Thanks to Sgt Angelo J. Piecora (Tail Gunner) and his son Joe Piecora; Andy Wilson, son of Cpt Ralph C. Wilson (Aircraft Commander); Hitesh Chitalia, son-in-law of S/Sgt George Fedowich (Radarman).
The POW Mission
The “White Mistress” was a veteran of 45 bombing missions and was credited with 3 kills. Her career came to an abrupt end when she attempted to abort a takeoff on a PW Supply mission. The A/C was Lewis W. Graham.
The Air Crews
The original crew of “White Mistress” was crew #4007. The aircraft was flown by several crews, including the crew of Capt Paul E. Ward (crew #4014). Assuming that the first crew flew “White Mistress” for 35 missions, then the other crews had accumulated 10 missions at the time of the last mission.
The Ground Crew
The crew chief was M/Sgt R. G. Felty.
Last updated 03/27/2010