Lindberg, Gilbert R

Individual Personnel Data
Name Lindberg, Gilbert R
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-815514
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #150 dated 28 July 1944, effective 30 July 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 5 September 1944
Results Transferred
Additional Information
Transferred in grade to the Casual Pool, 8th AFRD, AAF Station 594 on 5 September 1944 per Squadron Morning Report.

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Lindberg, Gilbert RPilotTR
2nd Lt. Freiman, Peter PaulCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Mass, Russell CNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Frakes, Robert KnoxBombardierTR
S/SGT. Greer, James RaymondRadio Operator / GunnerTR
S/SGT. Phelps, Charles HEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTR
SGT. Miller, Irving LeroyBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Sweeney, Clarence JosephTail GunnerTR
SGT. Maas, Robert FrederickFlexible GunnerTR
SGT. Stafford, Walter EdwardFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 8 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
176 9 August 1944 Target: Erding Airdrome & Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Erding, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
177 11 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Co-pilot 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
178 12 August 1944 Target: "Landing Ground"
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: La Perthe, France
Pilot 42‑39888 Aborted mission after taking off.
Lead group. Turned back because the radio-compass was out.
Sortie Report
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Pilot 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
180 14 August 1944 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Pilot 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
181 16 August 1944 Target: Delitzsch Air Field and Air Equipment Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Delitzsch, Germany
Pilot 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
High group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
184 25 August 1944 Target: Airfield & Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Anklam, Germany
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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