McCartney, James Thomas

Individual Personnel Data
Name McCartney, James Thomas
Rank Second Lieutenant / Captain
Serial Number O-819557
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #91 dated 16 May 1944
Duty Co-pilot / Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 25 April 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Granted a seven day sick leave of absence effective 19 July 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #141 dated 19 July 1944.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Shelley, John KPilotCT
2nd Lt. McCartney, James ThomasCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Adelman, Effrom Milton, "Milton (?)"NavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Parker, Max FranklinBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Sapolin, Morton (NMI)Radio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Frisbee, Joseph SEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Saunders, Rufus MiltonBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Whittington, Dee WTail GunnerCT
SGT. Flannery, Wade HFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Snyder, Clifford LeroyFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 39 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
122 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery with six 155mm guns, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Co-pilot 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Co-pilot 42‑3441 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
128 6 June 1944 Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
M Squadron.
Sortie Report
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
41C Wing, Lead Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
132 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°29'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Polebrook, AAF Station 110, on return, due to bad weather.
Sortie Report
135 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
41B Wing, High Group.
Sortie Report
136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
139 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Co-pilot 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
140 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Co-pilot 44‑6135 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Co-pilot 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, high group 41st B wing.
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
148 28 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Juvincourt (Juvincourt-et-Damary), France
Co-pilot 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy, 41st A wing. Landed away at Wattisham, AAF Station 377, on return due to weather.
Sortie Report
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Co-pilot 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy.
Sortie Report
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Tail Gunner 42‑102449 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead. Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97204 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97574 Combat Mission Credit
Division deputy. PFF ship and unidentified crew members provided by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Pilot 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
I Group Lead.
Sortie Report
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Pilot 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High Group Lead.
Sortie Report
175 8 August 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Bretteville-sur-Laize, France
Pilot 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
180 14 August 1944 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Pilot 42‑102449 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Pilot 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
Gee-H ship. High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Pilot 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38630 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy. Landed away at RAF Fairwood Common near Swansea, Wales.
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Pilot 44‑6514 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Pilot 44‑8401 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Pilot 44‑8401 Weather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
297 24 March 1945 Target: Twente Enschede Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Commander 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
307 9 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Commander 44‑8668 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Commander 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report

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