France
8 15 Aug 44 Ostheim, Germany
9 25 Aug 44 Neubrandenburg, Germany
10 26 Aug 44 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
11 27 Aug 44 Heligoland, Germany
12 5 Sept 44 Ludwigshaven, Germany
13 8 Sept 44 Ludwigshaven, Germany
14 9 Sept 44 Ludwigshaven, Germany
15 13 Sept 44 Lutzkendorf, Germany
16 19 Sept 44 Hamm, Germany
17 27 Sept 44 Koln, Germany
18 28 Sept 44 Magdeburg, Germany
19 3 Oct 44 Nurnberg, Germany
20 6 Oct 44 Neubrandenburg, Germany
21 14 Oct 44 Cologne, Germany
22 15 Oct 44 Cologne, Germany
23 17 Oct 44 Cologne, Germany
24 22 Oct 44 Primswick, Germany
25 2 Nov 44 Merseburg, Germany
26 5 Nov 44 Frankfort, Germany
27 6 Nov 44 Hamburg, Germany
28 16 Nov 44 Aachen, Germany
29 21 Nov 44 Merseburg, Germany

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27 Nov 44 Offenburg, Germany
31 29 Nov 44 Misburg, Germany
32 9 Dec 44 Stuttgart, Germany
33 11 Dec 44 Frankfurt, Germany
34 12 Dec 44 Merseburg, Germany
35 15 Dec 44 Kassel, Germany

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