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CAPT  Donald H. MOEDE

UNIT: 349th BOMB Sqdn POSITION: P

Capt Donald H. Moede, Pilot-349th (100th BG Photo Archives)

SERIAL #: O-737616 STATUS: CPT
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Comments1: DATE & MISSION UNK

COMMENTS & NOTES

MEMO 1:

CREW

Capt Donald H.Moede  Pilot   CT 349th Sqdn. Page 213 of S.O.C. lists a 
Donald H.Moede,Pilot of 1401 G St.,Llncoln,Neb., as completing his tour of 
operatlons. Page 179 of "Contrails" has a picture (349th Sqdn.) of a Capt. 
D. Moedo.

Bruce E.Alshouse of the J.G.Gossage crew writes (1986) that after the 
Gossage crew loss  on 24/9/43,He,Theodore Don,and Mike Gillen( B & R ) were 
assigned to the crew Of Capt.Donald H.Moede. Also on tho Moede crew:

Capt. Donald H. Moede    P     sn#0-737616
2nd Lt Theodore Don    BOM   (originally with the JG Gossage Crew)
M/Sgt. Art Gibbons       NAV
T/Sgt. Mike Gillen         ROG   (originally with the JG Gossage Crew)
Sgt  Joe Raff                WG   (originally with Lt Amiero Crew)
Sgt  Don Sackrider        WG   (he was wlth J.G.Gossage on 3/3/44 and became a POW)
 Sgt Richard Pearson     BTG
Sgt Bruce E. Alshouse    TG   (originally with the JG Gossage Crew)

The CP was usually a replacement; Moede flew "The Laden Maiden"  for 11 missions after Owen 
"Cowboy" Roane had flow her for 13 missions..jb

Missions of M/Sgt A.W. Gibbons from paperwork supplied by Gwen Gibbons Nov 9, 1999 (mpf 1999)

1.  October  20, 1943  Duren Germany
2.  November 3, 1943 Wilhelmshaven, Germany 
3.  November 5, 1943 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
4.  November 7, 1943 Duren, Germany
5.  November 13, 1943 Bremen, Germany
6.  November 16, 1943 Rjukan, Norway
7.  November 26, 1943 Bremen, Germany
8.  November 29, 1943 Bremen, Germanyu
9.  November 30, 1943 Sokingen, Germany
10 December  5, 1943   Bordeaux, France
11 December 11, 1943 Emden, Germany
12 December 13, 1943 Kiel, Germany
13 December 20, 1943 Bremen, Germany
14 December 22, 1943   Munster, Germany
15 December 24, 1943  "No Ball" (Pais de Calsis) 
16 December 30, 1943 Ludwigshaven, Germany
17 January     21, 1944 "No Ball" (St Omer)
18 January     29, 1944 Frankfurt, Germany
19 January     30, 1944 Brunswick, Germany
20 February     3, 1944 Wilhelmhaven, Germany
21 February     4, 1944 Frankfurt, Germany
22 February     6, 1944 Romilly, France
23 February   13, 1944 "No Ball" (Pais de Calsis)
24 February   26, 1944 Brunswick, Germany
25 April           1, 1944 Ludwigshaven, Germany



Mike - I read your e-mail with great interest. I have several newspaper 
clippings stating that my Dad, Don Moede and his crew participated in 
the October 14, 1943 Schweinfurt raid. I also have a newspaper picture 
re: the Schweinfurt raid. In the margin is written "Don's first raid." 
Perhaps he flew with Hughes; I'd appreciate any assistance you can give 
to confirm this. Up to now, I had no idea that so few 100th planes flew 
on the 10/14/43 raid.

Dan Moede (son of Pilot)

MEMO 2:

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PHOTOS:

 The Donald H. Moede crew. Standing; (Left to Right) Michael J. Gillen, William S. Humphrey, Bruce E. Alshouse, Art Gibbon, Theodore J. Don and Donald H. Moede. Kneeling (On Right) Earl R. Williams. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Donald H. Moede Crew; Following airmen are L-R Standing: UKN, Michael J. Gillen, William S. Humphrey, Bruce E. Alshouse,Art Gibbons, Theodore J. Don, Don H. Moede and one member kneeling identified as Earl R. Williams (far right) .   Detailed Information   (100th Photo Archives)

Don Moede Crew with Art W. Gibbons - NAV - Top Row, Second from left   Detailed Information   (100th Photo Archives)

Art W. Gibbons with the Don Moede Crew   Detailed Information   (100th Photo Archives)

 Bruce E. Alshouse with part of his 349th crew Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 

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Crew 1

Crew 2

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