647

25 September 1944

Object Number - UPL 13815 - 42-107057 BK-T, SPIRIT OF 96, 546th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group. Shot down on mission #647, 25 September 1944.

Mission Details

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Description: BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 6 T

FRANKFURT (Secondary)

Description: INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Notes: 1st Bomb Division was made up of 91st Bomb Group, 92nd BG, 305th BG, 306th BG, 351st BG, 379th BG, 381st BG, 384th BG, 385th BG,389th BG, 401st BG, 457th BG, 486th BG. 303rd Bomb Group stands down.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 1149.8 T

KOBLENZ/MOSEL (Primary)

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Notes: 2nd Bomb Division was made up of 44th BG, 92nd BG, 93rd BG, 385th BG, 389th BG, 445th BG, 446th BG, 453rd BG, 489th BG, 491 BG, 492nd BG. 458th BG, 466th BG, 467th Bomb Group stand down

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 673.5 T

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

LUDWIGSHAFEN (Primary)

Description: MARSHALLING YARDS

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 128 T

LUDWIGSHAFEN/OPAU (Primary)

Description: OIL REFINERY

Notes: 3rd Bomb Division was made up of B-17s is34th BG, 44th BG, 96th Bomb Group, 100th BG, 385th BG, 388th BG, 390th BG, 447th BG, 452nd BG, 486th BG, 490th BG, 493rd BG. 95th Bomb Group stands down.

  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 1133.5 T

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36743988
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: MOS 757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-760521
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:08
ContributorAAM
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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