42-31730 IY-B/IN-O Morning Star (AKA Tail End Charlie)

Morning Star
# 42-31730

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Serial No: 42-31730
Model: B-17G-25-BO
Manufacturer: Boeing Aircraft Company, Seattle, WA
Delivered: 12/10/1943
Assigned: 01/31/1944
Lost: 06/07/1945
Mission Lost: N/A
How Lost: Returned to the USA
Notes: It is believed this aircraft completed 112 missions.
 

Recorded Missions

#DateMissionCrew
102/05/1944 Chatearoux (#21) Clyde A. Lewis Crew #1
202/06/1944 Caen (#22) Fred D. Grinham Crew #1
302/11/1944 Frankfurt (#23) G. (io) C. Byrd Crew #1
402/20/1944 Leipzig (#24) Clyde A. Lewis Crew #1
504/20/1944 Bois Coquerel (#53) Dow C. Pruitt Crew #1
605/12/1944 Merseburg (#68) William W. Trimble Crew #1
705/13/1944 Stettin (#69) Marion O. Hagan Jr. Crew #1
805/28/1944 Dessau (#77) Elmer C. Gillespie Crew #1
907/18/1944 Peenemunde (#111) Robert O. Duckworth Crew #1
1007/20/1944 Leipzig (#113) Gerald J. Melofchik Crew #1
1107/29/1944 Merseburg (#118) Elmer C. Gillespie Crew #1
1207/31/1944 Munich (#119) Elmer C. Gillespie Crew #1
1308/25/1944 Peenemunde (#133) George W. Sombart Crew #1
1409/03/1944 Ludwigshaven (#138) George W. Sombart Crew #1
1509/05/1944 Ludwigshaven (#139) Harry F. Silverstein Crew #1
1609/09/1944 Mannheim (#140) William F. Grimm Crew #1
1709/10/1944 Gaggenau (#141) George W. Sombart Crew #1
1809/11/1944 Merseburg (#142) Louis E. Cooper Crew #1
1909/17/1944 Groesbeck (#144) William F. Grimm Crew #1
2009/22/1944 Kassel (#146) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2109/25/1944 Frankfurt (#147) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2209/26/1944 Osnabruck (#148) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2309/28/1944 Magdeburg (#150) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2409/30/1944 Munster (#151) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2510/03/1944 Nurnburg (#152) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2610/07/1944 Politz (#154) George W. McKay Crew #1
2710/15/1944 Cologne (#156) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2810/17/1944 Cologne (#157) George W. Sombart Crew #1
2910/19/1944 Mannheim (#158) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3010/22/1944 Hanover (#159) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3110/30/1944 Munster (#163) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3211/02/1944 Merseburg (#164) Ernest A. Hansen Crew #1
3311/05/1944 Frankfurt (#166) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3411/06/1944 Harburg (#167) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3511/08/1944 Merseburg (#168) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3611/16/1944 Eschweiler (#170) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3711/21/1944 Merseburg (#171) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3811/26/1944 Misburg (#173) George W. Sombart Crew #1
3911/29/1944 Misburg (#174) George W. Sombart Crew #1
4012/06/1944 Merseburg (#178) George W. Sombart Crew #1
4112/11/1944 Frankfurt (#179) George W. Sombart Crew #1
4212/12/1944 Merseburg (#180) George W. Sombart Crew #1
4312/15/1944 Kassel (#181) Robert S. Jones Jr. Crew #1
4412/19/1944 Schleiden/Koblenz (#182) George W. Sombart Crew #1
4512/24/1944 Koblenz (#183) George W. Sombart Crew #1
4612/28/1944 Rheinbach (#185) Alfred R. Grimm Crew #1
4712/29/1944 Bingen (#186) John D. Gerber Crew #1
4812/31/1944 Krefeld (#188) George W. Sombart Crew #1
4901/01/1945 Kassel (#189) George W. Sombart Crew #1
5001/05/1945 Koblenz (#191) Robert E. Jordan Crew #1
5101/06/1945 Kempernich (#192) Adolfh K. Wolf Crew #1
5201/07/1945 Bitburg (#193) Adolfh K. Wolf Crew #1
5301/13/1945 Maximilliansau (#195) George W. McKay Crew #1
5401/17/1945 Paderbom (#197) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
5501/21/1945 Aschaffenburg (#198) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
5601/22/1945 Sterkrade (#199) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
5701/28/1945 Cologne (#200) Robert S. Jones Jr. Crew #1
5802/01/1945 Ludwigshaven (#202) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
5902/03/1945 Berlin (#203) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
6002/09/1945 Lutzkendorf (#205) Willis S. Knowles Crew #1
6102/14/1945 Dresden (#207) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
6202/15/1945 Dresden (#208) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
6302/21/1945 Nurnburg (#211) Lafanre L. Berneburg Crew #1
6402/23/1945 Ottingen (#213) Samuel R. Smith Crew #1
6503/04/1945 Schwabmunchen (#222) Arthur D. Kelso Crew #1
6603/07/1945 Siegen (#223) Davis E. Vermeer Crew #1
6703/08/1945 Essen (#224) Davis E. Vermeer Crew #1
6803/10/1945 Hagen (#225) James H. May Crew #1
6903/11/1945 Bremen (#226) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7003/12/1945 Swinemunde (#227) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7103/14/1945 Lohne (#228) Thurman M. Geren Crew #1
7203/15/1945 Zossen (Berlin) (#229) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7303/18/1945 Berlin (#231) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7403/21/1945 Hopsten (#233) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7503/22/1945 Barmingholten (#234) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7603/31/1945 Weimar (#240) James C. Lovelace Crew #1
7704/04/1945 Unterluss (#241) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7804/07/1945 Luneburg (#243) Meyer Levy Crew #1
7904/09/1945 Furstenfeldbruck (#245) Meyer Levy Crew #1
8004/16/1945 Regensburg (#250) Meyer Levy Crew #1
8104/17/1945 Dresden (#251) Meyer Levy Crew #1
8204/18/1945 Traunstein (#252) William G. McKenny Crew #1
8304/19/1945 Falkenburg (#253) Harry A. Warthen Crew #1
8404/20/1945 Brandenburg (#254) Meyer Levy Crew #1