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Lt. Ernest Anders Erickson
Air Corps 1942 - 1945

Click to view Lt. Ernest Anders Erickson's complete thirty five 
mission list and twelve B-17 Flying Fortresses flown between
March 27th thru August 26th, 1944 out of Horham Airfield, England.


Lt. Richard J. Reinfried was a pilot with the 95th Bomb Group and the 334th Squadron. He completed 33 missions over Nazi occupied Europe from April 10th through July 14th, 1944. My dad, Lt. Ernest Anders Erickson took this photograph of Lt. Reinfried being congratulating by Bombardier Lt. Earl E. Pirtle soon after Renfried received the Distinguished Flying Cross in August of 1944.


Lt. Earl E. Pirtle - Bombardier

A photograph of Lt. Richard J. Reinfried (bottom row - 2nd from left) and crew is below.

The details of Lt. Reinfried's 33 missions. Date of Mission, Mission location and B-17 Flown are noted.

4/10/1944 Beaumont-sur-Oise (France) 42-31924 - Ol' Dog (B-17G)
4/11/1944 Rostock (Germany) 42-31924 - Ol' Dog (B-17G)
4/12/1944 Leipzig (Germany) 42-39924 - Tornado (B-17G)
4/13/1944 Augsburg (Germany) 42-30342 - T'aint A Bird II (B-17F)
4/19/1944 Werl (Germany) 42-37894 - Pegasus IV (B-17G)
4/24/1944 Friedrichshafen (Germany) 42-38123 - To Hell or Glory (B-17G)
4/25/1944 Dijon (France) 42-38123 - To Hell or Glory (B-17G)
4/26/1944 Brunswick (Germany) 42-31924 - Ol' Dog (B-17G)
4/27/1944 Le Culot (France) 42-39924 - Tornado (B-17G)
5/1/1944 Noball 120 (France) 42-107201 - Worrybird (B-17G)
5/7/1944 Berlin (Germany) 42-39924 - Tornado (B-17G)
5/8/1944 Berlin (Germany) 42-107201 - Worrybird (B-17G)
5/11/1944 Liege (Belgium) 42-39924 - Tornado (B-17G)
5/13/1944 Osnabruck (Germany) 42-107201 - Worrybird (B-17G)
5/19/1944 Berlin (Germany) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
5/25/1944 Brussels (Belgium) 42-31992 - Mirandy (B-17G)
5/27/1944 Karlsruhe (Germany) 42-107050 - Tornado (B-17G)
5/29/1944 Leipzig (Germany) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
5/30/1944 Brussels (Belgium) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
5/31/1944 Osnabruck (Germany) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
6/2/1944 Boulogne (France) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
6/2/1944 Acheres (France) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
6/4/1944 Boulogne (France) 42-3263 - Slightly Dangerous (B-17F)
6/6/1944 Normandy (France) 42-107201 - Worrybird (B-17G)
6/18/1944 Misberg / Hannover (Germany) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
6/20/1944 Fallersleben (Germany) 42-38178 - Ten Aces (B-17G)
6/21/1944 Ruhland (Germany) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
6/26/1944 Drohobycz (Poland) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
7/3/1944 Arad (Romania) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)
7/5/1944 Beziers (France) 42-31920 - Able Mable (B-17G)P
7/11/1944 Munich (Germany) 44-6013 - (B-17G)
7/14/1944 Cadillac (France) 42-107201 - Worrybird (B-17G)


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