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Thomas G Scott

Military

Tail gunner, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS.
Credited with one German fighter damaged on the 29 July 1943 mission.

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People

  • Charles Ohl

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Capt. Ohl was Pilot of one of the original 381st Bomb Group Crews. Often flying the B-17 they named 'Romance', He flew March - November 1943 and on his 27th mission, to Glelsenkrchen, Ger., their A/C was hit and Capt. Ohl and his Co-Pilot were...

  • Donald Schneider

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    BTG, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 30 July 1943 mission.

  • Mike Sikorski

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 381st Bomb Group
    Radio operator, Ohl, C. B-17 Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS, Elyra OH

  • Harold Stralser

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Navigator, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS, Detroit MI. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 4 October 1943 mission.

  • Dean Sword

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Waist gunner, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 14 October 1943 mission.

  • Joseph Tanney

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    ETTG, Ohl crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one probable German fighter on the 29 July 1943 mission.

  • Gilbert Whitford

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    WG, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS.

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Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 534th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29832 Our Mom

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/43; Casper 13/3/43; Smoky Hill 3/4/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-H] Chelveston 18/5/43 SPIRIT OF A NATION; transferred 534BS/381BG [GD-H] Ridgewell 22/8/8/43; AFSC 5/4/44; Returned to the USA Tinker 16/6/44; Memphis 13/7/44;...

  • 42-30004

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/4/43; Smoky Hill 22/4/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-B] Ridgewell 15/6/43 JANICE; transferred 305BG [WF-Q] Chelveston 22/8/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Ellsworth Kenyon, Co-pilot: Tom Davis, Navigator:...

  • 42-30029 Chap's Flying Circus

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Pueblo 8/4/43; Smoky Hill 11/5/43; Dow Fd 21/5/43; Assigned 535BS/381BG [MS-P] Ridgewell 29/5/43 with Frank Chapman, Dick Robinson, Bill Hodge, Wilson Cupp, Otha Frost, Edwin Myers, Ed Pope, John Wardell, Bill Richardson, Bob...

  • 42-3028

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 11/1/43; Smyrna 1/2/43; Lincoln 21/4/43; Hobbs 7/5/43; Dow 30/5/43; Hobbs 11/6/43; force landed base with G.J. Maloney 26/6/43; Kelly 2/1/44; with Tom Hill force landed Hobbs Aux Fd 19/1/44; Stinson 21/3/44; Recl Comp 3/1/46.

  • 42-30721 Sweet and Lovely

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 19/7/43; Gr Isle 11/8/43; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 31/8/43; transferred 533BS/381BG [VP-T] Ridgewell 20/9/43; 28m 8AF Fight Com, Debden (Radwinter) as radio relay aircraft 25/4/44; 610BS/398BG [3O- ] Nuthampstead 15/11/44; to 435 ASGp...

  • 42-30732

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 21/7/43; Geiger 6/8/43; Pendleton 7/8/43; crash landed Prestwick, Scotland with Eugene Boyd 13/9/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-B] Ridgewell 26/9/43; 7m on non-op ferry trip with personnel to Lt Staughton Depot 3/2/42, with Harold...

  • 42-30834 'Mickey Finn'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/8/43; Geiger 15/8/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-E] Ridgewell 23/9/43; 9m battle damaged Frankfurt 4/2/44 with John Kuhl, Co-pilot: Ashley Hamory, rest of crew?etc., two engines out, but crew decided to make for home only to crash...

  • 42-3118 Daisy June, Shack Rabbit, The Green Hornet

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/2/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-A] Thurleigh 16/4/43 DAISY JUNE; transferred 413BS SHACK RABBIT; transferred 534BS/381BG [GD-N] Ridgewell 6/7/43; Missing in Action 14m Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Austin Larson, Co...

  • 42-37754 Who Dat - The Dingbat!

