Krizner, Albert Patrick

Individual Personnel Data
Name Krizner, Albert Patrick   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 33429747   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #38 dated 26 February 1944
Duty Tail Gunner
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 13 April 1944
Reported missing on MACR 3866 (16.978 MB)
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot A Row 12 Grave 16
Additional Information
Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #65 dated 5 April 1944.
Related Documents MACR 3866 (16.978 MB)
AR 44-03-24-524 (1.597 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Miller, Max JeanPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Dent, James E, JrCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Dubin, Leonard (NMI)NavigatorWNC
2nd Lt. Petrush, Joseph AdolpheBombardierWNC
S/SGT. Watson, Henry OverholtRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Rodden, Elvie LawrenceEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Schelberg, Saul JackBall Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Krizner, Albert PatrickTail GunnerKIA
SGT. Fulkerson, Edwin PierceFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. LeConey, Howard RudolphFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 7 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
75 16 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37792 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
79 22 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37792 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37792 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
81 24 March 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑31166 Flying spare; while returning as briefed, crash-landed at Nuthampstead; lost an engine on return which could not be feathered, causing ship to vibrate violently; he decided to land at fighter base; shortly after touching down, two P-38's pulled out in front of him and he immediately brought the ship up and crash-landed in the field beyond the runway, wheels up; all ten crew suffered injury, one seriously.
Sortie Report
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97477 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Atttebridge on return because of low fuel.
Sortie Report
87 10 April 1944 Target: Evere Airfield (50°54'3"N 4°20'9"E)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Tail Gunner 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑31048 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down during fighter attacks which lasted from 1354 to 1357 hrs; crashed near Mannheim, Germany. MACR 3866
Sortie Report

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