Round-Trip Topsy

 401st Squadron

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Serial # 42-107069 

Back Row - Left to Right:

unknown; unknown; 2nd Lt. Earl W. Scofield, Co-Pilot, Milwalkee, Wiscounsin; 1st Lt Warren T. Smith, Pilot, Rapid City, South Dakota; T/Sgt Paul J. Allison, Radio-Top Turret 

Front Row - Left to Right:

T/Sgt Carl F. Bivins, Engineer; unknown; S/Sgt Martin A. Carter, Tail Gunner; unknown; unknown

Round-Trip Topsy Factoid - Earl Scofield flew his first mission on this aircraft. 

Mission List of Earl W. Scofield (18 missions on '909')

Date Location of Mission Pilot / Co-pilot serial number Aircraft Name
44/11/26 Altenbeken W. T. Smith / E.W. Scofield 42-107069 Round-Trip Topsy (crashed at Halesworth)
44/11/27 Offenburg E.W. Scofield / F/O R.R. Grimaldi 42-10740 Shirley Jean
44/11/30 Zeitz E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 44-6618 no name
44/12/04 Kassel E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
44/12/05 Berlin E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
44/12/11 Frankfurt E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 43-38379 Margie
44/12/12 Merseburg E.W. Scofield / R.D. Williams 43-38841 Judy's Little Ass
44/12/24 Merzhausen E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-32116 Hi-Ho Silver
44/12/28 Ludendorf E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 43-38379 Margie
44/12/29 Wittlich E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/01/02 Prum E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/01/06 Cologne E.W. Scofield / W. E. Meyer 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/01/10 Ostheim E.W. Scofield / L.P. Otting 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/01/17 Paderborn E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/01/20 Ludwigshaven E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31363 Outhouse Mouse
45/01/21 Aschaffenburg E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 43-38083 ?
45/02/06 Gotha E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 43-38841 Judy's Little Ass
45/02/09 Altenbeken E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/02/14 Prague E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/02/16 Gelsenkirchen E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/02/19 Dortmund E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-102490 Wicked Witch
45/02/20 Nurnberg E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine (aircraft's 110th mission)
45/02/22 Stendal Maj. W. J. Taylor / E W Scofield 44-8651 no name (group lead)
45/02/23 Mennen E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/02/27 Leipzig Maj. W.J. Taylor / E W. Scofield 42-97630 Peg O My Heart (group lead)
45/02/28 Schwartz E.W. Scofield / unknown 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/03/03 Chemists E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 43-38939 Peace or Bust
45/03/10 Sense E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/03/12 Dillenburg E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/03/22 Dorsten E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/03/23 Coesfeld E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-31909 Nine O Nine
45/03/28 Berlin E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 42-97630 Peg O My Heart (Deputy Division Lead)
45/03/31 Halle E.W. Scofield / R.R. Grimaldi 44-6615 ?
45/04/05 Grafenwohr E.W. Scofield / unknown 42-97630 Peg O My Heart (Deputy Group Lead)
45/04/08 Stendal E.W. Scofield / unknown 42-31909 Nine O Nine

 

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