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The Military Service Record for Philip G. Rodgers Showing His Completion Of 30 Missions As Well As The Awards He Received

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  • Philip Rodgers

    Military | Lieutenant | Lead Bombardier
    First mission was on D-Day. Tour was successfully completed. Crew accepted a policy not to use the Lord's name in vain and credited it with their good luck.

Missions

  • 395

    6 June 1944
    D-Day. Start of Operation Overlord.

  • 412

    14 June 1944
    Mission #10. Bombed an airfield south of Brussels. Bob Martin flew in place of Hussong.

  • 419

    17 June 1944

  • 481

    18 July 1944
    Flew an easy one over Denmark to Germany. Only had one hours sleep between yesterday and today.

  • 484

    20 July 1944
    A rough one. Bombed an oil refinery near Leipzeig. Flak put several holes in the plane; ine in number 3 gas tank. Came back on 3 engines.

  • 503

    29 July 1944

  • 519

    5 August 1944

  • 541

    11 August 1944

  • 645

    22 September 1944

  • 662

    3 October 1944

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 June 2019 08:25:42 Emily Changes to mission associations
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Associated missions

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 15:34:08 Emily Changes to person associations
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Associated person

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 15:16:49 mscheerer1 Created entry with caption
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This is the military service record for my Grandfather Philip G. Rodgers. It has been in my family since he completed his tour in WWII

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