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Frank J Deuerling

Military

Flew on 'Priority Girl' 42-97305 on June 18, 1944.

Service

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97304

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/2/44; Gr Island 5/3/44; Grenier 20/3/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-C] Bassingbourn 1/4/44; Missing in Action 50m Munich 31/7/44 with Henry Supchak, Co-pilot: John Karlac, Navigator: Telson Fineman, Bombardier: Wilson Leahy, Flight...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 282

    27 March 1944
    This mission might be likened to a "shotgun blast" as a combined force 714 heavy bombers are despatched form all three Air Divisions to attack 11 different German airfields and air depots in France. Mission summary follows: ...

  • 8th Air Force 283

    28 March 1944
    A force of 450 heavy bombers from all three Air Divisions is despatched to bomb the German E-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland and German airfields in France. Mission Summary follows: ...

  • 8th Air Force 284

    29 March 1944
    This mission is composed of two separate elements. The first element is a combined force of 238 B-17s of 1st Air Division: 91BG; 92BG; 303BG; 305BG; 306BG; 351BG; 379BG; 381BG; 384BG; 401BG and 457BG are despatched to bomb the industrial areas of...

  • 8th Air Force 298

    11 April 1944

  • 301

    13 April 1944

  • 309

    20 April 1944

  • 315

    24 April 1944

  • 317A

    25 April 1944

  • 319A

    26 April 1944

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Events

Event Location Date
Enlisted New Cumberland, PA 17070, USA 24 October 1941
Based Bassingbourn 14 March 1944

Reported for combat duty in the 323rd BS.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 August 2018 10:45:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Via correspondence from Frank Kenneth Deuerling, son of Frank J. Deuerling .

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Armando Sinibaldo mission log account / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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