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Raymond E Bloker


He flew on Andrew Kata crew. Reported to the ETO on 27 Apr 1944. Completed 30 missions from 4 May 1944 to 8 August 1944. Plane shot down -- Caen, France area 8 August 1944. 5 crew members captured after bail out/ pilot, copilot, navigator




  • Andrew Tolmachoff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    Andrew Tolmachoff was the youngest of eleven children born to Russian immigrant parents. After graduating from high school he had aspirations to be a major league baseball pitcher but the bombing of Pearl Harbor ended that dream. After enlisting...

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    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,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Fremont, 19 January 1924


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:05 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / / self, 306th BGA Collection, Russell Strong Index Cards, First Over Germany pg. 266, Combat Crews pg. 55 & 57,