04 December 1944                  Bebra

11 December 1944                  Hanau

12 December 1944                  Hanau

22 December 1944                  Hanau

24 December 1944                  Ruwer/Pfazel

29 December 1944                  Neuwied        

01 January 1945                      Engers        Ran out of fuel and landed short

03 January 1945                      Landau

07 January 1945                      Landau

14 January 1945                      Hemmingstedt

16 January 1945                      Lauta (Dresden)

21 January 1845                      Heilbronn

28 January 1945                      Dortmund

09 February 1945                    Magdeburg

15 February 1945                    Magdeburg

16 February 1945                    Salzbergen

21 February 1945                    Nuremburg

23 February 1945                    Weimar

25 February 1945                    Aschaffenburg           

27 February 1945                    Halle

28 February 1945                    Siegen

02 March 1945                        Magdeburg

11 March 1945                        Kiel

12 March 1945                        Swinemunde

15 March 1945                        Zossen

17 March 1945                        Munster

18 March 1945                        Berlin

30 March 1945                        Wilhelmshaven

31 March 1945                        Brunswick

08 April 1945                          Bayreuth

09 April 1945                          Leipheim

16 April 1945                          Landshut

17 April 1945                          Beroun

20 April 1945                          Schwandorf

25 April 1945                          Hallein

07 May 1945                           Trolley mission 1

08 May 1945                           Trolley Mission 2

10 May 1945                           Trolley Mission 4

Born:                             02 June 1923

Enlistment date:            1942

Deployments:                Europe

Units:                             576th Bombardment Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force

Rank:                            1st Lieutenant

Specialisations:             Pilot B-24

Qualifications:              Pilot Wings

Decorations:                  Distinguished Unit Citation

Discharge Date:           

Deceased:                      03 August 1998          El Paso, Texas

Other Information:        Robert Wayne Harcus trained at Frederick Army Airfield and graduated as part of Class 44D. He was assigned to the 576th Bombardment Squadron through until the end of the war. A detail of the of the Missions he flew are Below.

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Towards the end of the war, Robert flew three “Trolley Missions”  that basically were tours for the ground staff to see the damage that had been done to the German infrastructure by the concerted bombing campaigns.