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Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Staff Sergeant Carl H Warheit of the 306th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel. The file contains copies of primary documents that discuss the return of personal effects, circumstances and causes of death, and memorialisation of the fallen airman.

If you require access to the full, unedited file please contact Bill Beigel via his website, www.ww2research.com, or the AAM Team at aamwebsite@iwm.org.uk

Connections

Units

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Carl Warheit

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 20 December 1942 in B-17F 41-24495 'Rose O'Day' while serving as Ball Turret Gunner. Killed in Action (KIA). 17 years of age at death. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-24495 Rose O' Day

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24495 'Rose O' Day' was assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec- 42 while on a mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Creil, France...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 May 2015 16:48:53 Emily Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) researched and donated by Bill Beigel: www.ww2research.com

Date Contributor Update
06 May 2015 16:48:53 Emily Changes to collection
Sources

Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) researched and donated by Bill Beigel: www.ww2research.com

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