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Raymond A Ohm

Military

He flew on Robert Brown crew. Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944.
Shot down on 09 Dec 1943 by flak on B-17 # 43-38362 "Sleepy Time Gal". Crew bailed out near Wolfach, and aircraft continued unmanned and crashed about 60 km away near Fouchy, France. POW at Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12.

AM 2OLC,

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People

  • Jack Baasel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Robert Brown crew. He reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. Flew on 42-97181 on 3 January 1045. He was off combat on 02 Apr 1945. AM 3OLC,

  • Jerrold Fann

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Robert Brown crew. Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. Shot down by flak on 9 December 1944 mission to Stuttgart in B-17 #43-38362 "Sleepy Time Gal". Crew bailed out near Wolfach. Aircraft continued unmanned and crashed about 60 km away near...

  • James Walden

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier / Navigator | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    29 missions. Shot down over Stuttgart 6 December 1944 in AC #4338362. POW Stalag Luft I, Barth. Plane was 'Sleepy Time Gal'. He flew on Robert Brown crew. AM w/ 4 OLC/ PH/ POW

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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,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97185

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/2/44; Wright 23/2/44; Gr Island 28/2/44; Grenier 13/3/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 20/3/44; transferred 369BS/306BG [WW-J] Thurleigh 31/3/44; Missing in Action Dresden 14/2/45 with Capt Boylston Lewis, Co-pilot: Bob Whitelaw,...

  • 43-38362 Sleepytime Gal

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/7/44; Kearney 3/8/44; Dow Fd 10/8/44; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-K] Thurleigh 22/8/44; Missing in Action Stuttgart 9/12/44 with Bob Brown (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bill Giglio, Navigator: James B. Walden, Bombardier: Jim Moore,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Winslow, Arizona, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) England 6 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2018 07:26:20 DennisWalden Changes to aircraft associations
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30 January 2018 00:57:18 DennisWalden Changes to biography
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Bio update

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18 December 2017 05:15:35 DennisWalden Changes to media associations
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18 December 2017 05:14:53 DennisWalden Changes to media associations
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27 September 2014 18:22:02 AAM AAM ingest
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http://www.306bg.org/crewphotos/Crew%20Pictures%20Adam-Rector/Crew%20Pictures%2072dpi/T_Brown,%20Robert%2072%20dpi.jpgNational Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11342 / MACR 11342, 306th BGA Collection, Russell Strong Index Cards, First Over Germany pg. 294, NARA, / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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