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Lt. Victor Jacobs - B, Capt. Lou Rehr - P, Lt. Frank Burgmeier, and James Siegling, . Laon Athies Airfield, France, November 1944. Pictured with "Ole 33 Gal", WT- A.



  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

    Selected Bibliography of Publications: ...


  • Frank Burgmeier

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator - B-26 Marauder
    Lt. Burgmeier grew up in Upstate New York. He married his wife, Tedi, in July 1943, just days before he left for his tour of duty as a navigator for the 323rd Bombardment Group. He kept a diary, which has been invaluable to historians studying the...

  • Louis Rehr

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | pilot - B-26 Marauder

  • James Siegling

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot
    Siegling served with the 323rd Bomb Group from 1 July 1944. He was transferred to the 397th Bomb Group in May 1945, then transferred again in June 1945. He retired from the US Air Force in 1970 as a Lieutenant Colonel.




Date Contributor Update
06 April 2022 07:18:38 Emily Changes to caption

Siegling identified by Frank Burgmeier

Date Contributor Update
26 January 2020 21:01:06 JMF Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations