Hassing, Eugene Theron

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hassing, Eugene Theron
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-761936
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #140 dated 17 July 1944, effective 17 July 1944.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 18 December 1944 - to Casual Pool, 70th Replacement Depot, AAF Station Chorley, effective 13 December 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 13 December 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Placed on seven days Temporary Duty (7) to Southport, AAF Station 524 (a Flak house) on 30 October 1944 to carry out the instructions of the Commanding General per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #213 dated 28 October 1944.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Hassing, Eugene TheronPilotCT
2nd Lt. McDaniel, Earl ClarkCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Pougiales, George FrancisNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Reeder, James LouisBombardierCT
S/SGT. Williams, David HRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Wiggin, George OwenEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Sullivan, Robert JBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Peterson, William JTail GunnerCT
SGT. Head, Robert LaverneFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Carmack, Ted MorganFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 35 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Pilot 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
H Group Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Pilot 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group. One bomb dropped between IP and target.
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
177 11 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Pilot 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
178 12 August 1944 Target: "Landing Ground"
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: La Perthe, France
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Low group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Pilot 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107058.
Sortie Report
184 25 August 1944 Target: Airfield & Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Anklam, Germany
Pilot 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Pilot 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Pilot 42‑102500 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Lead group
Sortie Report
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation; aircraft struck by flak just before the IP; after dropping bombs on target left formation, apparently under control; landed away in France; crew returned to GU.
Sortie Report
201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Pilot 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Pilot 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth Squadron. Togglier Dale Dean Peloke killed by Flak.
Sortie Report
210 14 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
211 15 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Lead Squadron
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
225 11 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft, replaced 43‑38501. Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron, B Group, hot camera ship.
Sortie Report

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