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Edmund Zieba

Military

Completed Tour, Returned to USA.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102548

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 544th Bomb Squadron/384th Bomb Group [SU-M] Grafton Underwood 20/4/44; 547BS [SO-M]; Missing in Action Stettin 13/5/44 with Charles Washington Baker Jr., Co-pilot: Leonard Koos,...

  • 42-107057 SPIRIT OF 96

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 8/2/44; Gr Island 19/2/44; Presque Is 5/3/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-T] Grafton Underwood 11/4/44; Missing in Action Frankfurt 25/9/44 with Noel Plowman, Co-pilot: Larry Ferguson, Navigator: Ed Cheresnik, Bombardier: Carl Hart, Radio...

  • 42-107083

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 15/2/44; Grenier 11/3/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-B] Grafton Underwood 6/4/44; 546BS [BK-B]; Missing in Action Koblenz 27/12/44 with Elmer Nelson, Bill Horan, Marton Dobrow, Derald Melton, Edmund Zaleski, Tom Raught, Ken Rohr (7 Killed...

  • 42-30026 BATTLE WAGON

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/4/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG as BATTLE WAGON but not to UK; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-J] 29/5/43; Returned to the USA 13/7/43; 4100 BU Patterson 31/7/43; 4000 BU Patterson 5/12/43...

  • 42-31045

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/9/43; Gd Island 1/11/43; Assigned 305BG Chelveston 11/11/43; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-M] Grafton Underwood 29/11/43; on ferry trip to Lt Staught for installation of GEE equipment 8/2/44 with Henry Markow, Co-pilot: Ed Lundgren,...

  • 42-31222 Lazy Daisy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 4/10/43; Gr Island 17/10/43; Memphis 24/10/43; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-D] Grafton Underwood 546 [BK-D] 23/11/43; Missing in Action Magdeburg (Berlin) 28/9/44 with Jim Brodie, Co-pilot: Lloyd Vevle, ng-Byron Atkins, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-31375

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/10/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-S] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; Missing in Action Stettin 11/4/44 with John Rich, Co-pilot: George Wehry, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Howard Eklund, Radio Operator: Henry Montagne, Ball turret...

  • 42-37776 LADY DREW

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 25/8/43; Gr Island 19/9/43; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 18/10/43; 1 BAD 23/10/43; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-R] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; then 486BG Sudbury 16/7/44; retUS 21/3/45; 1103 BU Morrison 16/4/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 42-97139 'FLAK HOPPER'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 11/3/44; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-M] Grafton Underwood 12/3/44; crashed on take off for mission 16/6/44 with Ken Ungerman, Co-pilot: Chas Widner, Navigator: Evan...

  • 42-97251

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/44; Gr Island 27/2/44; Grenier 13/3/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-O] Grafton Underwood 24/3/44; battle damaged Aschaffenburg 21/1/45 with Ray Cook; crash landed two miles NW Old Weston, UK and exploded, 100+m, Salvaged.

Events

Event Location Date
Completed Tour of Duty 28 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2015 15:19:53 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Additional details from:
http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=4406

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

8th AF News, June 2000, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=z... / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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