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Donald H Schneider

Military

BTG, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS.
Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 30 July 1943 mission.

Service

People

  • Charles Ohl

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Capt. Ohl was Pilot of one of the original 381st Bomb Group Crews. Often flying the B-17 they named 'Romance', He flew March - November 1943 and on his 27th mission, to Glelsenkrchen, Ger., their A/C was hit and Capt. Ohl and his Co-Pilot were...

  • Thomas Scott

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Tail gunner, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one German fighter damaged on the 29 July 1943 mission.

  • Mike Sikorski

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 381st Bomb Group
    Radio operator, Ohl, C. B-17 Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS, Elyra OH

  • Harold Stralser

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Navigator, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS, Detroit MI. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 4 October 1943 mission.

  • Dean Sword

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Waist gunner, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 14 October 1943 mission.

  • Joseph Tanney

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    ETTG, Ohl crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one probable German fighter on the 29 July 1943 mission.

  • Gilbert Whitford

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    WG, Ohl, C. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS.

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Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 534th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 80

    30 July 1943
    The aircraft factories at Kassel, Germany are the primary targets for this mission. The mission is flown by two elements of B-17s which attack 15 minutes apart. The firts element is a combined force of 119 B-17s from: 91BG (20); 303BG (23); 351BG (21);...

Events

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Born

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2018 12:44:11 Win Bryson Changes to media associations
Sources

Ohl Family Collection

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2017 02:51:44 ARowe95 Changes to awards, events and person associations
Sources

ARowe95

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2017 03:00:47 ARowe95 Changes to highest rank, biography, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

ARowe95

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

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