Wollenweber, Herman, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Wollenweber, Herman, Jr   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-672010   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943
Duty Co-pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 16 September 1943
Reported missing on MACR 722 (20.367 MB)
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11
Additional Information
Placed on Temporary Duty (R&R) for seven days on or about 28 August 1943 to Stanbridge Earls, Hampshire per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #83 dated 27 August 1943.
Related Documents MACR 722 (20.367 MB)
POW Tales (0.278 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Koch, William S, "Willie"PilotTR
2nd Lt. Wollenweber, Herman, JrCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Knowling, Edward JohnsonNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Baggs, Joseph WBombardierCT
S/SGT. Davis, Preston AllenRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Turlington, Howard JoeEngineer / Top Turret GunnerEV
S/SGT. Wolven, William DavidBall Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Martin, BurniaTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Ordaz, Armando NoriegaFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Rogers, Marion ColemanFlexible GunnerKIA


Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 14 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Bombed primary target on wing lead.
Sortie Report
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron, #2 position (customary position for deputy, but not so designated on formation chart).
Sortie Report
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Tail Gunner 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
15 15 August 1943 Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Tail Gunner 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
17 17 August 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑3429 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
21 6 September 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑5852 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy. Landed away at Hornchurch, Essex, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
22 7 September 1943 Target: Bruxelles-Evere Airfield/Repair Depot
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Co-pilot 42‑29768 Aborted mission after taking off.
Sortie Report
23 9 September 1943 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Lille-Vendeville & Vitry-en-Artois, France
Co-pilot 42‑29768 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
24 16 September 1943 Target: Blockade Runner Ship (in Loire River)
Type: Transportation
Location: Nantes, France
Co-pilot 42‑5849 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down by enemy aircraft; crashed near Rennes, France; MACR 722.
Sortie Report

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