Capt. Albert Henry Woods


(M. Brotherton)

Capt. Albert Henry Woods

38th FS - 06 December 1943 - 11 August 1944

Assigned Aircraft

P-38J CG-O 42-67904
P-51D CG-O 44-13973 "Sweet Ellouise" (M. Brotherton)

Mission History

Completed Tour of Duty

Known Mission List

55th FG  Mission #

Date Target
29 31 December 1943 Bordeaux (Blue 2)
35 21 January 1944 Cherbourg Area (Yellow 2)
36 24 January 1944 Frankfurt (Spare)
38 30 January 1944 Brunswick (Blue 2)
39 31 January 1944 Sweep - Eindhoven-Arnhem (Spare - Landed at West Mallery due to Gas Leak)
40 03 February 1944 Wilhelmshaven (Spare)
41 04 February 1944 Frankfurt (Yellow 2)
43 06 February 1944 Dijon (Yellow 4)
45 10 February 1944 Brunswick (Yellow 4)
46 11 February 1944 Frankfurt (Blue 4)
47 20 February 1944 Bernberg (White 2 - Returned early @ 1304 due to oxygen failure)
48 20 February 1944 Kiel Area (White 2)
50 22 February 1944 Schweinfurt (Red 2)
51 24 February 1944 Gotha (Yellow 2)
52 25 February 1944 Augsburg (White 2 - Returned early @ 1333 due to right engine cutting out at altitude)
56 03 March 1944 Berlin (Blue 4)
57 04 March 1944 Berlin (White 4)
58 06 March 1944 Berlin (White 3)
59 08 March 1944 Berlin (White 3)
60 09 March 1944 Berlin (White 3 - Returned early @ 1314 due to 3 gas siphons and bad props)
61 15 March 1944 Brunswick (Red 3)
63 18 March 1944 Friedrichshafen (Red 3)
64 22 March 1944 Berlin (White 4)
65 23 March 1944 Brunswick (White 3)
67 27 March 1944 Bourdeaux (Spare)

69

09 April 1944 Warnemunde (White 3)

71

11 April 1944 Sorau-Cottbus (Red 3)

72

12 April 1944 Oscherleben Zwickau (White 4)

76

19 April 1944 Paderborn - Gutersluh

77

20 April 1944 Airfield at Brussels

80

24 April 1944 Friedrichshaven (Yellow 4)

81

25 April 1944 Laon-Athies (White 4)

82

26 April 1944 Tours (Red 3)

84

27 April 1944 Roye-Amy (Red 4)

86

29 April 1944 Berlin (White 3)
89 07 May 1944 Berlin (Blue 3)
95 19 May 1944 Berlin (Blue Leader)
96 20 May 1944 Type 16 (Blue Leader)
97 21 May 1944 Chattanooga No. 1 (Red Leader)(Destroyed 3 High Tension Towers)
98 22 May 1944 Kiel (Red Leader)
99 23 May 1944 Misc. Targets in France (Red 3)
100 24 May 1944 Berlin (Yellow Leader)
104 29 May 1944 Posen-Sorau-Cottbus (Blue Leader)
105 30 May 1944 Hanndorf-Diepholz (Yellow Leader)
108 02 June 1944 Support PRU France (Yellow Leader)
109 03 June 1944 Area Support Coastal Targets (White Leader/Squadron Leader)
110 05 June 1944 D-Day Area Support (Red Leader)
111 06 June 1944 D-Day Area Support(Red Leader)
112 06 June 1944 D-Day Area Support (Red Leader)
120 07 June 1944 D-Day Plus 1 Area Support (Blue Leader)
126 07 June 1944 D-Day Plus 1 Area Support (Red Leader)
132 08 June 1944 D-Day Plus 2 Area Support (Yellow 3)
137 10 June 1944 D-Day Plus 4 Area Support (White Leader/Squadron Leader)
146 11 June 1944 Targets in France (White Leader)
147 11 June 1944 Targets in France (White Leader/Squadron Leader)
151 14 June 1944 French Targets (Yellow Leader)
152 15 June 1944 Hannover (Yellow Leader - Returned early @ 0930 with engine rough at altitude)
154 17 June 1944 Bridge in France (Blue Leader)
166 27 June 1944 Sedan (Yellow Leader)
167 28 June 1944 Saarbrucken (Yellow Leader)
168 29 June 1944 Oscherleben (Red Leader)
170 30 June 1944 French Targets (White Leader/Squadron Leader)
172 04 July 1944 Gien (Blue Leader)
174 05 July 1944 Strafing (Yellow Leader)(Damaged Flak Tower)
175 06 July 1944 MEW Control (Yellow Leader)
180 11 July 1944 Munich (Yellow Leader 'B' Group)
181 12 July 1944 Munich (Yellow Leader/Squadron Leader)
182 13 July 1944 Munich (Yellow Leader)
184 16 July 1944 Saarbrucken (White Leader/Squadron Leader)
187 21 July 1944 Kempton (Yellow Leader)
193 31 July 1944 Munich (Yellow Leader)
194 01 August 1944 Escort and MEW - France (White Leader/Squadron Leader)
196 04 August 1944 Rostock (White Leader)
199 07 August 1944 Escort - Paris (White Leader/Squadron Leader)
200 08 August 1944 Romilly - France (Yellow Leader)
201 09 August 1944 Nurnburg (Spare)
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Notes Entered service from Melrose, Massachusetts
ASN - O-746005
06 December 1943 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
February 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
25 March 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
March 1944 - Awarded 1st and 2nd Oak Leaf Clusters to the Air Medal
April 1944 - Awarded 2 Oak Leaf Clusters to the Air Medal
29 May 1944 - Appointed Flight Leader
May 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
30 June 1944 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
14 July 1944 - Appointed Squadron Operations Officer
11 August 1944 - Completed Tour of Duty
11 August 1944 - Relieved from assigned and transferred to Casual Pool, 12th RCD AAF Station 591.
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