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 17/8/43; Assigned 534BS/381 BG [GD-K] Ridgewell 20/9/43; on 9th mission Rheims 28/3/44 with Dan Henry, Co-pilot: Bob Chrisler, Navigator: Fred Beardsworth, Bombardier: Rudi Jaciak, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sebastian Quaresma,...

  • 42-39808

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 7/9/43; Scott 29/9/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-F] Ridgewell 19/10/43; {4+m} Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Harold Hytinen, Co-pilot: Bill Cronin, Navigator: Rich Maustead{all 3 wia}, rest ? (10 Returned to Duty); battle...

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Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 66

    23 June 1943
    A combined force of 172 B-17s is despatched from 91BG (13); 92BG (14); 303BG (22); 305BG (21); 306BG (22); 351BG (20); 379BG (20); 381BG (22); and 384BG (18). Also 8 YB-40 gunships from 92BG are interspersed in the formation. The intention was for 140...

  • VIII Bomber Command 68

    26 June 1943
    The targets for today are all Luftwaffe installations: the Villacoublay air depot SW of Paris, France is the primary; the airfield at Poissy, France is attacked as the secondary because of cloud cover; the airfield at Tricqueville, France; and the...

  • VIII Bomber Command 69

    28 June 1943
    The primary specific target for this mission are the lock gates at St. Nazaire, France to be attacked by two separate formations and also another force is despatched to bomb the German airfield at Beaumon Le Roger, France. A formation of 120 B-17s of...

  • VIII Bomber Command 73

    14 July 1943
    The German air depot at Villacoublay, France and the German airfields Amiens/Glisy and Le Bourget at Paris, France are the primary targets for this mission. These attacks are made by three separate elements: 116 B-17s are despatched from 92BG (15);...

  • VIII Bomber Command 76

    25 July 1943
    This mission was composed of three elements. The primary targets were the diesel engine works at Hamburg, Germany; the shipyards at Kiel, Germany and the aircraft industries at Warnemude, Germany, but weather frustrated the effort. The first element...

  • VIII Bomber Command 77

    26 July 1943
    The German rubber industry at Hannover, Germany and the U-Boat shipyards at Hamburg, Germany are the primary focus of this mission. In addition, a German ship convoy and targets of opportunity at Wilhelmshaven and Wesermunde are bombed. The first...

  • VIII Bomber Command 79

    29 July 1943
    The primary targets for this mission are the port facilities at Kiel, Germany and the Heinkel aircraft factories at Warnemunde, Germany. A combined force of 168 B-17s from: 91BG (18); 92BG (14 these included 1 Y-B40 gunship); 305BG (19); 306BG (18);...

  • VIII Bomber Command 80

    30 July 1943
    The aircraft factories at Kassel, Germany are the primary targets for this mission. The mission is flown by two elements of B-17s which attack 15 minutes apart. The firts element is a combined force of 119 B-17s from: 91BG (20); 303BG (23); 351BG (21);...

  • VIII Bomber Command 81

    12 August 1943
    This mission is separated into two elements. The first element is a combined force of 183 B-17s from 1st Bomb Division: 91BG (22); 92BG (19); 303BG (20); 305BG (20); 306BG (20); 351BG (21); 379BG (21); 381BG (20); and 384BG (20) are dispatched to bomb...

  • VIII Bomber Command 84

    17 August 1943
    The mission flown on 17-Aug-43, the 1st anniversary of the 1st mission flown by the 8th Air Force, is probably the most written about mission of the war. This is the famous Schweinfurt/Regensburg mission on which 60 B-17s are lost. It has been dubbed ...

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Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2019 03:25:14 Susanne Changes to events, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Information obtained from S/Sgt. Thomas G, Scott's "Tour of Operational Missions" dated 11/18/1943.

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2017 02:53:29 ARowe95 Changes to awards, events and person associations
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ARowe95

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2017 02:57:48 ARowe95 Changes to highest rank, biography, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

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