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Arwine, Joe Arnold, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Arwine, Joe Arnold, Jr
Rank Flight Officer
Serial Number T-127688
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #190 dated 26 September 1944, effective 26 September 1944.
  • Assigned to the Casual Pool, 70th Replacement Depot, AAF Station 594 , per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 27 January 1945, effective 22 January 1945.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 22 January 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Ordered to Palace Hotel, Southport, AAF Station 524 (a Flak house) on 8 January 1945 for 7 days Temporary Duty to carry out instructions of the Commanding General per AAF Station 106 special Orders #5 dated 6 January 1945.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Galiano, Joe VPilotCT
2nd Lt. LeSuer, Herman PaulCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Arwine, Joe Arnold, JrNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Dorsey, Albert LeonardBombardierCT
SGT. Fischer, George (NMI), JrRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Black, Howard VincentEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
PVT. Portugal, Walter LBall Turret GunnerCT
PVT. Ginder, John PershingTail GunnerCT
PVT. Foust, John Monroe, IIIFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Ducsay, Joseph C, JrFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 35 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Navigator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Navigator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Third Squadron.
Sortie Report
211 15 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
213 18 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
214 19 October 1944 Target: Heinrich Lanz Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth Squadron.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 43‑38750 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Navigator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 43‑38750 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Navigator 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Navigator 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 43‑38750 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Navigator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship; landed away at White Waltham, due to weather.
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Navigator 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Navigator 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Navigator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Navigator 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron, B Group, hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Navigator 43‑38850 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Navigator 42‑31484 Scrubbed: Did Not Take Off
Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
Sortie Report
243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Göns, Germany
Navigator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group.
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Navigator 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Navigator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Navigator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Navigator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Navigator 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Navigator 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Bury St. Edmunds Airfield, Suffolk.
Sortie Report

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