1/Lt. Richard F. Quinn


(D. Erne via P. Randall)

1/Lt. Richard F. Quinn

38th FS - 17 December 1944 - September 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CG-P 44-13854 "Ruthie" (D. Erne via P. Randall)

Mission History

34 missions

Mission List

55th FG  Mission #

Date Target
297 31 December 1944 Engers (flew as Blue 2)
298 01 January 1945 Magdeburg (flew as Blue 2)
299 02 January 1945 Bad Kreuznach (flew as Yellow 2)
300 03 January 1945 Bad Kreuznach (flew as Yellow 2)
302 06 January 1945 Germersheim (flew as Blue 2)
303 07 January 1945 Bielefeld (flew as Blue 2)
311 29 January 1945 Kassel Henschel (flew as Yellow 2)
312 01 February 1945 Mannheim (flew as Blue 2)
314 06 February 1945 Chemnitz (flew as Yellow 2)
315 09 February 1945 Weimar (flew as Blue 2)
316 10 February 1945 Kampen (flew as White 2)
317 14 February 1945 Merseberg (flew as Program White 2)
318 15 February 1945 Ruhland (flew as Yellow 4)
319 17 February 1945 Frankfurt (flew as Blue 4)
322 21 February 1945 Nurnberg (flew as Blue 2)
323 22 February 1945 Berlin (flew as Blue 2)
324 23 February 1945 Ansbach (flew as Red 4)
326 25 February 1945 Nurnberg (flew as Blue 4)
327 25 February 1945 Frankfurt (flew as Blue 4)
328 26 February 1945 Berlin (flew as White 2)
330 28 February 1945 Munich (flew as Blue 4)
354 02 April 1945 Vandel A/D Denmark (flew as Blue 4)
355 03 April 1945 Kiel (flew as Yellow 2)
359 07 April 1945 Gustrow (flew as Blue 4)
360 08 April 1945 Grafenwahr (flew as Blue 4)
361 09 April 1945 Schleissheim (flew as Spare and returned early at 1355 with left Mag. out)
362 10 April 1945 Brandenburg (flew as Program White 4 and returned early as escort for Lt. Staggs)
363 11 April 1945 Ingolstadt (flew as Spare)
364 16 April 1945 Salzburg (flew as Red 4)
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged
Score Detail 16 April 1945  u/i a/c damaged (ground) Bad Aibling
Notes ASN - T-62735 & O-2009192
17 December 1944 - Assigned to 38th Fighter Squadron
February 1945 - Awarded the Air Medal
23 March 1945 - Promoted from Flight Officer to 2nd Lieutenant
April 1945 - Awarded the Air Medal
26 May 1945 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
28 September 1945 - Appointed Flight Commander
Awards
Memories
Additional Photos Lt. Quinn and crew (D. Erne via P. Randall)

Lt. Quinn on the balcony of a control tower.  Photo taken in post war Germany, whilst the 55th were on occupation duties. (D. Erne)

Lt. Mirando and Lt. Quinn in May 1945 (D. Erne)

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