Goode, Joseph Edward

Individual Personnel Data
Name Goode, Joseph Edward   
Rank Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 13015979   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #179 dated 8 September 1944
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 26 February 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special orders #194 dated 1 October 1944.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Orr, James WPilotTBD
2nd Lt. Jackson, Taylor HCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Moon, William EBombardierCT
CPL. Kennebeck, Edwin ERadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Goode, Joseph EdwardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Rauch, John, JrBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Ozyjowski, Eugene (NMI)Tail GunnerKIA
CPL. Reed, Gordon WilburFlexible GunnerPOW
CPL. Spafford, Kenneth CFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 36 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
C Wing, lead group. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38615 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Went over target but did not release bombs due to bomb bay malfunction; bomb bay doors could not be fully opened, either electrically or manually. Returned bombs to base.
Sortie Report
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; returned as briefed.
Sortie Report
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron.
Sortie Report
207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38615 Combat Mission Credit
At 1100 hrs in the vicinity of [Bad] Iburg, aircraft was hit by flak and peeled off from formation with #2 wing tank smoking and leaking; last seen over Osnabrück with wheels down and under control; no chutes; landed in allied territory, near Brussels, with all crew safe.
Sortie Report
210 14 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
213 18 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
214 19 October 1944 Target: Heinrich Lanz Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron flying spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Butzweilerdorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
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226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
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227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑39888 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to #3 engine supercharger failing.
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38062 Aborted mission after taking off.
Hot camera ship. Aborted due to mechanical failure; landed away at Halesworth; jettisoned bombs in Channel.
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233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron.
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235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy. Gee-H ship.
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239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy. Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
255 15 January 1945 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
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256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron hot camera ship. Landed away at RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire.
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260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Ridgewell Airfield, Station 167.
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
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265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
High squadron flying spare; joined formation. Bombed with the group but returned independently due to internal engine failure.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6892 Did not take off because bad weather halted flight operations.
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268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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