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Raymond J Nathe

Military

Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

In Memoriam

Ploesti Sortie Reports, 389th Bomb Group

Service

People

  • Glenn Binder

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • Orville Browning

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • John Clarkston

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • Herman Dickman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • Wilbur Gutknecht

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • Joseph Mattingly

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • Philip Murphy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer;Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • Dale Sisson

    Military | Major | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

  • William Sivley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40743.

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Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

  • 42-40743 'Zebra'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D Liberator 42-40743 567th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF. Aircraft took part in the 1st Aug 43 low-level mission to Ploesti, Romania, piloted by Dale L Sisson, returned safely to Libya. ...

Missions

  • Operation Tidal Wave

    1 August 1943
    Operation TIDAL WAVE. B-24D Liberators attack the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24s that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2019 11:58:56 general ira snapsorter Changes to highest rank, role, biography, memoriam, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Ploesti Sortie Reports, 389th Bomb Group

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Page 362 in the book 2ND AIR DIVISIONby Turner Publishing Company, 1998 edition (D790.A2S45), 389th BG Roster

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