Air Task Force Doolittle

B-25B N°1, #402344, 34th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Col J. H. Doolittle
Co-Pilot Lt R. E. Cole
Navigator Lt H. A. Potter
Bombardier S/Sgt F. A. Braemer
Engineer Gunner S/Sgt. P. J. Leonard

The crew bailed out, the plane crashed north of Quzhou, China.

B-25B N°2 #402292, 37th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Travis Hoover
Co-Pilot Lt W. N. Fitzhugh
Navigator Lt C. R. Wildner
Bombardier Lt R. E. Miller
Engineer Gunner S/Sgt D. V. Radney

The crew was not injured after a soft crash landing ar Ningbo, China.

B-25B N°3 #402270, 95th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Robert M. Gray
Co-Pilot Lt J. E. Manch
Navigator Lt C. J. Ozuk
Bombardier Sgt A. E. Jones
Engineer Gunner Cpl L. D. Faktor

The crew bailed out, the bomber crashed southeast of Quzhou, China.

B-25B N°4 #402282, 95th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Everett W. Holstrom
Co-Pilot Lt L. N. Yougblood
Navigator Lt H. C. McCool
Bombardier Sgt R. J. Stephens
Engineer Gunner Cpl B. M. Jordan

Crew bailed out, the plane crashed southeast of Shangrao, China.

B-25B N°5 #402283, 95th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Capt David M. Jones
Co-Pilot Lt R. R. Wilder
Navigator Lt E. F. Gurl
Bombardier Lt D. V. Truelove
Engineer Gunner Sgt J. W. Manske

Crew balied out, plane crashed southwest of Quzhou, China.

B-25B N°6 #402298, 95th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Dean E. Hallmark
Co-Pilot Lt R. J. Meder
Navigator Lt C. J. Nielsen
Bombardier Sgt W. J. Dieter
Engineer Gunner Cpl. D. E. Fitzmaurice

2 KIA, 3 POW, plane ditched at sea in Wenzhou, China.

B-25B N°7 #402261, 95th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Ted W. Lawson
Co-Pilot Lt D. Davenport
Navigator Lt C. L. McClure
Bombardier Lt R. S. Clever
Engineer Gunner Sgt D. J. Thatcher

1 WIA, plane ditched at sea in Changshu, China.

B-25B N°8 #402242, 95th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Capt Edward J. York
Co-Pilot Lt R. G. Emmens
Navigator Lt N. A. Herndon
Bombardier S/Sgt T. H. Laban
Engineer Gunner Sgt D. W. Pohl

Safe landing at Vladivostok, crew taken POW, interned Primorsky Krai, USSR.

B-25B N°9 #402303, 34th Bomber Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Harold F. Watson
Co-Pilot Lt J.M. Parker Jr
Navigator Lt T. C. Griffin
Bombardier Sgt W. M. Bissell
Engineer Gunner T/Sgt E. V. Scott

Crew bailed out, plane crashed south of Nanchang, China.

B-25B N°10 #402250, 89th Recon Squadron, Tokyo

Pilot Lt Richard O. Joyce
Co-Pilot Lt J. R. Stork
Navigator Bombardier Lt H. E. Crouch
Engineer Gunner Sgt G. E. Larkin Jr
Gunner S/Sgt E. W. Horton Jr

Crew bailed out, plane crashed northeast of Quzhou, China.

B-25B N°11 #402249, 89th Recon Squadron, Yokohama

Pilot Capt Ross R. Greening
Co-Pilot Lt K. E. Reddy
Navigator Lt F. A. Kappeler
Bombardier S/Sgt W. L. Birch
Engineer Gunner Sgt M. J. Gardner

Crew bailed out, plane crashed northeast of Quzhou, China.

B-25B N°12 #402278, 37th Bomber Squadron, Yokohama

Pilot Lt William M. Bower
Co-Pilot Lt T. Blanton
Navigator Lt W. R. Pound Jr
Bombardier T/Sgt W. J. Bither
Engineer Gunner S/Sgt O. A. Duquette

Crew bailed out, plane crashed northeast of Quzhou, China.

B-25B N°13 #402247, 37th Bomber Squadron, Yokosuka

Pilot Lt Edgard E. McElroy
Co-Pilot Lt R. A. Knobloch
Navigator Lt C. J. Campbell
Bombardier Sgt R. C. Bourgeois
Engineer Gunner Sgt A. R. Williams

Crew bailed out, plane crashed northeast of Quzhou, China.

B-25B N°14 #402297, 89th Bomber Squadron, Nagoya

Pilot Maj John. A. Hilger
Co-Pilot Lt J. A. Sims
Navigator Bombardier Lt J. H. Macia Jr
Radio Gunner S/Sgt E. V. Bain
Engineer Gunner S/Sgt J. Eierman

Crew bailed out, plane crashed southeast of Shangrao, China.

B-25B N°15 #402267, 89th Bomber Squadron, Kobe

Pilot 1/Lt Donald G. Smith
Co-Pilot Lt G. P. Williams
Navigator Bombardier Lt H. A. Sessler
Flight Surgeon Lt T. R. White MD
Engineer Gunner Sgt E. J. Saylor

Crew non injured, plane ditched at sea in Changshu, China.

B-25B N°16 #402268, 34th Bomber Squadron, Nagoya

Pilot Lt William G. Farrow
Co-Pilot /Lt R. L. Hite
Navigator Lt G. Barr
Bombardier Cpl J. DeShazer
Engineer Gunner Sgt H. A. Spatz

Crew bailed out and was captured (Japs), plane crashed south of Ningbo, China.


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