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S/SGT  Bernard M. ADAMS

UNIT: 349th BOMB Sqdn POSITION: WG
SERIAL #: STATUS: CPT
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Comments1: 20 APR 45 ORANIENBURG; 100TH LAST MISSION

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CREW

2ND LT ROBERT W.WILKES          P CPT 20 APR 45    ORANIENBURG
2ND LT GEORGE W. BAUGHER     CP CPT 20 APR 45    ORANIENBURG
2ND LT JAMES R. RASMUSSEN   NAV CPT 20 APR 45   ORANIENBURG
    CPL RAYMOND HYVONEN     TOG CPT 20 APR 45    ORANIENBURG
    CPL ROY J. DUTHU               ROG CPT 20 APR 45   ORANIENBURG
    CPL ANDREW J. CLINE           TTE CPT 20 APR 45   ORANIENBURG
    CPL JAMES R. CASHEN           BTG CPT 20 APR 45   ORANIENBURG
    CPL BERNARD M. ADAMS         WG CPT 20 APR 45   ORANIENBURG
    CPL PLEASANT H. AULDS         TG CPT 20 APR 45   ORANIENBURG

Crew, as above, joined the 100th on 03 Dec 1944, assigned to the 349th Squadron and finished 20 Apr 1945.   On their first mission (05 Jan 1945) to Frankfurt, they ran out of gas and landed at a fighter base at Etain, where they spent six days.  Finished with 33 misisons.

XR-R  "44-8514" LASSIE COME HOME"

list of missions provided by Jim Cashen:

1. 05/01/45 Frankfurt
2. 13/01/45 Mainz
3. 14/01/45 Derben
4. 17/01/45 Hamburg
5. 28/01/45 Duisburg
6. 03/02/45 BERLIN
7. 09/02/45 Bohlen
8. 14/02/45 Chemnitz
9. 19/02/45 Osnabruck
10. 20/02/45 Nurnburg
11. 21/02/45 Nurnburg
12. 23/02/45 Treuchtlingen
13. 24/02/45 Bremen
14. 25/02/45 Munich
15. 04/03/45 Baumanheim
16. 18/03/45 Berlin
17. 19/03/45 Lutzkendorf
18. 21/03/45 Ruhland
19. 23/03/45 Unna
20. 24/03/45 Ziegenhain
21. 31/03/45 Zeita
22. 03/04/45 Kiel
23. 04/04/45 Kiel
24. 05/04/45 Nurnburg
25. 06/04/45 Leipzig
26. 07/04/45 Buchen
27. 08/04/45 Eger
28. 10/04/45 Burg-bei
29. 15/04/45 Royan
30. 16/04/45 Royan
31. 17/04/45 Aussig
32. 18/04/45 Tabor
33. 20/04/45 Oranienburg

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James R. Cashen 
James R. Cashen, 87, of Xenia, passed away Wednesday evening, December 31, 2008, at Atrium Medical Center, Franklin. He was born April 2, 1921, in Haskins, Ohio, the son of Robert and Orpha Alger Cashen. 

He was a veteran of the US Air Force, serving in World War II, and was retired as a manager of Huber Management in Kettering. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary Frances (Hyde) Cashen, on February 14, 1992, and by a daughter, Jill Cashen. He is survived by a two daughters and sons-in-law, Robin (Dennis) Pugh, Columbus, and Lisa (Gary) Cobb, Middletown, seven grandchildren, Bailey Pugh, Alison Pugh, Donovan Pugh, Grady Cobb, Ginny Cobb, Gayle Cobb, and Garrett Cobb, and a brother, Jerry Cashen, of Toledo. 

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 8, 2009, at Neeld Funeral Home, 1276 N. Detroit St., Xenia. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. Thursday until service time. Burial will be in Valley View Memorial Gardens

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