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Roy I Ploeger

Military

He was an original crew member of the group and a member of Henry Terry crew. He flew the first raid over Germany on 27 Jan 1943.

AM

Service

Units served with

  • 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

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Poltava, Poltavs'ka oblast, Ukraine 20 August 1944

He was assigned to Detachment Number 1, Headquarters Eastern Command, U.S. Strategic Air Forces in Europe AAF 539 on Special Order #77, Headquarters Eastern Command dated 20 August 1944.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2015 20:47:40 bombercommand Changes to events and place associations
Sources

Special Order #77, Headquarters Eastern Command, U.S. Strategic Air Forces in Europe

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

306th BGA Collection / http://www.306bg.org/crewphotos/Crew%20Pictures%20Adam-Rector/Crew%20Pictures%2072dpi/T_Armstrong%2072%20dpi.jpg / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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