Hepp, Eugene Francis

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hepp, Eugene Francis   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-707053   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #75 dated 21 April 1944, effective 12 April 1944.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 22 May 1944
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11
Additional Information
Assignment orders of 21 April 1944 amended to read Effective Date 12 April 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #94 dated 20 May 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4954 (43.748 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Hickey, Jack FranklinPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Sweeney, Ned HardyCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Hepp, Eugene FrancisNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Merkley, Ronald CharlesBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Hardman, John BethanyRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Stevens, Howard OrvilleEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Allen, John Samuel, JrBall Turret GunnerTR
SGT. Cook, Herbert ArnoTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Fitch, John GilmoreFlexible GunnerKIA
CPL. Fugate, Roger (NMI)Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 7 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
97 27 April 1944 Target: Toul/Croix de Metz Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Navigator 42‑31211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
99 1 May 1944 Target: Launch Site in Foret Nationale de Tournehem
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Foret Nationale de Tournehem, France
Navigator 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
100 4 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, composite high group, 94th CBW.
Sortie Report
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑102402 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
103 8 May 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Navigator 42‑97072 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
108 15 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Navigator 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
111 21 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (Supergun Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Navigator 42‑97449 Aborted mission after taking off.
Group A High Squadron Lead. Turned back at 1246 hrs because of an internal failure in #1 engine.
Sortie Report
112 22 May 1944 Target: Warehouse District in the Dock Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Navigator 42‑102402 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report

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